COURSE WEBSITE: http://www.cs.northwestern.edu/academics/courses/394/

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK: The Agile Samurai by Jonathan Rasmusson http://pragprog.com/book/jtrap/the-agile-samurai

REFERENCE TEXTBOOKS: None

COURSE COORDINATOR: Prof. Chris Riesbeck

COURSE GOALS: The goal of this class is to provide students with skills in teamwork and objective-based development and give them the ability or build a development team as a leader and architect as well as a programmer and developer.

COURSE OUTCOMES: In the course of doing this work, individuals will develop skills in:

  1. Project planning and management
  2. Client management and project definition
  3. A testing based approach to development
  4. Team management and ongoing schedule tracking
  5. Pair programming
  6. Scope management

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