To assimilate the tools and techniques learned, there is a mixture of individual and team exercises throughout the course. Exercises and workshops help reinforce concepts learned. Students need to be prepared for a high level of participation.
According to SEI’s Square Project, the total percentage of project budget due to requirements defects is 25 to 40 percent and costs the economy $59.5 billion annually! As a result, a planned requirements approach is essential to a successful and smooth-running project. Just like the project itself needs a project plan, the requirements process needs a requirements plan. To be effective and to provide value to the project and to the organization, Business Analysts must be able to develop a requirements plan and have a thorough understanding of what activities they will perform, what deliverables they will produce, and how they will control and manage changes to those deliverables.