Business Analysis Training: Requirements, Use Cases & Modeling


Course Delivery

Live Instructor-Led Training

Course Description

The course Requirements, Use Cases & Modeling (Business Analysis Training) is a complete study of the requirements management roles & responsibilities of a business analyst. The training focusses on techniques for high quality business requirements & use case development in the context of systems development & process engineering. The course covers functional & non-functional requirements, business & system use cases, business process models, BPMN & more. The course concludes with a discussion of the testing and data modeling disciplines in the context of the overall business development lifecycle.

Course Dates and Pricing


Nov 27 - 30, 2018$2,775.00Dec 4 - 7, 2018$2,775.00Jan 15 - 18, 2019$2,775.00Feb 12 - 15, 2019$2,775.00Mar 12 - 15, 2019$2,775.00Apr 9 - 12, 2019$2,775.00

Course Outline

Business Analysis

Overview of Business Analysis
Business Analysts’ Roles and Responsibilities
Key Requirements Documents
Preparing the Business Cases
An Introduction to Project Management
Use Cases and the Analysis Process
Management of Requirements and Use Cases
The Complete Requirements Elicitation Process
Roles and Expectations of Team Members

Project Definition and Scoping

Choosing a Methodology
The Rational Unified Process
The Inception Phase
The Elaboration Phase
The Construction Phase
The Transition Phase
Agile Development

Essential Business Skills in Practice

Facilitation Techniques
Negotiation Techniques
Negotiation and Decision Making: Wielding Power
Validating and Testing Requirements

Editing and Validating Requirements in Practice

The Requirements Shell
The Quality Gateway
Validating and Testing Requirements
Editing and Rewriting Requirements
Writing Test Cases
The Business Requirements Document

Modeling Requirements in Practice

Process Mapping Procedure and Materials
Creating Process Maps
Alternative Graphical Models
Using a Requirement Model Diagram
Gap Analysis
Prioritizing Requirements

Business Process Modeling (BPM) in Practice

About BPM Theory
BPM Design Patterns
Basic Patterns
Branch and Join Patterns
Structural Patterns
Multiple Instances Pattern
State Based Patterns
Cancellation Patterns
A Complete Example

Use Cases in Practice

Use Cases Revisited: BUCs versus SUCs
Use Case Diagrams
Use Case Formats
Use Case Sections
When Are We Done?

Test Plans, Test Cases and Bug Reports in Practice

A Traceability Strategy for the Organization
Testing Types
The Test Plan and Test Cases
Testing Documentation
The Test Design Specification
Writing Test Cases
Test Metrics
About Defects
Preparing Test Summary Documents

Database and Data Flow Modeling

Database Normalization
Data Flow Diagrams
Using Data Flow Diagrams
The ER Diagram

Course Locations

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Toronto

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