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CPSA® – ADVANCED LEVEL MODULE

REQ4ARC – Requirements for Software Architects

MODULE REQ4ARC

Requirements for Software Architects

How to equip archi­tects and devel­opment teams with enough requirements engineering know-how, so that they can take educated architecture decisions, based on the real needs of stakeholders

Credit Points for REQ4ARC Training Courses

Techno­logical Competence
TECH

0

Methodical Compe­tence
Method

20

Commu­nicative Competence
Comm

10

REQ4ARC

CPSA Advanced Level module REQ4ARC diagram curriculum content

Content of the module Requirements for Software Archi­tects (REQ4ARC)

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Intro­duction and Motivation

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Clean Start

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Handling Functional Requirements

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Handling Quality Requirements and Constraints

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Behavior-Driven Devel­opment

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Prior­i­ti­zation and Estimation of Requirements 

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Cooper­ation between Roles

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Tools for Requirements Engineering

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How to equip archi­tects and devel­opment teams with enough requirements engineering know-how, so that they can take educated architecture decisions, based on the real needs of stakeholders

Archi­tects and devel­opment teams often get only mediocre requirements as input for their work. The goal of this module is to equip archi­tects with enough requirements know-how, so that they can take educated architecture decisions, based on the real needs of stake­holders. They should either know how to elicit requirements (in agile and iterative approaches) or – at least – know what to ask from others in their environment.

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Advanced Level – Sample task for the CPSA‑A exami­nation task

Sample task “BigSpender” / Topic – Information System

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Curriculum Module REQ4ARC – Requirements for Software Architects

Curriculum of the Advanced Level Module REQ4ARC with all learning goals and terms for the individual chapters.

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