Eliciting Requirements with Stakeholder Collaboration

Description: 

This two-day course covers requirements elicitation techniques that engage and involve stakeholders, and when and how to use each technique. Using hands-on activities, you will learn how to prepare questions, conduct interviews, facilitate group-brainstorming sessions, organize the results, create storyboards and prototypes and present results.

Topics covered include:

  • Tasks in the Elicitation and Collaboration Knowledge Area
  • Preparing for elicitation
  • Identifying user roles and tasks
  • Conducting interviews and preparing questions
  • Facilitation techniques for use with groups
  • Brainstorming techniques
  • Preparing surveys using Kano analysis
  • Encouraging stakeholder collaboration
  • Selecting elicitation techniques for specific situations

This course was formerly titled Eliciting Requirements: Techniques and Considerations.

Who Should Enroll: 
  • Business analysts
  • Executives and functional managers
  • Project managers
  • Programmers interested in expanding their effectiveness
  • Other individuals involved in project work
Learning Outcomes: 
  • How to analyze stakeholders
  • How to define user roles
  • How to prepare for and conduct an interview
  • How to conduct an observation
  • How to facilitate groups in requirements workshops using techniques that engage workshop participants
  • How to create effective surveys using Kano analysis
  • How to select appropriate elicitation techniques for different situations by considering project risks, project approach and time constraints
Prerequisites: 

The Business Analysis Essentials class is recommended but not required as the first course in the series. All students must complete this course as part of the certificate program.

Continuing Education Hours: 
Project Management Institute: 13 PDUs-Technical
International Institute of Business Analysis: 12 CDUs
Continuing Education Units: 1.3 CEUs
Applies Towards Certificates:
Discounts: 

Save $655 by registering for the Business Analysis Certificate Program, a series of seven courses (including this one) that can be taken in any order. The registration cost for the certificate program is $4,490, while the cost to register for all seven courses separately is $5,145.

Additional Information: 

The workshop includes material from the International Institute of Business AnalysisTM (IIBA®Agile Extension to the BABOK® Guide and A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide).

UT Austin Gold Seal Certificate:

If you did not register for the Business Analysis Certificate Program bundle but you are still interested in receiving your UT Austin Gold Seal Certificate, please fill out this statement of intent to let us know. You have three years to complete the certificate, starting from the start date of your first class. If you would like to find out if previously-taken courses count towards the certificate requirements, please reach out to your Enrollment and Success Coordinator at tecmgmt@austin.utexas.edu. We will present you with your certificate in your final class.

 

The Center for Professional Education is an Endorsed Education Provider of the IIBA® (EEP # E48092). IIBA®, the IIBA® logo, BABOK® Guide and Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® are registered trademarks owned by International Institute of Business Analysis. These trademarks are used with the express permission of International Institute of Business Analysis.