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Project management ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: I Zhang

Peninsula First semester 2005 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: Distributed computing environments: information and information exchange issues; distributed IT infrastructures; components of a distributed information system; classes of distributed support services; systems development issues. Distributed systems: planning and control; problems in managing distributed system development; planning aids; work breakdown structures; estimating and software metrics; risk analysis and management of distributed system development. Team Management: staffing development teams. Control of development process: feedback of resources used; measuring progress; rescheduling, project deadlines; automated project management tools; implementation of distributed systems.

Assessment: Assignments: 30%, Weekly Assessments: 10%, Exam: 60%.

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week

Prerequisites: CPE1006 plus a further 12 points of 1st year Network Computing units.

Prohibitions: BUS2176, CSE2203, GCO3807