This course begins with the fundamentals of the requirements process, including project definition template, the uncertainty of requirements, nailing down stakeholders, and the skills needed to be a requirements analyst. Next we explore how requirements gathering in an Agile environment works. And lastly, we review practical tools to guide the student from user cases/stories, work flows, mockups, business rules, and data model to produce a solid specification that meets a customer's expectations. This course covers the following PMBOK® Process Groups: Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling. This course covers the following PMBOK® Knowledge Areas: Project Scope Management, Project Communications Management, Project Stakeholders Management.
Michael is General Manager at Fairway Technologies, a San Diego based technology consulting company. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Development at PDSA, Inc. and has many years of management, technology, and leadership experience.