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.
This is a CST BTech course. CST BTech courses are also open to non-bachelor program students. CST Bachelor program students have up to seven (7) years to complete the Bachelor program starting from the date of their first Technical degree-level course or the date of acceptance to the Bachelor program, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST. Please note that COMP 8081 is offered twice a year in the Winter and Spring terms.
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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
COMP 8081 is offered as a part of the following programs:
Books for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT
online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering
you are considering.
BCIT Burnaby Bookstore
If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance
Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.
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Intro To Myers-Briggs Type In Organizations(6539)
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Intro To Type (6229)
Rapid Development: Taming Wild Software Schedules
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