DIP485 Software Metrology and Planning Models

Code DIP485
Name Software Metrology and Planning Models
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Computer Science
Academic staff Larisa Zaiceva, Jekaterina Bule, Vadims Žuravļovs
Credit points 4.0 (6.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Topics covered by the course include: software project management - development process models, task planning and assignment, project calendar, human resource management models, cost estimation models, software metrics, quality management models, testing, risk and configuration management; management of “Mission Impossible” projects; variety of software engineering; tasks distribution tasks implementation graphic; software cost estimation; analytic, algorithmic, COCOMO models; maintenance costs..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The aim of the subject is to prepare students for software project development. Students should be able to plan a project by using tools, to analyze and to estimate project cost using different models, to assign task to developers, to estimate costs, to measure deliveries of project stages, etc.Students should be able to work as a project manager as well as a developer.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Knows software development models and methods of their management, models of human work organization, quality management models, testing planning and risk management methods. - Positive assessment of final examination.
Is able to plan a software project, that is to appoint tasks for project development, to assign these tasks to developers, to create calendar using CASE-tools. - Positive assessment of fulfilled 1st laboratory work.
Knows different cost estimation models and is able to estimate cost of a project and its every stage using different models and tools. - Positive assessment of final examination and positive assessment of fulfilled 2nd laboratory work.
Is able to work in software developing team, perform functions of the manager and developer. - Positive assessment of fulfilled 3rd laboratory work.
Knows software measurement principles and metrics, as well as is able to calculate metrics of specification, design and program code. - Positive assessment of fulfilled e-learning course „Software metrics”.
Course prerequisites According to Bachelor programme

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