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Analyzing and Validating Business Requirements


The ultimate objective of a business analysis, process improvement or information technology project is to improve business results. Study three proven approaches to analyzing current conditions, business needs and technology enablers. Use business process analysis techniques to convert raw requirements data into a workable solution.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze user requirements, functional requirements, and quality of service requirements
  • Devise "to be" process and system designs
  • Determine requirements attributes, and verify and validate those requirements

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Course Outline/Topics

Seminar Outline

What to analyze
Understanding of current and future business state
Identified use cases
Business requirements
Operational requirements
Impact of the solution on the existing infrastructure

Analysis tools and techniques

Requirements traceability

Validating and satisfying requirements
Criteria for valid requirements
Prototyping and walk-throughs

Verifying requirements
Criteria for verification before hand-off for solution development
Change control

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This program can be applied toward the:

The Business Analyst Essentials course is recommended for someone with little or no practical BA knowledge or experience.

"A great class. I would highly recommend it. The instructor offered great examples, she engaged the class, and offered additional materials to help meet our needs. "
Julie Merck, Herzing University, April, 2012

Dates and locations to be announced.
Fee: $845
CEUs: 1.4, PDUs: 14, CDUs: 14
Email us with your interest, contact:
Maribeth Sacho, Program Associate,, 414-227-3337
Anne O'Meara, Program Director,, 414-227-3311


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