Project Management Institute

Requirements: The Good, The Bad, and the Models to Close the Gap with Amanda Cardenas

Description

Topics: Project Management Business Analysis | Benefits Realization | Requirements Management | Stakeholder Engagement

This course starts with the perfect introduction for anyone looking to hone their team’s skills and knowledge around eliciting requirements. This course also helps experienced business analysis teams level-set across an organization on requirements terminology and concepts. This course emphasizes the importance in understanding business objectives to manage scope, including extensive practice with these skills. This course will teach the students to recognize different types of requirements and get an introduction to techniques for elicitation, scope management, models and requirements review. The visualization portion of the class provides intermediate and advanced business analysts, project managers, and product managers an incredibly powerful addition to their skill set through requirements modeling techniques. The content dives deeper into more than a dozen requirements models and when to use them. Understanding how to select models provides you with the ability to communicate with any audience – customers, developers, product managers, and senior management.

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the value of requirements (models) 
  • Understand various elicitation techniques 
  • Create clear requirements using the attributes of a good requirement and requirements set 
  • Analyze requirements for gaps using requirements models
  • Apply techniques for managing requirements
  • Understand how to measure the quality of requirements
  • Create requirements models to organize complex information rather than using only thousands of "system shall" statements
  • Understand 15 different types of Requirements Modeling Language (RML®) models, including Process Flows, Ecosystem Maps, Report Tables, Business Data Diagrams, and Feature Trees
  • Analyze and select the right model for the appropriate audience and situation
  • Understand how the proper use of models allows you to ensure the completeness of your requirements
  • Understand different types of models and how they relate to each other
  • Apply learned concepts to use models together and create a complete understanding of the system
  • Integrate models with any development methodology-from waterfall to agile

PDU Allocation Table

The table below displays the number of professional development units (PDUs) awarded for each PMI® credential, as they align to the PMI Talent Triangle®. Leadership and Strategic PDUs apply evenly across all credentials and Technical PDUs apply only to specific credentials. PDUs will be added in full to all eligible credentials.
Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP/PgMP 14 0 0 14.00
PMI-ACP 2 0 0 2.00
PMI-SP 0 0 0 0.00
PMI-RMP 0 0 0 0.00
PfMP 0 0 0 0.00
PMI-PBA 14 0 0 14.00
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Seminar Instructor(s)

Amanda

Amanda Cardenas

Amanda, a Senior Product Manager, is a Seilevel Certified Instructor and practitioner. Seilevel is a business analysis and product management company that helps lead Fortune 1000 companies to deliver quality software whose value increases significantly through the business analysis and product management process. Amanda works with her clients to effectively cut scope and deliver the minimum viable product, which saves companies millions of dollars in downstream costs. In addition to leading software development projects, she is passionate about helping organizations improve their business analysis and agile practices.

Course Information

PDUs
14
CEUs
1.4
Level
Applied
Length
2 Days
Dates
20 - 21 May 2020

Price

Member Price
US$1560.00
(US$1456.00 before 4 April)
Non-Member Price
US$1862.00
(US$1612.00 before 4 April)
Government Pricing
US$1456.00

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