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Academic Year: 2021-2022

Business Requirements Specialist Technical Diploma

Program Code 311026

Business analysis is defined as “the practice of enabling change in an organizational context by defining needs and recommending solutions that deliver value to stakeholders.” The Business Requirements Specialist (BRS) helps a business meet its goals and objectives, understands how work is being conducted, and through analysis, determines solutions to the issues. The BRS will work with stakeholders to conduct a feasibility study, focusing on requirements gathering and preparing a business case to justify change. At the beginning of the BRS career, they receive guidance from a Business Analyst ensuring complete and accurate work.

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This program is offered at:

Green Bay


NWTC Aurora

NWTC Crivitz

NWTC Luxemburg

NWTC Oconto Falls

NWTC Shawano

Sturgeon Bay

Follow Your Path

All credits from this technical diploma apply toward the following associate degree(s):

Business Analyst, 101021

Requirements for Program Entry

  • Five years of related work experience or an associate degree or higher credential.
  • User-level familiarity with one or more computer operating environments.
  • Ability to interact with a computer system (keyboarding or assist device).
  • To be admitted to this program, learners must achieve a prior cumulative high school or college grade point average of 2.6 or higher OR a satisfactory academic skills assessment score. College grade point average must be based on 15 credits or more. To learn more about starting this program, please contact an academic advisor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate professional communication in a business environment.
  • Organize and coordinate business analysis efforts throughout the organization.
  • Conduct elicitation activities and confirm results.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify business needs of strategical or tactical importance.
  • Describe the requirements life cycle by establishing relationships between related requirements and designs, assessing, analyzing and gaining consensus on proposed changes.
  • Specify and model requirements and designs; validate and verify information; and identify solutions meeting business needs.
  • Assess the performance of and value delivered by a solution during strategy analysis.
  • Apply appropriate technology skills.
Curriculum: Students following the study plan below will complete the Business Requirements Specialist Technical Diploma in the number of semesters shown.
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Curriculum Note: The credit for 10-890-101, College 101 is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program requirements, but must be passed with a C or higher.

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