Contemporary techniques and methodologies for modern software and systems development.
This paper introduces multiple aspects of software project management. Students taking this paper learn key areas necessary for implementing software development projects, covering activities from project conception and scoping to software implementation and deployment. Students also develop a range of skills, including those related to teamwork, independent learning, oral and written communication, critical thinking and cultural understanding and self-motivation.
|Paper title||Software Project Management|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,038.45|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,492.80|
- INFO 202
- SENG 301
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music, Commerce, Science
- Teaching staff
- Dr Sherlock A. Licorish
- Paper Structure
- Project Management
- Agile Software Development Methodologies
- Requirements Elicitation
- Software Estimation
- Planning and Scheduling
- Risk Management
- Implementing Requirements
- Software Procurement
- Human Factors and Teamwork
- Software Quality Management
- Software Testing
- Integration and Deployment
Software Engineering (9th ed.), by Ian Sommerville, Addison-Wesley, (2011).
Object Oriented Software Engineering - using UML, Patterns, and Java (3rd ed.), by Bernd Bruegge and Allen H. Dutoit, Prentice Hall, (2010).
- Learning Outcomes
- The ability to delineate software requirement and come up with a project schedule and assign resources
- Knowledge in selecting an appropriate software development methodology (e.g. Waterfall and SCRUM)
- Identify project risks and monitor and track project deadlines
- Examine the principles around software quality and be aware of software usability and implementation considerations
- Use appropriate tools and methods to operate effectively in a small-group development scenario
- Use appropriate methods to evaluate, make or buy decisions in systems procurement
- The ability to independently evaluate project experiences, in writing a high-quality experience report
- Teaching Arrangements
- Lectures present the key conceptual material through discussion and interaction between
teaching staff and students. Lectures are supported by readings.
Tutorials/Labs are interactive, collaborative sessions in which students attempt to cement concepts presented at lectures with their peers in a supportive environment.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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