Defining Business Rules

Hours: 1 / Access Length: 180 Days / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $129.00

Course Overview:

This program looks at the kinds of information you need to capture and organize in order to build business rules.  Topics include: reviewing the business rule classification scheme, distinguishing between business rules, terms, constraints, guidelines and facts; examine different types of commonly used business rules, such as simple, decision, calculation and fact generation.

Instructor Biography:

Ms. Wagner is an experienced project, program, and portfolio manager. Her roles have included managing capital asset plans and business case summaries; project controls and performance goals for $132M IT investment supporting an inter-agency web-based system. She has led teams of project managers, business analysts, and instructors involved in internal enhancements and new product development. 

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Business Rules                              
  • What are business rules?
  • Business goals, policies, and rules
Lesson 2: Benefits of Business Rules                       
  • Increasing manageability of business processes
  • Business rules are based on facts
Lesson 3: Business Rules and Requirements                        
  • Relating rules and requirements
  • Components of a business rule
  • Example
  • Cataloging business rules
Lesson 4: Classifying Business Rules                        
  • Types of business rules
  • Complex business rules
Lesson 5: Modeling Complex Business Rules                       
  • Use case model
  • Defining how business rules flow
Lesson 6: Developing Business Rules                      
  • Best practices
  • Business rules and models
  • Consider using a tool
Lesson 7: Conclusion                     
  • Next steps

System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.