Software Estimation and Measurement Using IFPUG FPA Training
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Software Estimation and Measurement Using IFPUG FPA Training

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Software systems are becoming increasingly difficult to measure and understand. As they increase in complexity, there needs to be an efficient method that can be used to understand and communicate software size needs. The Function Point Index helps to evaluate and measure a development project, which helps in the optimization, planning, and effective management of software production.
Function Points quantify software functions in meaningful terms, and can be readily applied across diverse development environments. Accurate evaluations using FPA can help IT teams in moving toward best practices in the management of software products. By optimizing processes, timely deliveries of higher quality can be ensured.
Our course in Software Size Estimation and Measurement using IFPUG FPA teaches you how to measure the size and complexity of a software product using the Function Point Index.

On successful completion of the course, you will receive a Course Completion Certificate from KnowledgeHut with Credits (1 credit per hour of training).

What you will learn:
  • Learn the fundamentals of Function Point (FP) Counting
  • Get guidelines, hints, and examples to understand FP Counting
  • Learn to communicate more effectively with the business user groups
  • Reduce overtime
  • Learn to establish an inventory of all transactions and files of a current project or application
  • Learn how to size software applications
  • Understand the unit cost of a software application or project and use it to compare tools, languages, platforms quantitatively instead of subjectively
  • Understand the use of Function Point in software estimation through case studies
  • Learn the use and limitations of Function Point techniques
You will also get:
  • 1-day instructor-led classroom training
  • Earn 8 PDUs
  • Downloadable e-book

Individual workshop deliverables may be subject to change.

Key Features

1 day instructor-led classroom training, demystifying software estimation and measurement
8 PDUs
Comprehensive course as per IFPUG Release 4.3 standard
Downloadable e-book
Real-world examples to reinforce fundamentals of function point analysis
Tips and trick to perfect software estimation
  • An overview of Function Point Analysis
  • Gathering documentation and identifying user requirements
  • Data Functions
  • Basics of Process and Transactional Functionality
  • Determining the Type of Count, Purpose, Scope and Boundary
  • Shared Data Concepts
  • Counting Enhancement Projects
  • Conversion Functionality
  • Calculating and Applying Functional Size Measurement
  • Value Adjustment Factor

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Frequently Asked Questions

Function Point Analysis (FPA) is a technique to break systems into smaller components, so they can be better understood and analyzed. This FPA methodology provides an objective, comparative measure that assists in the evaluation, planning, management and control of software production. Our training provides a complete and in-depth understanding of the Function Point Analysis technique based on the IFPUG Release 4.3 standard. You will learn the basics of how function points measure software by quantifying their user functionality based on the logical design, and how this method provides a structured technique for problem solving.

There are no specific prerequisites for this workshop.

No, there is no online/virtual course for this. This course is conducted by our certified experts as a classroom course.

You can earn up to 8 hours of PDU certificate after attending the training.

PDUs are credits awarded by the Project Management Institute. PDUs are offered by the PMI®, and every PMI® certification, except the CAPM®, requires you to earn a specific number of PDUs per three-year certification cycle.

The target audience for the program comprises professionals with minimum or no experience with regards to various phases of Software Development Life Cycles, who are preferably involved with any of the functions given below: Business Analysts Program Management Quality Process Engineering Project Management Software Quality Assurance Delivery, Pre Sales & Marketing Requirements Engineering & Management.

Yes, we offer course completion certificate after you successfully complete the training program.

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The target audience for the program comprises professionals with minimum or no experience with regards to various phases of Software Development Life Cycles, who are preferably involved with any of the functions given below:

  • Business Analysts
  • Program Management
  • Quality Process Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Delivery, Pre Sales & Marketing
  • Requirements Engineering & Management

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