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Management Issues in Software Engineering COMP 8081

Computer Systems Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course presents several current topics important to the management of software development projects. Emphasis will be given to understanding and being able to apply state-of-the-art management techniques to improve software productivity and help software projects and companies transition to new technologies. Special emphasis is placed on management issues such as project leadership, communication, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.




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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Explore effective software development practices.
  • Determine Myers-Briggs Type Indicator preference and analyze effects of type on problem solving, change, communication and leadership.
  • Manage software development risks.
  • Manage software development lifecycles and plan projects for iterative lifecycles.
  • Manage customer requirements and control feature creep.
  • Plan and conduct reviews and inspections.

Effective as of Winter 2012


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