Project Scope Management: Writing Good Requirements

A comprehensive masterclass to learning how to prevent project scope management failure (A key to PM Success!)
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Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

Project Scope Management is the key to running a successful project.

Get them Right! = Success
Get them Wrong = Almost Certain Failure

This course provides a comprehensive guide to learning the essentials of project requirements management and applying these strategies to ensure that your project requirements are written to the highest standard and your Project will be a Project Management Triumph!

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COURSE HAS BEEN UPDATED IN JAN 2016!

FEB 2016
- Added two FREE bonuses

JAN 2016
- Added Project Requirements Traceability Template
- Added Project Requirements Attributes Template
‐ Added a checklist related to quality of Project Requirements
‐ The new promotional video has been uploaded
‐ More real examples have been added

DEC 2015
‐ All lessons have been rerecorded with better quality
‐ Summary lessons have been added to the course
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When managing any project you will face challenges in areas such as cost, time, resources, and much more. The key to successfully navigating these challenges is understanding and defining the scope of your project correctly and accurately. Without clearly determining the boundary of your project, and more importantly the elements inside that boundary, your project is destined for failure before it even begins. Delays in schedule and overruns in cost not only result in the loss of key stakeholder satisfaction, but can be detrimental for your career!

Ensure your projects come in on time and on budget every time!

Project Scope Management: Writing Good Requirements” is a comprehensive yet powerful training masterclass designed to quickly teach you the essential elements of project requirements. Upon completion you will have a solid foundation of understanding in determining and using project management requirements to successfully manage projects of all types. The material and examples provided in this course will span multiple business domains making this training a must for project managers of all industries.

Confidently manage your projects with well-defined project requirements!

“Project Scope Management: Writing Good Requirements” includes six main sections:

  • What project requirements are and why they are important?
  • Types of project requirements
  • Characteristics of a good project requirement
  • Requirements relationships
  • Requirements attributes
  • Common requirements challenges
  • And more ...

Our comprehensive course provides valuable material and multiple examples for you to learn by “seeing” and “doing”. At the end of the course you will be able to clearly and accurately understand, identify, and define different types of requirements in your projects. Our goal is to help you avoid the common pitfalls related to poor project requirements by establishing exceptional project requirements management from the beginning.

The perfect tool for all industries!

No matter what role or job title you currently have, if you are tasked with communicating your future needs to others, this course is essential to your success.

Sign up today and manage your projects to success!

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What material will be covered and provided in this course?

• Understand key concepts in project scope management and project requirements management
• Identify and define different types of project requirements (examples included)
• Learn characteristics of a good project requirement (examples included)
• Learn how to write your project management requirements with the high quality (examples included)
• Learn project requirement attributes (examples included)
• Learn about common project requirements management challenges and how to prevent them
• Define a clear and better project scope
• Increase the stakeholder’s satisfaction in your projects

Who will benefit from taking this course?

• Business owners
• Product and Project Managers
• Business/System Analysts
• Project Team Members
• Line Managers
• Clients
• Individuals who would like to learn about project management requirements and project scope management based on the BABOK, PMBOK and PRINCE2 standards

“Project Scope Management: Writing Good Requirements” is your key to successful project management. Avoid the common mistakes many make by ignoring the essentials concepts of project requirements.

Sign up for “Project Scope Management: Writing Good Requirements” today!

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To put it really simply – if you like this course, keep it! If you don't like it, you have the option to cancel it within the first 30 days and get all your money back. No questions, no hassles.

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Reviews BY STUDENTS

"This course is really good. It provides clear and to the point content. I think it can also help to find a common language in relation to the project requirements between the project team members and business stakeholders." Farida Zaeimfar - 5 STARS

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What are the requirements?

  • There is no formal prerequisite for this course.
  • Having project work experience can be useful.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand key concepts related to project scope management and project requirements management
  • Access to templates and checklists related to project requirements management attributes, traceability, etc.
  • Identify and define different types of project requirements by examples based on the BABOK, PMBOK, PRINCE2 standards
  • Learn characteristics of a good project mangement requirement and how to write good project requirements by examples
  • Learn about common project requirements Learn about common project management requirements challenges and how to prevent them challenges and how to prevent them
  • Learn how to write good project requirements for your projects
  • Learn project requirement attributes by examples
  • Define a clear and better project scope
  • Increase the stakeholders satisfaction in your projects

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for external stakeholders such as line managers, general managers, customers, etc. who would like to learn more about the project requirements concepts, find a common language with the project teams and support them to identify and define requirements correctly
  • This course is for internal stakeholders (project team members) such as project managers, testers, business/system analysts, developers, etc. who would like to learn more about project requirements concepts and find a common language between team members and key business stakeholders
  • All people who would like to learn about project requirements
  • All people who are interested to learn the essential of project requirements management based on BABOK, PMBOK, PRINCE2
  • Even this course provides good information related to the project requirements, but most parts may be boring for people who have professional business analysis certifications (e.g CBAP)

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Curriculum

Section 1: Get Started
Introduction about the course
Preview
02:49
Welcome from the instructor, Sasan Nikookar
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Section 2: Definitions
08:17

In this lesson, you will learn different definitions of a requirement. You will learn different definitions of a requirement from the public and standards views.

03:35

In this lesson, you will learn the reasons why projects fail and why requirements are important.

Section 3: Types of Requirements
02:37

In this section, you will learn about different types of requirements and when and how we need to use them.

02:34

In this lesson, you will learn about the business requirements. You will know what a business requirement is, how you can recognaise them, why they are important and more ...

03:24

In this lesson, you will learn about the stakeholder requirements. You will know what a stakeholder requirement is, how you can recognaise them, why they are important and more ...

You will also learn about two main concepts related to stakeholders requirements.

05:29

In this lesson, you will learn about the solution requirements. You will know what a solution requirement is, how you can recognaise them, why they are important and more ...

You will also learn about sub categories of solution requirements. This lesson help you to find more confident when you want to propose solution to your clients.

01:55

In this lesson, you will learn about the transition requirements. You will know what a transition requirement is, how you can recognaise them, why they are important and more ...

This types of requirements are very important and we normally not pay attention to them as requirements in our project.

Summary
01:04
Section 4: Requirements Relationships
01:57

In this section, you will learn relationships between different types of requirements

03:23

In this lesson, you will learn about the three important terms that we have related to projects and business areas.

03:59

In this lesson, you will learn relationships between different types of requirements. This lesson is very important as it can help you to manage changes related to your scope successfully.

Summary
01:49
Section 5: Characteristics of a good requirement
01:10

In this section you will learn how you can write a good requirement.

01:29

In this lesson, you will learn how you can write verifiable requirements.

01:17

In this lesson, you will learn how you can write clear requirements.

00:56

In this lesson, you will learn how you can write complete requirements.

01:30

In this lesson, you will learn how you can write consistent requirements.

01:32

In this lesson, you will learn how you can write consistent requirements.

01:29

In this lesson, you will learn how you can write traceable requirements.

Requirements Traceability Template
Article
01:00

In this lesson, you will learn how you can write viable requirements.

01:13

In this lesson, you will learn how you can write necessary requirements.

02:05
In this lesson, you will learn how you can write non-implementation requirements.
Good Requirements Cheklist
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Summary
00:49
Section 6: Requirements Attributes
01:49

In this section you will learn what requirements attributes are and why they are important.

You will learn about some of important attributes that we need to consider for project requirements.

07:56

In this lesson, you will learn about some common and important requirements attributes that you should consider in managing your projects.

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This lesson includes a template related to the Requirements Attributes. The template has been created by Excel and it helps you to gather and define attributes for all types of your requirements.

Summary
00:35
Section 7: Common Project Requirements Management Challenges and How to Manage Them
00:34

In this section you will learn about some of the main challenges that we have related to requirements.


You will also learn how to handle them effectively.

03:26

In this lesson, you will learn about the "lack of business stakeholder involvement" challange and how you can manage it effectively.

02:11

In this lesson, you will learn about the "Unrealistic stakeholders's expectations" challange and how you can manage it effectively.

04:35

In this lesson, you will learn about the "Gold Platting and Scope Creep" challenges and how you can manage them effectively.

02:14

In this lesson, you will learn about the "Changing Requirements" challenge and how you can manage it effectively.

00:49

In this lesson, you will learn about the "Poor Requirements" challenge and how you can manage then effectively.

02:36

In this lesson, you will learn about the "Missing Requirements" challegne and how you can manage it effectively.

Section 8: The Last Section
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Final Words!
00:33

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Instructor Biography

Sasan Nikookar, Clarity Coach and Success Strategist

I am a person of multipotentialities and a coach-preneur. I work as a Clarity Coach and Success Strategist. I help professionals and business people (entrepreneurs, owners, managers, directors, and executives) get clear about what they want to produce better results and how they can make it happen - FAST!

For 15+ years, I have worn many different hats in my career and have worked with individuals and various organisations as a CEO, Director, Executive Manager, Consultant, Coach, Mentor, and Trainer.

During these years, I have worked in different business domains and have been involved in managing and leading teams (100+ team members), managing and engaging 400+ global clients, and managing and consulting on 40+ national and international (IT & non-IT) projects and programs. 

WHAT I CAN DO
I love having creativity and agility in both my life and work, and I try to provide my main consulting & coaching services based on them.

★ I help experts and SMBs to build their mindsets and start/grow their businesses through identifying ideal niches of profitable clients that they are passionate to serve, defining profitable and scalable services and determining suitable channels to get more clients

★ I help small to large organisations find bottlenecks & gaps in their business (project) processes/functions, reduce their costs, and improve their business agility through the successful management and execution of projects/programs.

I am also the founder of The IT Career Coaching System (www.ITCareerCoachingSystem.com) and as a career coach and strategist, I help professionals, newly skilled migrants or graduate students to find a first or new ideal job, develop their ideal career paths or overcome their career challenges

I provide my services with focusing on CREATIVITY, AGILITY, PRODUCTIVITY and PERFORMANCE to add value to my clients and help them move to the next stage of their work or life.

I have collaborated with most important of national and international organisations in the fields of PM and BA such as PMI, IIBA, ACM, ACS and AEA. Some of my current roles are Deputy Regional Director of Asia-Pacific regional at IIBA. Project Management Coach and Mentor, Career Mentor, Board Committee Member, etc.

I am a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF), and for over 14 years, He has gained extensive experience as a trainer, mentor, coach and course designer.

I am a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP), Professional Business Analysis (PBA), Professional Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner and ITIL v3.

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