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ENTD640 - Enterprise Software Development Methodologies

Course Details

Course Code: ENTD640 Course ID: 4104 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

The course is an advanced study of enterprise software and its role in meeting the needs of an organization and solving business problems. The course also examines the phases, processes, and deliverables in various enterprise software development methodologies; it also assesses related concepts such as enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, operational risk management, enterprise content management, and enterprise architectures. The course also appraises the procedures, practices, and challenges in collaborative development of enterprise software applications.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Upon successful completion of this course of study, the student should be able to:

  1. Analyze the impact of software development and computing technologies on business productivity.
  2. Analyze stakeholders in all phases of the software development process.
  3. Assess popular software development languages.
  4. Distinguish between classical and popular software development methodologies.
  5. Compare and contrast different types of requirements models.
  6. Examine the role of software requirements and how they relate to software and system design.
  7. Examine enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, operational risk management, enterprise content management, and enterprise architectures.
  8. Examine the architecture and configurations of software systems.

Students are expected to maintain routine contact with the instructor throughout the course. While the number of contacts may vary according to the specific course and individual student need, the University requires periodic weekly contacts during the semester. The method of discussion will be on-line related to issues concerning assignments, exams, and research papers.

Reading Assignments:

Students are expected to remain current with their reading assignments in order to complete the Forums, assignments, and exams. Weekly reading assignments are included in this syllabus.

Supplemental Readings:

Students are expected to remain current with their reading assignments in order to complete the Forums, assignments, and exams. Weekly reading assignments are included in this syllabus.

Original Work

All work submitted must be original work. Incidents of academic dishonesty will result in you failing the assignment, and repeat incidents will result in failing the course. I check assignment regularly for incidents of academic dishonesty. Please read and understand the University policy on academic dishonesty. You must credit your sources and provide the appropriate references on your assignments.

Standards for Written Work

Written communications is an essential tool for any professional. As with any skill, writing well is the result of practice followed by feedback, and the use of relevant and appropriate sources. Therefore, the quality of writing is graded as part of every written assignment. Below are the grading criteria for each written assignment in this class.

Forum Assignments:

There will be eight Forum assignments for this course designed to promote interactivity among students and enhance the online learning process. The Forum provides maximum flexibility because you do not have to be online at the same time as another person and you can read what other students have written. See the Forum area of the classroom for details on these discussions. Submit your response to the posted discussion question in the Forum Thursday midnight EST. To earn full credit you should reply to at least two other students during the rest of the week as well, but participating a minimum of four days per week. (1) First submit your response and one student reply in the Forum area for others to read. (2) Then upload your original write-up and one student reply in a MS Word document under the assignment area of the classroom for grading.

Weekly Assignments:

There will be five assignments for this course to reinforce your reading and learning. Complete the assignments listed under the assignments area of the classroom.

FINAL GRADE BASED UPON: There are a total of 100 points for this course broken down as follows:

NameGrade %
Forums 25.00 %
Week 1 Forum 3.13 %
Week 2 Forum 3.13 %
Week 3 Forum 3.13 %
Week 4 Forum 3.13 %
Week 5 Forum 3.13 %
Week 6 Forum 3.13 %
Week 7 Forum 3.13 %
Week 8 Forum 3.13 %
Assignments 25.00 %
Assignment 1: WK2 Languages 5.00 %
Assignment 2: WK3 Stakeholders 5.00 %
Assignment 3: WK5 Team Members 5.00 %
Assignment 4: WK6 ERP, CRM, ORM, ECM & EA 5.00 %
Assignment 5: WK7 Productivity 5.00 %
WK4 Midterm Paper 20.00 %
Research Paper: Week 4 Paper 20.00 %
WK8 Final Paper 30.00 %
Final Project: WK8 Final Paper 30.00 %

Websites

In addition to the required course texts, external Websites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note website addresses are subject to change.

Book Title:Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, 2nd ed
ISBN:9780201835953
Publication Info:Pearson
Author:Brooks, Frederick P. Jr.
Unit Cost:$33.11
Book Title:Software Engineering: A Practitioner's Approach, 8th ed.
ISBN:9780078022128
Publication Info:McGraw-Hill
Author:Pressman and Maxim
Unit Cost:$181.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.