Non-Functional Requirements Workshop

Non-Functional Requirements Workshop

A practical, hands-on workshop aimed at making eliciting and analysing non-functional requirements easier

25 October 2022 (9-17h CEST)
Location: Live Online Event (@YOUR DIGITAL WORKPLACE)
Presented in English by Adrian Reed
Price: 640 EUR (excl. 21% VAT)
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 Learning Objectives

What will you learn here ?

This practical and hands-on one-day course will help you understand, identify, categorize, and document non-functional requirements (NFRs).

After successfully attending the course, delegates should:

  • Understand what NFRs are and their importance on projects
  • Know the typical categories of NFR and their significance on projects
  • Identify appropriate elicitation techniques that would be particularly relevant when handling NFRs
  • Identify typical stakeholders that are relevant for the elicitation and analysis of NFRs
  • Know the characteristics of a well-defined NFR and be able to apply these when documenting them
  • Understand how NFRs are typically documented

Here is a very brief video introduction to this course by Adrian Reed himself:

About this course:

Our non-functional requirements workshop is a practical, hands on workshop aimed at making eliciting and analysing non-functional requirements easier.

Why you should attend this course:

Attendees of this course will gain a hands-on introduction to the elicitation, analysis and documentation of Non-Functional Requirements. They will get a chance to practise the theory during the course and discuss how to use this theory and insights in their own practice.

Who should attend this course:

This course is well-suited to anyone who needs to elicit, analyse and document non-functional requirements, and help you understand, identify, categorize, and document non-functional requirements. This is likely to include:

  • Business Analysts
  • Product Owners
  • Requirements Engineers
  • Functional Analysts
  • Business Systems Analysts
  • Requirements Managers
  • Consultants

 Full Programme

8.45h - 9.00h
Welcome and Getting to Know Each Other
  • Requirement Types
    • Overview of a requirements classification schema
    • Understanding the different types of requirements
  • The Importance of Non-Functional Requirements
  • Stakeholder Identification
  • Stakeholder Types
  • Relevance of NFRs to different stakeholder groups
Change Delivery Lifecycles
  • Overview of different approaches
    • Plan-driven lifecycles
    • Change-driven lifecycles
    • Build vs Buy
  • Comparison of approaches
    • Timing and nature of NFR elicitation and analysis
  • Traceability
Lunch Break
Eliciting and Categorising NFRs
  • Eliciting NFRs: Brief overview of elicitation approaches, including how to plan the elicitation activity
  • Categorisation: Including an NFR categorisation schema
Analysing and Defining NFRs
  • Documenting NFRs: Use of textural statements to define NFRs
  • Prioritisation: Using the MoSCoW prioritisation framework
  • Verification & Validation: Quality-checking and achieving sign-off
  • Requirements Reuse: The relevance of reuse for NFRs
Final Q & A
End of this workshop


Blackmetric Business Solutions

Adrian Reed is a true advocate of the analysis profession. In his day job, he acts as Principal Consultant and Director at Blackmetric Business Solutions where he provides business analysis consultancy and training solutions to a range of clients in varying industries. He is a Past President of the UK chapter of the IIBA® and he speaks internationally on topics relating to business analysis and business change. Adrian wrote the 2016 book 'Be a Great Problem Solver... Now' and the 2018 book 'Business Analyst'

You can read Adrian's blog at Follow Adrian on Twitter @UKAdrianReed and LinkedIn.

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