IN5140 – Smart processes and agile methods in software engineering

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Changes in the course due to coronavirus

Autumn 2020 the exams of most courses at the MN Faculty will be conducted as digital home exams or oral exams, using the normal grading scale. The semester page for your course will be updated with any changes in the form of examination.

See general guidelines for examination at the MN Faculty autumn 2020.

Course content

The course will give a solid fundament for participating in and manage the software projects of an organization and for improving the way such projects are conducted.

Learning outcome

After fulfilling the course you:

  • know the fundamentals of development processes, principles and methods, and their effects
  • know the basics of smart processes in systems development, which will usually include Lean and agile principles,
  • understand the relationship between quality of software projects and the quality of the systems that are being developed
  • know principles, frameworks and method for improvement of development processes,
  • have obtained an understanding of measurements and empirical-based knowledge as a basis for development of high-quality IT systems,
  • will be a professional and skilled participant and facilitator in a team that develop IT systems.

Admission to the course

Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

IN1030 – Systems, Requirements and Consequences

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Teaching

2 hours of lectures and 2 hours of group tuition per week.

The teaching method is dialogue oriented and practically oriented (the subject has few "defined" answers).

In teaching, emphasis is placed on discussing the project assignments. This submission is a document that contains a concrete improvement plan for an imagined or real business.

It is highly recommended to attend the first lecture as it will be given important information.

Examination

This subject has a digital exam. The project assignment consists of two submissions. Assessment of both submissions counts 30%. 4 hours written digital exam counts 70%.

Both submissions and the exam must be passed in the same semester.

It will also be counted as one of your three attempts to sit the exam for this course, if you sit the exam for one of the following courses:

IN9140, INF5181, INF9181, INF5180, INF9980, ITLED4220, IN331

Examination support material

No examination support material is allowed.

Language of examination

You may write your examination paper in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

Resit an examination

Students who can document a valid reason for absence from the regular examination are offered a postponed examination at the beginning of the next semester. Re-scheduled examinations are not offered to students who withdraw during, or did not pass the original examination.

Special examination arrangements, use of sources, explanations and appeals

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Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Dec. 2, 2020 7:16:32 PM

Facts about this course

Credits
10
Level
Master
Teaching
Autumn
Examination
Autumn
Teaching language
English