Development of functional specifications

Target group:

Junior business analysts


Basing on the received information the business analysts will manage to develop specifications of Software Systems. The examples and case studies will help to understand results of the each business analysis/specification phase.


A Necessity and importance of functional specifications

• Terminology of Business Analysis
• Collaboration of business and IT departments
• Functional specification and projects

B Functional specification

• Scope definition, Kick-off
• Competitors analysis
• Requirements definition
• Initial phase
• Common and detailed specifications
• Review and Approval of the specifications
• Support of system development, role of business analyst
• Introduction in Project management
• Lessons Learned, possible errors in functional specifications
С Practical issues of functional specifications
• Discussion
• Using of UML
• File naming convention, versioning, distribution of specifications


Theory and practical experience will be provided as presentation. The participants will work with case studies in groups and apply the theoretical knowledge’s directly in the course. It will be discussed how to apply the knowledge’s in the daily work of participants.

Basic information:

Duration:                 1 day

Group size:             4-6 persons

Dates:                      to be discussed