Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2017 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology


Subject Information
Subject Code CSCI311
Subject Name Software Process Management
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites CSCI205
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Group Project 45%, Final exam 55%.
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Course
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information Students should use the SMP OnLine Tutorial System (via SOLS) to enrol in Tutorial/laboratory groups for this subject. Once enrolments are open a link to the subject will appear in Tutorial Enrolments in SOLS.

Subject Availability
Session CCCU Semester B  (02-01-2017 to 08-04-2017)
Campus UOW at CCCU HK
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Yik Hin Garret Lai
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Guomin Yang
George Zhou
Instance Comment  
Census Date 21-01-2017

Subject Availability
Session SIM Session 1  (03-01-2017 to 09-03-2017)
Campus Singapore Institute of Management
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Minjie Zhang
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Casey Chow
Instance Comment  
Census Date 16-01-2017

Subject Availability
Session INTI Subang Jaya Session 1  (06-03-2017 to 12-07-2017)
Campus INTI Subang Jaya
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Madasari Ansari
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Mark Freeman
Vincent Loh
George Zhou
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2017

Subject Availability
Session DXB UG Autumn  (17-09-2017 to 15-01-2018)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 25
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Soly Mathew Biju Biju
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Jun Shen
Instance Comment  
Census Date 11-10-2017

Subject Availability
Session SIM Session 4  (02-10-2017 to 30-11-2017)
Campus Singapore Institute of Management
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
George Zhou
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Casey Chow
Instance Comment  
Census Date 13-10-2017

Subject Description
The primary aim of this subject is to acquaint students with the formal methodologies associated with the task of managing the software development process. Topics may include: Project Planning, Cost Estimation, Project Scheduling, Factors Influencing Productivity, Productivity Metrics, Risk Assessment and Management, Planning for Change, Release and Configuration Management, Software Process Standards, Software Contracts, Approaches to Maintenance, Long-Term Software Development, Case Studies of Real World Projects, Ethics, Professional Organisations, Legal Implications and Liabilities


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Describe various models of software development process.
2. Explain the principles and practices of software process management.
3. Demonstrate proficiency in the selection of an appropriate process management technique.
4. Apply process management skills and knowledge to a group software project.
5. Appropriately use project management tools to develop a project management plan.


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