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Workshop - More Advanced Business Analysis Requirements - August 13

  • 13 Aug 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • George Brown College Casa Loma Campus, 146 Kendall Avenue, Toronto, ON (Dupont TTC Subway Station)


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MORE Advanced
Business Analysis


Recap Content from June 25th Workshop

  • What is requirements engineering
  • Recap content from the June 25, 2016 workshop
  • Updating the role of a business analyst
  • Requirements engineering in context
    • What is requirements engineering
    • Benefits of good requirements dev
    • What is a requirement
  • Requirements and stakeholders
    • Collecting requirements
  • Requirements in the systems dev lifecycle
    • Requirements engineering
    • Requirements management
  • Requirements engineering next steps
  • Approach to requirements analysis
  • Requirements analysis process
    • Establish work context
    • Investigate current situation

Requirements Analysis Process

  • Capture High-Level Requirements
  • Analyze Solution Options
  • Product Boundaries and To-Be Processes
  • Defining the Product Scope
  • To-Be Models
  • CPPOLDAT: Tool for Impact Assessment
  • Define Requirements
  • Trawling for Requirements
  • Deriving Requirements
  • Business Processes and Product Use Cases
  • Use Cases: Modeling Detailed System
  • Use Cases: 
  • Actor Interactive
Use Cases
  • Introduction
  • Use Case Diagrams
  • System Boundaries: Showing External Systems
  • Actors
  • Relationships
    • Extends
    • Uses
  • Use Case Description Types
  • Narrative
    • Free Form Text
    • Sequence
    • Conversation
    • Flowchart / Activity Diagram
    • Types Compared
  • Use Case Template
  • Identifying Use Cases
Requirements Specification
  • Business Requirements Specification
  • Deriving Detailed Requirements (Functional)
  • Deriving Detailed Requirements (Non-functional)
    • Deriving Non-functional Requirements from Processes
  • Next Steps
Writing Good Requirements
  • System Requirements
  • Importance of Writing Good Requirements
  • Characteristics of Good Requirements
  • Functional and Non-functional Requirements
    • Functional Requirements
      • Fit Criteria
    • Non-functional Requirements
      • Measure
      • Types
    • Which are what?
    • Characteristics of Bad Requirements
  • Guidelines for Writing Requirements
    • Atomic Requirements
    • Additional Guidelines
    • Translate Information
    • The KANO Model for Prioritizing
  • Prioritizing Requirements
    • Tools for Capturing Requirements
    • Traceability in the BARD Process
    • Next Steps
Requirements Gathering
  • "Traditional" Analysis and Design
  • Gathering Methods
  • Review Current System(s)
  • Review Existing Documents
  • Conduct Interviews
    • Question Funnel
  • Framework for Developing Questions
  • Observe Users
  • Workshops
  • Prototyping - Developing a Shell Solution
    • Uses and Drawbacks
  • Conceptual Model
  • Requirements Gathering Mindset


When put into practice, the benefits of business analysis and requirements definition are many.

Business Analysts involved with defining requirements definition. Business Architects, Management, Senior BAs

Change professionals who may want to know more about the discipline of Business Analysis and Requirements Definition


Judith Oja-Gillam

Senior Consultant

Judith has thirty plus years in Financial Services Business Management Consulting and Business Architecture including Strategy, Sales, Service, Control functions, Operations and IT.

Judith has proven ability to lead teams in the design, development and execution of strategic approaches to transformational change, organizational design and business process engineering practices. Focus is on generating business value and capability.

A published SME who is frequently called upon to speak or deliver workshops at leading conferences and events.


Class time duration: 6.00 hours

IIBA CDU credits: 6.0 credits

Chapter Member Price: $249

Non-Member Price: $299

Chapter Member Early Bird Price:  $199

Non-Member Early Bird Price:  $249

Cancellation by participant

Students will receive a refund only if IIBA Toronto receives a notice of cancellation more than 10 full calendar days (not including the class date) before the class start date.

If a student does not attend a scheduled session, there will be no refund or reschedule given. Payment is forfeited.

Student substitutions are allowed.

Cancellation or reschedule by IIBA Toronto

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