BCS Certificate in Requirement Engineering

Managing Stakeholders Requirements and Disputes


Business Analysis is becoming crucial among organisations. Business Analyst professionals are in high demand. The organisations have to understand the needs and requirements of a customer. To do so a thorough analysis of the customer requirements is needed which can be done only by Business Analysts. They can efficiently validate and measure requirements. The Business Analysis professionals enable organisations to adapt to changes rapidly. Such analysis skills can be acquired by undergoing Requirement Engineering training. At MSP Training, we ensure the delegates learn these concepts and skills so that they can put them into practice whenever such a demand rises. This course is one of the four modules that is required to accomplish the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.

  • Manage Requirements in an Organisation

  • Busines Analysts have the advantage of gaining High-Level Jobs along with better salary packages

  • Learn from Experienced and Certified Instructors

  • Certification by BCS

  • The Course is a part of the BCS Internal Diploma in Business Analysis


Find out what's included in the training programme.


Key Learning Points

Clear and concise objectives to guide delegates through the course.


Tutor Support

A dedicated tutor will be at your disposal throughout the training to guide you through any issues.



Courseware will also be provided to the delegates so that they can revise the course after the training.


The course comes without any prerequisites but an understanding of business analysis would be beneficial and is recommended.


This course is for all those professionals who want comprehensive knowledge of the business analysis skills. Such professionals may include Business Analysts, Business Change Managers, Business Managers,  and Project Managers. Those delegates who have chosen the path to attain the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis have to sit for this course as a mandatory requirement. This course is one of the four modules and must be cleared to get the International Diploma certification.


  • What are roles and responsibilities of the stakeholders?
  • Making use of range requirements elicitation techniques
  • Requirements elicitation techniques: uses AND relevance IN definite situations
  • Recording and prioritizing user requirements
  • The problems of requirement
  • Improving requirements records
  • Designing a process/function prototype for an information system
  • Understanding a prototype of facts
  • why project objectives and requirements must be linked to the business case
  • Principals of requirements management
  • Managing requirements and its importance
  • Requirements engineering and case tools
  • Clarify the principles of requirement by describing a method

Enquire Program

Fill in the form below & we'd get back to you.


At MSP Training, The BCS Certificate in Requirement Engineering course provides knowledge about a disciplined approach to define business requirements. Professionals who wish to develop skills for analysing business problems and providing solutions can sit for this course. After completing this course, the candidates will learn how to work with stakeholders.


The exam fee is separate from the course fee.The candidates can sit for the exam only after having studied all the entire Requirement Engineering syllabus. The exam fee is to be paid at the time of the exam.


Requirement Engineering – An Introduction

  • Framework of Requirements Engineering
  • Rationale and the problems  of Requirements Engineering
  • Requirements and its Features
  • Problems of Requirements
  • Requirements Engineering – The Framework and its achievements
  • Requirements Planning and Estimating – It’s Importance
  • An Overview of Business Analysis and Input
  • Define Business Process Analysis Model and Inputs into ‘The Define Requirements’ Stage
  • Describe Business Case in Project Life-Cycle
  • What are Terms of Reference?
  • What is Project Start-up Document?
  • Define Project Charter–business objectives and project objectives
  • Define Project scope and constraints (budget, timescale, standards)
  • Define sponsor, resources and assumptions

Define requirements hierarchy

  • Creation of hierarchy through requirements breakdown
  • Describe requirements types (Hierarchy based)
    • Define General business requirements (business and legal policy)
    • What are technical policy requirements?
    • Discuss Functional and Non-functional requirements

Role of Stakeholders in the requirements process

  • Define stakeholder
  • Role and Influence of Project Stakeholders to the requirements engineering process
  • What is the role and contribution of Business Stakeholders to the requirements Engineering Process?
    • Define Project Sponsor
    • Describe Subject matter expert
    • Define End users and managers

Understanding Requirements Stimulation

  •  What are Knowledge types?
  • Types of Knowledge Types
  • Simulation techniques
    • Activity sampling
    • Workshops
    • Interviews
    • Observation
    • Formal/informal
    • Focus groups
    • Questionnaires
    • Prototyping
    • Shadowing
    • Special purpose records
    • Scenarios
    • Document Analysis
  • Understanding how to apply procedures

Requirements Engineering  - Using Models

  • Modelling requirements – Their purpose
    • Generating queries
    • Rechecking for stability and fullness
    • Describing business guidelines
  • Create a Model, using Context Diagram, for the system by recognizing the requirements and yields
  • Generate a system processing model.
    • Use case diagrams for demonstrations
    • Learn how to use a data model which is based upon requirements from the system data
  • Requirements Documentation
    • Different Styles of Documenting and their levels
      • User Stories
      • Use Cases
      • Requirements List
      • Requirements Catalogue
    • Requirements Catalogue
      •  Identifier
      • Name
      • Description
      • Acceptance criteria
      • Source
      • Owner
      • Rationale/Benefits
      • Related non-functional requirements
      • Priority
      • Type (functional, non-functional, general, technical)
      • Related requirements/documents
      • Author
      • Version control/status
      • Change history
      • Resolution
  • Resolution

 Requirements Document

  • Introducing Requirements Documents
  • Business Process Models
  • Function models of defined requirements
  • Data model of defined requirements
  • Requirements catalogue
  • Glossary


Requirements Analysis

  • Prioritising and packaging requirements for delivery
  • Organising requirements
  • Requirements filters
  • Characteristics of a good requirement
  • Removing duplicated requirements
  • Reconciling overlapping requirements
  • Identifying and negotiating conflicts between requirements
  • Removing ambiguity
  • Ensuring feasibility(technical, business and financial)
  • Ensuring testability
  • Providing traceability
  • Prototyping requirements
  • Verifying requirements

Requirements Validation

  • Agreeing on the requirements document
  • Types of reviews
    • Informal reviews
    • Structured walkthroughs (author-led review)
    • Technical reviews
    • Inspections
  • Stakeholders and their areas of concern

Requirements Management

  • Dealing with changing requirements
  • The sources of change
  • Change Management
  • Configuration management
  • The importance of traceability
    • Vertical traceability (to business objectives)
    • Horizontal traceability (from origin to deliver)
  • Traceability and ownership
  • Requirements Engineering support tools
    • CARE Tools (Computer Aided Requirements Engineering)
    • CASE Tools (Computer Aided Software Engineering)

BCS Certificate in Requirement Engineering Enquiry


Enquire Now

----- OR -------

Reach us at 0121 368 7851 or info@msptraining.com for more information.