SE 315 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Software Project Management
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
SE 315
Spring
2
2
3
5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives Students will be introduced the basics of software project management. Four basic building blocks of software project management will be taught and students will choose and use methods in each area that work best for their class projects.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Be able to learn the role of project manager
  • Be able to explain the project risks
  • Be able to maintain the software project
  • Be able to learn the software metrics
  • Be able to monitor the software project progress
  • Be able to asses the software project after delivery
Course Content The objective of this course is to provide the fundamental concepts of software project management.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to SW Project management
2 Manage your people / Roll out your roles Software Project Management, J. Henry (ch.1)
3 Implement your process Software Project Management, J. Henry (ch.2)
4 Leverage your tools Software Project Management, J. Henry (ch.3)
5 Utilize your measurements Software Project Management, J. Henry (ch.4)
6 Form your vision Software Project Management, J. Henry (ch.5)
7 Organize your resources Software Project Management, J. Henry (ch.6)
8 Sketch your schedule Software Project Management, J. Henry (ch.7)
9 Write your plan/ Schedule your schedule Software Project Management, J. Henry (ch.8)
10 Midterm
11 Midterm Review - Schedule your schedule Software Project Management, J. Henry (ch.9)
12 Schedule your schedule - Project Presentation Software Project Management, J. Henry (ch.10)
13 Project Presentation
14 Project Presentation/ Review -
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Software Project Management, A RealWorld Guide to Success, Joel Henry,

2004, ISBN 032122342X

Suggested Readings/Materials

Making Things Happen, Scott Berkun, O’Reilly, 9780596517717

Software Project Management, A Unified Framework, Walker Royce, Addison Wesley, 02010309580

The Mythical Man-Month, Frederick P. Brooks, Jr, Addison Wesley, 0201835959

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
5
20
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
35
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
20
Final / Oral Exam
1
25
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
7
75
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
25
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
Study Hours Out of Class
16
1
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
5
2
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
20
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
10
Final / Oral Exam
1
20
    Total
140

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1 Adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science and Software Engineering; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve Software Engineering problems X
2 Ability to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Software Engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose X
3 Ability to design, implement, verify, validate, measure and maintain a complex software system, process or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern methods for this purpose X
4 Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for Software Engineering practice X
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating Software Engineering problems X
6 Ability to work efficiently in Software Engineering disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually X
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of two foreign languages
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself X
9 Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility X
10 Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development X
11 Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of Software Engineering solutions

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest