You will learn the principles of a skilful way of expressing textual requirements and practise them using concrete examples. Through lots of practice, you will efficiently and pragmatically improve your requirements writing skills.
The most commonly used notation for documenting requirements is a natural language such as English. It is the preferred choice of notation in almost every industry, e.g. for customer specifications, supplier specifications, and for documenting functional and technical concepts.
Well formulated requirements save time and money. Good requirements can prevent nasty surprises during other project phases and reduce the time and effort needed for reaching agreement and approval. Writing good requirements is a key skill needed by anyone involved in the development of complex products.
- be able to write good requirements efficiently
- be able to apply the most important methods for checking requirements
- know how the wording of written requirements can be embedded in other techniques used in requirements management, e.g. use cases and also user stories.
- Project Managers
- System Engineers
- IT Managers
- Marketing/Sales Staff
- Quality Manager
- Persons eliciting requirements