Location: On or off site
Who should attend: People
with an interest in using computer technology
to achieve more effective and profitable
business solutions, business and systems
analysts, workshop facilitators, project
managers and developers.
Participants will gain a broad understanding
of the field and a grasp of the fundamental
concepts and terminology. They will also
understand the benefits and risks and be
able to discuss them in the context of particular
A specific set of techniques for business-oriented
requirements engineering and specification
modelling will be conveyed.
participants will receive a complete set
of the visual aids used, supplementary materials
and a copy of Ian Graham's book Object-Oriented
Methods (Addison-Wesley 2001).
and discussion sessions will be frequent
(only some shown in the schedule below).
- Day 1
Why projects often fail
- Basic concepts of object technology
- Approaches to requirements
- Why requirements engineering
is not the same as system specification
- Question and discussion session.
- Modelling very large enterprises:
Mission Grids (optional)
- Selecting a business process
- Establishing measurable business
- Prioritizing them
- What is a business process?
- Activity diagrams for business
-Exercise based on class experience.
- Modelling communicating agents
- Deriving and analyzing business
- Business versus specification
- Extracting and refining an
- Validating the model
Discovering and recording business
- Where to put the rules.
- Using patterns to record best
- Other UML notations
- State charts
- Relationship between state
charts and use cases
- Business states
- Sequence and collaboration
- Use of scenarios in requirements
- Discussion session: use cases
v. activity diagrams
- Basic principles of successful
- Types, classes and rôles.
- Decoupling the model
- The modelling process
- Agile development processes
- Using the objectives and their
priorities to manage the project
note, when taught at your site, this
course is customizable. Modules
can be adapted, removed, added from
other courses, or even created.
book a public or onsite course, please contact Clive Menhinick on +44 (0)161 225 3240, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, use the booking form.
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