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Systems Engineering Awareness: Systems Engineering Needs and Requirements

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Full course description

During needs analysis, systems engineers solicit expectations from stakeholders that describe the delivered system as a set of lifecycle concepts.  During requirements analysis, systems engineers translate these needs into formal requirements that describe what the system must do to meet the stakeholders' expectations.  In this micro-course, fundamental definitions of needs and requirements are presented, and characteristics of a good requirement are identified.  Activities for needs analysis and requirements analysis are introduced.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this micro-course, students will be able to:

  • Identify definitions and concepts for requirements definition
  • Identify characteristics of a good requirement
  • Identify needs analysis activities
  • Identify requirements analysis activities

This micro-course addresses the following INCOSE learning objectives:

Know the importance of the identifying stakeholder needs and requirements 

Know the concepts of requirements definition