Requirements Elicitation, Management, Control is a comprehensive training program designed for professionals involved in software development (agile and/or waterfall), business analysis, and project management…

This course equips participants with essential skills to gather, document, and prioritize requirements effectively. Topics covered include stakeholder analysis, traceability, and techniques for maintaining clear and concise requirements throughout the project lifecycle. Whether you’re a business analyst, project manager, or developer, this course provides practical insights to enhance your ability to deliver successful project outcomes. Additionally, participants will benefit from a dynamic high-engagement learning experience built on our proprietary 4×4 Design Model with executive-level facilitators, thought leader questions, innovative content, application exercises, and digital media supplements that underpin our Client-Centric Engagement Model. See below to learn more about our customization options.

Learning Modules 

Stakeholder Involvement

    • Engage stakeholders through workshops and interviews
    • Identify and document stakeholder roles and responsibilities
    • Establish a communication plan to keep stakeholders informed
    • Use stakeholder feedback to refine requirements continuously

Clear and Concise Language

    • Avoid technical jargon and use language understandable to all stakeholders
    • Define key terms and acronyms in a glossary
    • Write requirements in an active voice for clarity
    • Use diagrams or models to complement written requirements

Business Value

    • Align requirements with strategic business objectives
    • Conduct cost-benefit analysis for each requirement
    • Prioritize requirements based on their return on investment
    • Review and adjust requirements to maximize business value

Independence and Modularity

    • Ensure each requirement stands alone with no dependencies
    • Group related requirements into modules for better organization
    • Design modular requirements to support reuse in future projects
    • Manage changes to one requirement without impacting others


    • Define clear, measurable acceptance criteria for each requirement
    • Involve quality assurance teams early in the requirements process
    • Use behavior-driven development (BDD) to create test scenarios
    • Plan for test case development alongside requirements elicitation


    • Create a traceability matrix to map requirements to business goals
    • Ensure every requirement has a unique identifier for tracking
    • Use traceability to assess the impact of requirement changes
    • Maintain traceability throughout the project lifecycle

User-Centric Approach

    • Gather user feedback through surveys and usability testing
    • Create personas to represent different user groups
    • Map user journeys to understand user interactions with the system
    • Validate requirements with end-users to ensure they meet user needs

Flexibility and Adaptability

    • Adopt an iterative approach to refine requirements over time
    • Plan for change management processes to handle evolving requirements
    • Foster a culture that embraces change and continuous improvement
    • Use agile practices to adapt to new insights and stakeholder feedback

Who Should Attend

The course is ideal for business analysts, project managers, technical leads, and software developers seeking to enhance their skills in gathering, documenting, and prioritizing requirements effectively. Whether you’re involved in stakeholder communication, software design, or quality assurance, this course provides practical insights for successful project outcomes.

Engagement Options

Each learning module above represents 90 minutes of instruction. Your selection of learning modules and sub-topics, preferred delivery modality, and custom design elements (as noted below), will determine the course duration and ultimate “best solution” to meet your unique learning needs. The AMS Client-Centric Engagement Model provides you all the design flexibility needed to create the most targeted and high-impact training available. Our proprietary and innovative “4×4” design model, expert level practitioners, and modulated content library is the gateway to immediate skills application and sustainable results. Contact Us to learn more about how our approach to learning can meet your unique needs.

For the Team 

Teams of eight or more participants, delivered On-Site or Live Online with access to customize your learning experience as noted below.

For the Individual  

Individual learners or cohorts of less than eight participants, delivered Live Online. Contact Us for Scheduling Options>

Customize your Learning Experience 

  • Customize with instructional design options including scenarios, thought leader questions, and exercises
  • Select delivery modality and manage course durations based on content selection
  • Mix and match learning modules & sub-topics to create the most highly customized learning experience
  • Create learning tracks by linking courses & learning modules with connective application exercises over a predetermined timeline
  • Support content with corelating Research Articles
  • Enhance skills application with Performance Coaching
  • Earn select industry and academic accreditations
  • Organizational Learning & Development (L&D) Framework Best Practice
  • Explore our Client-Centric Engagement Model
  • Integrate Digital Resources – AMS YouTube – AMS Spotify