This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, analyse and document business requirements.

The unit applies to systems analyst developers and project team leaders and managers who are responsible for gathering data to identify business requirements.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: *identify sources and gather information pertinent to the business requirements *review and analyse business requirements based on business strategy and current and future directions *confirm the business-critical factors with stakeholders *prepare data and document data analysis for review according to organisational standards. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: *features of client business domain that inform project team and client understanding of business needs *industry accepted hardware and software products, general features and capabilities considerations when determining business functions *role of stakeholders and degree of their involvement in the process *quality assurance practices required when determining business requirements.

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