Requirements Management - Managing Project Scope from Concept to Completion

Requirements Management - Managing Project Scope from Concept to Completion

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12:00On-Demand LearningUSD $850.00
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A good working knowledge of project management, as well as some experience managing projects

Course Level



Poor requirements definition and lack of adequate change control procedures to requirements and scope are the primary contributors to project difficulty and failure. This workshop will provide you with the knowledge, tools, and techniques required to minimize or avoid these pitfalls.

Who Should Attend

You should attend this workshop if you need to:

  • Acquire and accurately communicate project requirements
  • Negotiate trade-offs that result in potentially more successful projects
  • Effectively manage change control
  • Implement configuration management consistent with organizational needs
  • Disseminate the principles of effective requirements management to other team members
Performance Focus
  • Key stakeholder and influencer identification and assessment
  • Requirements documentation
  • Requirements gathering
  • Progressive elaboration
  • Requirements analysis and negotiation
  • Requirements validation
  • Modeling and structured methods
  • Formal specification
  • Change control
  • Configuration management
What You Will Learn

You’ll learn how to:

  • Build a consistent and meaningful requirements taxonomy and hierarchy for requirements definition and development
  • Use progressive elaboration and modeling techniques in requirements workshops to elicit and verify requirements
  • Validate requirements using reviews, walkthroughs, and inspections
  • Elicit, organize, and prioritize requirements
  • Systematically analyze, elaborate, and derive requirements at the appropriate levels of detail
  • Use checklists, questionnaires, and document templates in the requirements development process
  • Negotiate and resolve requirements-related conflicts among key project stakeholders
  • Manage changing requirements across the project lifecycle
  • Verify requirements during the testing and acceptance phase of the project
Course Overview

Getting Started

  • Introductions
  • Course structure
  • Course goals and objectives

Requirements Framework

  • Project and product requirements definitions
  • Characteristics of good requirements
  • Enumeration of those involved in defining project requirements
  • Concept of progressive elaboration and its application to defining requirements

Developing Requirements: The Process

  • High-level requirements development and management process
  • Iterative components of the requirements development process
  • Product and project requirements
  • Classifying project requirements

Progressively Elaborating Product Scope

  • Defining and elaborating scope

- Starting requirements definition

- Project work request

- Requirements overview

- Project proposal

- Project charter

  • More detailed documents

- Scope statement

- Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

- Requirements definition document

- Procurement statement of work

  • Contracts and plans

Gathering Requirements Information

  • Requirements gathering techniques
  • Sources of information
  • Essential research skills
  • Requirements gathering tools

Using Structured Techniques and Modeling

  • Models and requirements
  • Data, process, and object models
  • Dynamic modeling techniques
  • Using Use Cases

Specifying Requirements

  • Specifying requirements
  • Essential technical writing skills
  • SMART requirements
  • Quality attributes
  • Prioritizing requirements

Managing Changing Requirements

  • Why and when requirements change
  • Change management and control
  • Requirements traceability
  • Requirement tools

Validating and Verifying Requirements

  • Requirements confirmation techniques
  • Validating requirements
  • Verifying requirements
  • Using checklists


  • What did we learn, and how can we implement this in our work environments?

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs)

Technical Leadership Strategic Total
Project Management Professional (PMP)® 6.00 1.00 5.00 12.00
PMI Program Management Professional (PgMP)® 6.00 1.00 5.00 12.00
PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® 0 1.00 5.00 6.00
PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)® 0 1.00 5.00 6.00
PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® 0 1.00 5.00 6.00
PMI Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)® 0 1.00 5.00 6.00
PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® 4.00 1.00 5.00 10.00

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