Requirements Gathering, Analysis and Documentation

Develop a requirements-gathering approach to enterprise and systems analysis, starting with a clear problem statement that identifies the direction for potential solutions. Examine a variety of systems solutions and learn to apply best practice methods, processes, and tools involved in gathering, managing, analyzing, evaluating, validating, and verifying requirements to ensure success. Interpret these requirements in the context of the business, functional and non-functional requirements. Learn to write audience-appropriate requirements documentation and make recommendations for the best business solutions.

Curriculum topics include:

  • Introduction to Requirements
  • Analyzing the Organization
  • Determining the Scope of the Problem
  • Identifying Potential Systems Solutions
  • Developing a Requirements Gathering Approach
  • Gathering Data from Information Sources
  • Eliciting Requirements from Stakeholders
  • Preparing for Analysis
  • Why Analyze?
  • Categorizing Requirements
  • Writing Requirements Documentation
  • Ensuring Requirements Quality
  • Tracing Requirements
  • Who Needs to Provide Approval?
  • The Approval Process

Earn 40 CDUs/48 PDUs

This course can be applied to the UBC Certificate in Business Analysis and UBC Certificate in Project Management (Part-Time).

Course Format

The format of this course is 100% online. Prior to 4pm PST on the start date of the course, an email will be sent to all registered students containing instructions on how to access the online Learning Management System.

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