- Code COMP8110
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Computer Science
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Computer Science
- Areas of interest Computer Science, Software Engineering
Leadership, Management, Professionalism, Ethics and Teamwork
Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK)
Agile Project Planning
Agile Project Management
Project Scope Management
Quality & Risk Management
Project Control and Governance
Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Identify and describe the impact of business context on a software development project, including understanding the role professional ethics plays in the conduct of a successful project
- Evaluate the features of traditional and agile approaches to managing software development to synthesise an appropriate project management approach for a project in a business context
- Apply key project management skills such as scope determination; task decomposition; effort estimation, schedule creation and tracking; progress reporting; and management of risk and quality
- Use research, critical thinking and reflection to formulate and communicate an argument concerning project management concepts.
- Demonstrate improved leadership, teamwork and collaboration skills
- Small group assignments incorporating written and oral components 40%
- Workshop participation 10%
- Written examination 50%
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WorkloadUp to twelve two-hour lectures, twelve one-hour lectures, twelve two-hour workshop sessions, plus 5 hours independent study per week
Requisite and Incompatibility
Indicative Reading List
- Jeff Patton and Peter Economy. User story mapping: discover the whole story, build the right product. O'Reilly, 2014.
- Jim Highsmith. Agile Project Managment. Addison-Wesley, 2010.
- Robert K. Wysocki. Effective project management: traditional, agile, extreme. John Wiley & Sons, 2011.
- Michele Sliger and Stacia Broderick. The Software Project Manager’s Bridge to Agility.
- Cynthia Stackpole Snyder. A User's Manual to the PMBOK Guide 5th Edition, 2013.
- Bertrand Meyer. Agile! The Good, the Hype and the Ugly. Springer, 2014.
- Erik Larson and Clifford Gray. Project Management: The Managerial Process. 5th Edition, 2011.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Band 2
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery|
|4096||25 Feb 2019||04 Mar 2019||31 Mar 2019||31 May 2019||In Person|