- Code COMP3120
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Computing
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering Computing & Cybernetics
- Course subject Computer Science
- Areas of interest Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
In 2023, this course is on campus with remote adjustments only for participants with unavoidable travel restrictions/visa delays.
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
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Identify and describe the impact of business context on a software development project, including an understanding of 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 decide an appropriate project management approach for a project in a business context
- Demonstrate key project management skills such as scope determination; task decomposition; effort estimation, schedule creation and tracking; progress reporting; and management of risk and quality
- Employ research, critical thinking and reflection to formulate and communicate an argument concerning project management concepts.
- Demonstrate teamwork and collaboration skills, and an understanding of the difference between leadership and management
Professional Skills Mapping
Mapping of Learning Outcomes to Assessment and Professional Competencies
- Small group assignments incorporating written and oral components 40%
- Workshop participation 10%
- Written examination 50%
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Requisite and Incompatibility
- 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.
- 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.
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