INDUSTRY PROJECT 3A

CSE3PRA

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The industry project enables students to experience real-life involvement in the planning and development of a medium sized project relevant to their degree that addresses a real-life or community problem. The project utilises a teamwork approach to problem-solving in software engineering or cybersecurity. Students integrate previously learned skills and knowledge relating to technical, social and ethical issues. The subject covers project management, team organisation and communication, project estimation and planning, risk management, documentation and reporting and milestone presentation.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTorab Torabi

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites CSE2DES or CSE2ISD or CSE2SIA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects CSE3PRO, CSE4PRO, CSE3PRG, CSE4PRG, CSE4PRA, CSE4PRB, CSE5PRA, CSE5PRB AND students enrolled in any Graduate Diploma or Masters by Coursework course.

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This unit of study represents the first semester of a year-long program. Students MUST complete both CSE3PRA and CSE3PRB in two consecutive semesters. All students must complete a 'Team Formation' form and submit this to the subject co-ordinator a week before the semester. Deadline for enrolment in this subject is seven days prior to commencement of term. Students who are completing a Software Engineering project need to have completed the prerequisite subject CSE2DES or CSE2ISD. Students who are completing a Cybersecurity project need to have completed the prerequisite subject CSE2SIA.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIndustry Project GuidelinesPrescribedTorabi, T.LA TROBE UNIVERSITY
ReadingsSoftware Engineering (Ninth Edition)PrescribedSommerville, I.ADDISON-WESLEY, 2009.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply skills and knowledge to effectively manage and document team project meetings

Activities:
Highlight the importance of managing and running of team as a very important aspect of running a project. Show examples and videos of effective team work and project management. Provide weekly feedback to project teams.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

02. Critically appraise, analyse and document system requirements to solve real-life problems in software or cybersecurity systems.

Activities:
Provide the process and approach for managing and developing business requirements and explain examples of requirements in software or cybersecurity systems. Student participation in technical workshops to learn and practice necessary skills. Highlight the importance of developing and managing a good and consistent concept solution and design.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Present proposed project solutions in software or cybersecurity systems and their associated project and risk management plans to technical and non-technical audiences.

Activities:
Highlight the standards, expectations, guidelines for project risk management process, and content for software or cybersecurity presentations of project plans and business and security requirements. Present seminars and workshops to practice the content and process of a good presentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

04. Develop professional project design documentation to meet the requirements of software or cybersecurity system standards.

Activities:
Discuss the detail design of a software or cybersecurity systems by applying industry standards notation. Provide practical workshops and seminars for developing design and testing a system.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Dandenong, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTorab Torabi

Class requirements

Evidence Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours evidence based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Evidence based learning/problem based learning"

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
5 written Sprint Project management reports (total 1000 words) (individual)These individual 200 word reports document the progress of the project and the student. Submitted in weeks 3, 5, 9, 7, 1130 01
Weekly 5 min short online quiz (total 1000 words) (individual)5min short online quiz conducted during weekly 1-hour Laboratory where practical project management and system development activities are conducted.15 01
First Project Scoping presentation (20 min, equivalent to 400 words per student) (team based)This 20 min. formative group presentation includes the initial project plan and user stories (or case studies).10 02, 03
Project concept solution and Design submission - written report (1200 words per student)This 6000 word written report submitted as one document by each project team, consists of individually written sections (approx. 1000 words each) which are assessed individually, along with common sections of approx. 1000 words, assessed as a group. The content includes the collective revised project plan, design, concept solution and user stories (or case studies) as a documentation.25 04
Second Project Scoping presentation (30 min, equivalent to 600 words per student) (team based)This 30min. formative group presentation includes the revised project plan, design, concept solution and user stories (or case studies).20 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTorab Torabi

Class requirements

Evidence Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours evidence based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Evidence based learning/problem based learning"

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
5 written Sprint Project management reports (total 1000 words) (individual)These individual 200 word reports document the progress of the project and the student. Submitted in weeks 3, 5, 9, 7, 1130 01
Weekly 5 min short online quiz (total 1000 words) (individual)5min short online quiz conducted during weekly 1-hour Laboratory where practical project management and system development activities are conducted.15 01
First Project Scoping presentation (20 min, equivalent to 400 words per student) (team based)This 20 min. formative group presentation includes the initial project plan and user stories (or case studies).10 02, 03
Project concept solution and Design submission - written report (1200 words per student)This 6000 word written report submitted as one document by each project team, consists of individually written sections (approx. 1000 words each) which are assessed individually, along with common sections of approx. 1000 words, assessed as a group. The content includes the collective revised project plan, design, concept solution and user stories (or case studies) as a documentation.25 04
Second Project Scoping presentation (30 min, equivalent to 600 words per student) (team based)This 30min. formative group presentation includes the revised project plan, design, concept solution and user stories (or case studies).20 02, 03