The course will explore how your projects can easily and successfully manage requirements in an effective SharePoint environment.
Audience: Executives, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Business and IT stakeholders engaged in improving the delivery of products and services that meet user needs through the use of Microsoft SharePoint; Anyone who wants to improve their Business Analysis skills; Project stakeholders concerned with SharePoint requirements
Event Number: BA09
Available Languages: English (US)
After completing this course, students will know how to: - Plan, manage and close requirements for a project in reduced time using good business analysis practices - Minimize project uncertainty and risk by applying good techniques - Ensure your project delivers required functionality and adds value to the business - Create an environment of self-management for your team that will be able to continuously align the delivered product or services with desired business needs, easily adapting to changing requirements throughout the process.
1 - INTRODUCTION – ROLES INVOLVED IN A SHAREPOINT PROJECT
The opportunities and challenges of a SharePoint project
The business analysis process
BA role vs. project manager role
BA / PM competencies
2 - UNDERSTANDING SHAREPOINT REQUIREMENTS
Business, User, Functional, Quality-of-service and implementation requirements
Requirements vs. specifications
Requirements vs. business rules
Risk management and risk response strategies
Characteristics of effective requirements=
4 - THE CHANGE MANAGEMENT PROCESS
Managing the Solution Scope and Requirements
Capturing the Requirements Traceability
Maintaining the Requirements for re-use
Managing Requirements Conflicts
Preparing the Requirements Package
Building the Requirements communications plan
6 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Useful books and links on managing requirements and projects for SharePoint initiatives
Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center.
There are no prerequisites for this course. This course suitable for both novices and experienced people who need to manage and communicate requirements for SharePoint projects. It is recommended that participants complete the BA01 – Business Analysis Essentials course prior to enrolling or have equivalent experience. Experience working with Microsoft Sharepoint is helpful and recommended.