K5600 IREB Foundation – 3 days

PRIS 18.200 SEK


This training leads to certification as IREB Requirements Engineer. This means that the training is concluded by an exam.
Fundamental to the success of a change in a software project is a correct and complete set of requirements.
This training is given by an IREB recognized training provider who has spent over 20 years in the ICT industry and for many years been very active in the process of creating a professional recognition of the role Requirements Engineer.


You will learn to define the scope and formulate it in order to gain and maintain the intended changes. You also learn how important it is to involve the right stakeholders in the requirements process as well as capturing and assessing the requirements.
You will learn how possible conflicts between requirements and the interests of stakeholders can be identified and resolved. Finally, the requirements engineer is the link between the business and the ICT for the achievement of their objectives.
After the IREB Foundation PLUS training you have gained knowledge in:

  • Concepts and terms which are used in the art of requirements engineering
  • What is the importance of requirements
  • The role of the stakeholder
  • Which (communication) techniques exist to elicit requirements, analyze, capture and validate
  • How to recognize with requirements engineering problems and conflicts and how to solve them
  • How requirements are managed throughout their life cycle;
  • Which factors should be considered when selecting a Requirements Management tool.

This training gives you an important understanding of and insight into the importance of requirements engineering and its core: eliciting, documenting, validation, negotiation and management.

For this purpose, the International Requirements Engineering Board (IREB) has compiled and set forth a common conceptual framework and common standards merged into a solid base, the IREB foundation level.

This training is concluded by the exam IREB Foundation.


This training is intended for Requirements Engineers, Requirements Managers
Information / Business Analysts, Functional designers and anyone who has an interest in requirements like Testers, Functional Managers and IT Architects.


In this 3-day training, the topics below are thoroughly discussed and practiced. The theory isfrequently alternated with practical assignments and practice questions with multiple-choice questions. The training is concluded with a mock exam which is practiced with the manner and the type of questions that the participant later can expect the exam. The result will be discussed before the training is ended so that you as the participant can understand how the examination works and prepare yourself in the best way possible. The real world exam is of course voluntary – you do not have to take the exam if you do not want to.

  • Introduction and basic concepts: what is the importance of requirements, concepts and terms, skills requirements analyst, the four core activities in requirements engineering
  • System and system context: Definition (scoping) of the system / project, context diagram, quality and restrictions (non-functionals)
  • Elicitation: stakeholder selection, methods and techniques to elicit requirements
  • Documentation: Method of capturing requirements, quality of requirements and documentation
  • Requirements in text: Capturing requirements in text
  • Requirements Models: Capturing requirements by using models; object models, UML models, ERD models, state diagrams
  • Validate and negotiate: Key to a successful requirements management is that the correct solution is described, negotiation about conflicting requirements
  • Requirements Management: Managing requirements throughout the life cycle, Change Control Board
  • Tool Support: Properties of a requirements management tool; selection and implementation

EXAMINATION (2 hours):

Planned in cooperation with Kompetensnavet AB.