About this course

This course provides training for you if you are a UK military person or a MOD civil servant who has a role as a Requirements Manager. This training will facilitate progression to practitioner-level and focuses on the understanding, tools, techniques and principles of how to develop, deliver, test, analyse and manage a coherent and robust requirements, which are themselves an essential element of delivering military capability to the Front Line Commands.

The course is an interactive, online programme delivered by Cranfield University that brings together personnel employed in CAPAC management within the Defence Operating Model.

The course requires you to download and review pre-recorded lecture material from the Cranfield University Virtual Learning Environment each day and engage in live online seminars, tutorials and exercises hosted on Microsoft Teams to practise and consolidate skills and knowledge acquired.

Each presentation has Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs), which state what you should be able to do on completion. Achieving the ILOs will require you to reflect on the presentation content, consider the questions, follow up on references where necessary and raise any questions during the exercises, seminars and tutorials so that learning is consolidated.

This course is free to all military personnel and MOD civil servants.

What you will learn

You will learn about the role and the responsibilities of a Requirements Manager within the different stages of the existing requirements and acceptance process, and how this output is used within the  review and approvals processes. The course will enable you to analyse and evaluate:

  • How to influence, shape and communicate all aspects of requirement development and acceptance management activity.
  • How to capture and develop functional and non-functional requirements to support informed decision making within Defence and capability trade off options.
  • How to use tools, techniques and approaches to capture and develop both functional and non-functional requirements.
  • The documentation, tools and techniques available within the requirements and acceptance  management process.
  • The Requirement Manager’s role and interaction with Command Capability staff, delivery agents and end users during the acquisition phases of the programme/project life cycle.
How this course will help your career

The CAPAC Requirements Manager course builds on the learning acquired from the Capability and Acquisition Fundamentals online training. Successful completion of this course will further develop your capability and acquisition knowledge and skills and set the foundation to become one of the next generation of leaders and managers that deliver military capabilities to the front line and support them through life. If you successfully complete the course you will be awarded the JPA ‘awareness’ educational CAPAC competency.

Planned dates
  • 20th February 2023
  • 22nd May 2023
  • 24th July 2023

Please contact us for further planned dates on this course.

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Who can attend this course
Military
MOD civil servants

This course is also suitable for UK military personnel and MOD civil servants from Front Line Commands and enabling organisations including DE&S and Defence Digital who have a role as a Requirements Manager.

This course is free to all military personnel and MOD civil servants.

Before you attend

You are required to complete the online Defence Learning Environment (DLE) ‘Capability and Acquisition Fundamentals’ (DLE code CAF) prior to attending the Requirements Management course.

Before attending you should familiarise yourselves with ‘How Defence Works’ available on the Gov.uk website.

Planned dates
  • 20th February 2023
  • 22nd May 2023
  • 24th July 2023

Please contact us for further planned dates on this course.

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How the course will be taught
Online (Virtual)
How you will be assessed

There is no exam associated with this course, although you will have many opportunities to try out some of the learning during syndicate workshops and tutorials. A certificate of attendance is issued upon course completion.

Planned dates
  • 20th February 2023
  • 22nd May 2023
  • 24th July 2023

Please contact us for further planned dates on this course.

Register your interest

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