Essentials of IBM DOORS Next (ODC8100G-WBT)


This course teaches analysts and engineers how to define, elaborate, organize, and manage textual and graphical requirements and requirements-related information in IBM DOORS Next Generation v7. DOORS Next Generation is a key component of the IBM Engineering Lifecycle Management (ELM). The product provides requirements definition and management capabilities in a fully-integrated environment that can also include IBM Rational Team Concert for change and configuration management, and IBM® Rational Quality Manager for quality management.


Business Analyst, Systems Engineer, Software Engineer, Requirements Engineer, Requirements Manager, Requirements Team Leader


No pre-requisites for this course.


Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Define, elaborate, organize and manage requirements in DOORS Next 
  • View and work with requirements and other artifacts in a collaborative context 
  • Create and edit requirements documents and other artifacts, including both textual and graphical artifacts 
  • Create, manage, and view traceability relationships between requirements and other artifacts 
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Course Outline

Unit 1 - Essentials of DOORS Next

Unit 2 - Organizing Requirements

Unit 3 - Modules

Unit 4 - Artifacts

Unit 5 - Importing Documents

Unit 6 - Traceability

Unit 7 - Managing Change and Reporting