This 2 1/2 day course is designed for system, hardware, and test engineers, technical writers, trainers, support personnel, and others who are not software developers but who will be participating in a self-direct team. It is also appropriate for members of integrated product development teams that are building software-intensive systems. Successful completion of the course will enable participants to understand the rationale and foundational concepts behind the PSP and TSP; to develop ways to measure size, time, and defects in their work; to use a personal planning framework to plan and track tasks; and to use the a quality strategy to manage the defects in their work and support the team's quality goals.
This course also prepares students to participate on Team Software Process (TSP) teams. The course covers the key concepts and principles of the Personal Software Process (PSP) at a high level so that students understand the terminology and the philosophy behind the method. Students are guided through a series of lectures and exercises that teach the fundamentals of PSP and the TSP launch process. It also includes post TSP launch practices, such as the weekly team meetings and inspections.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Students receive a course notebook during the course.
This 2 1/2 day course meets at the following times:
Day 1, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Day 2, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Day 3, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Training courses provided by the SEI are not academic courses for academic credit toward a degree. Any certificates provided are evidence of the completion of the courses and are not official academic credentials.
Course Fees [USD]
U.S. Industry: $1700
U.S. Government/Academic: $1400
This course may be offered by special arrangement at customer sites.