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Systems Requirements Analysis and Design Writing

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Description

This course is for both technical and non-technical professionals who will need to gather and write business and technical requirements for the purposes of systems analysis and eventual systems design and implementation.

Modules covered include:

  • Introduction to Requirements Writing and Writing Tips
  • Interviewing the Users
  • Writing the Statement of Work
  • Writing the Business Requirements Definition
  • Writing the Operational Concepts Definition
  • Writing the Systems Requirements Specifications


Outcomes

The instructor will review all documents and provide written feedback. There will also be short quizzes on specific material in the book. The book will be used as a reference book for these quizzes, and hopefully later on for you in the work place.


Assessment

At the completion of this course, the student will have produced the following documentation:

  • Writing the Statement of Work
  • Writing the Business Requirements Definition
  • Writing the Operational Concepts Definition
  • Writing the Systems Requirements Specifications

This course is offered as an advanced technical writing course.

Recommended textbook:

Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications, Second Edition, Microsoft Press, ISBN 1-57231-890-2. Price $29.99.

Note: Additional reading on each document type will be available through articles on the Internet.

course quick facts
course code DED288
cost $299.00
estimated time to
complete course
24 Hours
course materials
available
6 Weeks
instructor

Diane D'Amico has designed and developed curriculum for online courses in such areas as Technical Writing Certification. She formed a technical writing team that creates the entire documentation set (including technical reference guide, configuration manuals, and online help) for administrative software in the field of higher education and continued in that capacity as the lead technical writer and advisor for a number of national technical writing projects.