Essentials of Rational RequisitePro

Users of Rational RequisitePro will benefit from taking this introductory course, which provides a basic familiarity with the RequisitePro product for creating and managing requirements that are used throughout the lifecycle of a project.

The course is a one-day workshop in setting up and using a project documentation and repository system for capturing and managing the changing requirements of a system using Rational RequisitePro. The course emphasizes how a managed approach to requirements management will contribute to project success.

This is a hands-on course with exercises and activities to help users apply Requirements Management concepts. The student gains a general understanding of how to use RequisitePro to manage project scope by understanding requirement attributes and using traceability. The student also learns to assess the impact of the changing requirements of a project.

Below is the one day course outline of our trainings:

Course Name: Essentials of Rational RequisitePro
Duration: 1 day
Skill Level: Basic


The Fundamentals of Rational RequisitePro course is intended for people using RequisitePro to organize, manage, and communicate the requirements of the project. The primary audience consists of business and requirements analysts. Additional audiences may include technical, QA and documentation managers, project leads and executives, application experts, salespersons, testers, designers and other software developers involved in requirements creation, specification, use and/or management.


  • Recommended Prerequisite Courses
    • Students should have completed:
  • Instructor-led training
    • There are no prerequisites for this course. It is recommended that students have attended the Requirements Management with Use Cases course.
  • Required Experience:Students must have a solid understanding of:
    • Requirements management
    • Software development lifecycle

Skills taught:

Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Define and customize RequisitePro project structure and components
  • Create and build a project
  • Create, import, and revise requirements, attributes, and requirement documents
  • Visually organize requirements
  • Trace requirements to one another
  • Manage changing requirements through views, queries, and metrics
  • Participate in group discussions

Course outline:

  • Product introduction
  • Planning your project
  • Gathering, organizing and documenting your requirements
  • Managing requirements
  • Communicating your requirements
  • Summary and tips