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Business Analysis & Requirements Management for Engineers Workshop by Tonex

Model Based Systems Engineering Design and Analysis Workshop by Tonex

This comprehensive workshop is designed to equip engineers with the essential skills and knowledge required for effective business analysis and requirements management. In today’s competitive business landscape, engineers need to bridge the gap between technical expertise and business acumen. This workshop offers a practical and hands-on approach to understanding the vital role engineers play in defining and managing requirements that drive successful projects and products.

Learning Objectives: Upon completing this workshop, participants will:

  • Understand the fundamental concepts of business analysis and requirements management.
  • Learn how to identify, analyze, and prioritize business needs and project requirements.
  • Develop effective communication skills to bridge the gap between technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Gain hands-on experience in documenting and managing requirements throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Enhance problem-solving skills by aligning engineering solutions with business goals.
  • Acquire the ability to contribute significantly to project success by ensuring the right solutions are delivered on time and within budget.

Audience: This workshop is specifically tailored for engineers and technical professionals who want to enhance their skills in business analysis and requirements management. It is ideal for:

  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Software Engineers
  • System Engineers
  • Quality Assurance Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Any technical professional involved in projects with business requirements.

Course Outline:

Introduction to Business Analysis and Requirements Management

  • Understanding the role of an engineer in business analysis
  • Key concepts and principles of requirements management
  • The impact of effective requirements on project success
  • Differentiating between business and technical requirements
  • Tools and methodologies for effective analysis and management
  • Case study: Real-world examples of requirements-related challenges

Requirements Elicitation and Stakeholder Analysis

  • Techniques for gathering and prioritizing requirements
  • Identifying and engaging with project stakeholders
  • Methods for conducting effective interviews and workshops
  • Managing conflicting stakeholder interests
  • Documenting business and technical requirements
  • Hands-on practice: Elicitation and stakeholder analysis exercises

Requirements Analysis and Documentation

  • Analyzing and structuring requirements for clarity and precision
  • Traceability and impact analysis
  • Creating requirement documents and models
  • Managing changes and version control
  • Quality attributes and non-functional requirements
  • Workshop: Documenting and analyzing real-world requirements

Communication and Collaboration Skills

  • Effective communication with non-technical stakeholders
  • Bridging the gap between engineering and business teams
  • Presentation and negotiation skills
  • Conflict resolution and consensus-building
  • Collaboration tools and techniques
  • Role-play scenarios for practical communication skills development

Validation and Verification of Requirements

  • Ensuring requirements meet business objectives
  • Validation and verification techniques
  • Testing strategies and test case development
  • Handling scope creep and change requests
  • Compliance and regulatory requirements
  • Hands-on validation and verification exercises

Requirements Management and Project Success

  • The lifecycle of requirements in projects
  • Agile and traditional project management approaches
  • Using requirements to drive project success
  • Effective requirement prioritization and traceability
  • Metrics and KPIs for measuring requirements success
  • Workshop: Creating a requirements management plan for a real project

By the end of this workshop, engineers and technical professionals will be well-equipped to play a pivotal role in ensuring that projects and products align with business objectives and meet stakeholder expectations through effective business analysis and requirements management.

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