Course Title: Translate business needs into technical requirements

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5194

Course Title: Translate business needs into technical requirements

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 20.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2009,
Term2 2011

Course Contact: Nawal Shomali

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5826

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit defines the competency required to identify the needs of a business or business process and quantify those needs into technical requirements that will enable the business or process to meet expectation

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-requistes and Co-requisites None

This course is co-delivered and co-assessed holistically along with three other competencies: (PSPPM502B) BUSM 7779C Manage Complex Projects; (ICAP5039A) COSC 5322C Match IT needs with the Strategic Directions of the Enterprise; (ICAS5202A) COSC 5323C Ensure Privacy for Users.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAA5158A Translate business needs into technical requirements


1. Compile business needs

2. Determine technical requirements

3. Secure sign off for technical requirements and solutions

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will include an integrated group project work, a portfolio and a presentation.

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met. You will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check your progress.