Software Project Management

  • October 16th, 2018: Due to the faculty monthly meeting scheduled for tomorrow at 3.30pm tomorrow lesson will close at around that time.
  • October 9th, 2018: Dear students I would like to inform you that tomorrow lesson will start at 2pm and will end at 3.30pm, while next Thursday lesson will start at 9am and will end at 10.30am, due to engagements related to my role as computer science division coordinator.
  • September 24th, 2018: The first lesson will be delivered on Wednesday October 3rd.


Course objectives and contents (ESSE3)

Lessons schedule:

  • Monday, 4pm-6pm (only when explicitly announced)
  • Wednesday 2pm-5pm
  • Thursday 9am-11am

Students Office hours:

  • Prof. Polini: Wednesday 5pm-6pm at my office (Polo Lodovici building)

Course Slides



Reference books


  • Go to the project dedicated page

Exam Dates A.Y. 2018/2019

  • Wednesday, February 6th and 27th, 2019 – at 2.30pm
  • Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 – at 2.30pm
  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019 – at 2.30pm
  • Wednesday, September 11th and 25th, 2019 – at 2.30pm
  • Wednesday, February 5th and 26th, 2020 – at 2.30pm

Exam rules:

  • students have to manage and develop a software project over the duration of the semester with intermediate checkpoints (meeting with the teacher). The group will have to adopt and simulate the practices typical of a SCRUM team. Visual Paradigm has to be used in particular in reference to its support to SCRUM teams and collaborative work (see link).
  • The course also foresees a final written exam in which the student will have to answer questions and solve exercises on the different parts of the course. The exam will last around 2 hours. Students willing to improve their final mark can ask for an additional oral examination.
  • The project has to be delivered before taking part to the written paper

Exam Results

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