IREB Advanced: Elicitation and Consolidation 02-04-2019


IREB Advanced: Elicitation and Consolidation
Start Date:
Eindhoven (NL) ( Dutch )
Price excl. VAT:
€ 1.750
* Prices subject to VAT

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Course Objectives

The overall objective of this course is to improve knowledge and gain practical skills in Advanced Requirement Engineering and Requirements Management.

Each participant will be faced with following specific targets:

  • Improve Requirement Engineering and Management activities within the project and the organization
  • Per use of international standards, best practices, examples and practice for gaining practical skills
  • Preparing for the official exam at the end of the third day
  • Obtaining an internationally recognized certificate in Advanced Requirement Engineering
  • Expand your Requirements Engineering skills by knowledge of requirements elicitation and consolidation
  • Consolidate knowledge by practical experiences
  • Learn to select the appropriate approach for a project situation and apply the most effective techniques
  • Learn to mediate in conflict situations in the field of requirements elicitation
  • Gain knowledge and practical skills with respect to documenting.

Typical Audience

The course is aimed at participants who already have theoretical knowledge and practical experience of Requirements Engineering:

  • Requirement Engineers, Business Analysts, Information Analysts and Functional Designers who want to obtain the internationally recognized IREB “Certificated Professional for Requirements Engineering – Advanced Level, Elicitation and Consolidation” certification as part of their career.
  • Architects, Developers, Designers and Users involved in specifying information systems or software products.
  • Quality Officers and Project Managers who want to explore Requirement Engineering and Management.

Course Prerequisites

Candidates for the CPRE Advanced Level module examination must already have received the CPRE Foundation Level certificate.

Course Delivery

Throughout the course, an accredited trainer and requirements engineering expert provides lectures and gives exercises based on real world projects.

Different mock exams ensure an optimal preparation for the real certification exam.

Courses can be given in English or in Dutch. Course material is in English.

The course and the exam are offered in cooperation with our partner Improve QS.

Course Venue

The course duration is 3 days.
The exam (optional) is organised at the end of the 3rd day.
Exams are available in English, Dutch or French.
This course can be given at the client’s site or at CTG.

Course Administration


€ 1750/ 3 days, per person.
All prices are exclusive of the exam fee, which is subject to change. At the time of publishing the exam fee is € 600 per person. All prices are VAT excluded; course material, lunch and beverages included.


  • By Participant : If a subscribed course participant is replaced by another participant or if the public course is postponed to a later date, no cancellation costs apply. A participant or a group that fails to attend, or that cancels a course without at least 15 working days written notice prior to the course start, is liable for the full subscription cost.
  • By CTG: CTG reserves the right to cancel a course at any time.

Course Logistics

All classroom courses begin promptly at 9 am and are scheduled until 5 pm. All courses are organised at the CTG premises in Diegem (Belgium).
All courses can be given at the client site and are available for groups as well. Please contact us if you wish further information.

The standard language of each course is English.

Course Outlines

Knowledge of requirement sources

  • What are requirement sources?
  • How to identify and manage the stakeholders?
  • How to capture and document these sources?

Requirement sources

  • User centered requirements engineering
  • Stakeholder classification schema
  • Identify, classify and manage documents in operation

Knowledge and application of elicitation techniques

  • Characteristics of elicitation techniques
  • Mastering and using classification of elicitation techniques
  • Mastering and using selection of elicitation techniques

Survey, observation and creativity techniques for requirements elicitation

  • Questioning techniques
  • Creativity techniques
  • Artifact-based techniques
  • Other supporting techniques

Communication for requirements engineering

  • Mastering and using qualitative interviews
  • Mastering and using the Method 6-3-5
  • Mastering and using perspective-based reading
  • Mastering the use of contextual inquiry

Recognizing conflicts and finding solutions

  • Detection of conflict types
  • Knowing Glasl’s conflict escalation model
  • Mastering and using selection of consolidation techniques

Knowledge and application of various consolidation techniques

  • Conflict settlement techniques
  • Voting or instruction methods
  • Analytic methods

Exam (optional)

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