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Distance Learning Class

Requirements Analysis, Management and Communication

Gain a thorough understanding of the processes of requirements analysis, management and communication, following the International Institute of Business Analysis’® Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK®). Learn to analyze and document stakeholder requirements for a solution to an identified business need or opportunity. Learn to transform a collection of raw elicited requirements statements into a complete and correct set of requirements that help you effectively guide the development of your system solution.

Discover how to analyze business requirements through modeling techniques to create a detailed set of requirements appropriate to guide the development of your business solution. Examine tools and techniques for modeling system requirements, negotiating controversial issues with stakeholders, documenting the requirements, and supporting the review and approval of the solution requirements. Upon completion you will know how to transform business requirements into a complete, correct and consistent set of solution requirements.

IIBA program ID number: E068-007.


Business Analysis Fundamentals or equivalent experience.


UC Davis Extension faculty.


Enroll now through October 20 and complete by December 12. Course begins September 22, and passwords will be issued at that time.


You will receive your password via email on the start date, or within two business days of enrolling if you enroll after the start date. From the day you receive your password, you will have until the completion date noted to complete the course. If you do not receive your password in the time frame noted, please visit the Online Learning Campus Support Center at Open a new ticket, and select Password Issues from the Help Topics.

Technical requirements:

A stable Internet connection and a current email account. Most online courses also require the ability to view PDF documents and Flash-based presentations, and speakers or headphones to hear audio presentation. If you plan to access an online course using an iPad, iPod or an iPhone there are a variety of Flash web browsers available in the App Store that can enable your iPad/iPod/iPhone to view Flash content. More info.



Special Discounts:

10% discount for organizations enrolling three or more people at the same time in the same course. All registrations must be submitted at the same time and fees paid with one check, credit card or purchase order.
10% discount for IIBA and PMI members


3 quarter units academic credit, X433.10, 30 CDU Hours

Required textbooks:

A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) 2.0 version by IIBA ISBN 9780981129211. Buy this book from the UC Davis Bookstore.




Enrollment policies:

Requests to withdraw, transfer, or obtain an extension or a refund, are governed by the distance learning enrollment policies which are detailed in our Student Services section. No extensions will be granted for this course.



Earn a Certificate

This course is part of these certificate programs:

Business Analysis

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