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UM EECS441 Sections 3 and 4: Fall 2017 Syllabus and Lecture Slides

UM EECS 441 Sections 3 and 4: Fall 2017 Syllabus and Lecture Slides

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Tentative syllabus: October | November | December

Presentation packs are due at 2 pm on the due day listed below, except where noted.

Week 1

Tue 09/05

Individual Elevator Pitch Presentation DUE 2pm

Required readings:

Value Proposition:

The Elevator Pitch:

Wed 09/06

Introduction to course, team management and individual elevator pitches (Section 3 and Section 4)

Fri 09/08 DISC

Value proposition canvas

Required readings:
Week 2

Mon 09/11

iOS Development by Tiberiu Vilcu (video)

Optional readings:

Wed 09/13

Backend Development by Tiberiu Vilcu (video)

Fri 09/15 DISC

Android Development by Tiberiu Vilcu (video)

Week 3

Sun 09/17

Team Management and VPC Interview Questionnaire DUE 6 pm

Template:

Required reading:

Mon 09/18

Team and VPC Interview Questionnaire presentations

Wed 09/20

Team and VPC Interview Questionnaire presentations and
WebApp Development by Tiberiu Vilcu (video)

Fri 09/22 DISC

UI/UX Design by Wei Cai (video)

Required readings:
Week 4

Mon 09/25

Minimum Viable Product and Story Mapping

Required readings:

Tue 09/26

Value Proposition Canvas DUE 2 pm

Templates:

Wed 09/27

VPC presentations with John York

Fri 09/29 DISC

VPC presentations with Christina York

Week 5

Mon 10/02

VPC presentations with Shawn Planko

Wed 10/04

Agile Development by John York (video)

Template: Required readings: Optional reading:

Fri 10/06 DISC

Work on design presentation

Week 6

Mon 10/09

Up and Running with Amazon Web Services by Kevin Hastie (overview and hands-on videos)

Wed 10/11

Know thy Customer by Christina York (more sample Buyer Personas)

Required readings:

Thu 10/12

Design Presentation DUE 2 pm

Required readings:

Fri 10/13 DISC

Design Presentation

Week 7

Mon 10/16

FALL BREAK NO LECTURE

Wed 10/18

Design Presentation

Thu 10/19

Buyer Persona Interview Questionnaire DUE 2 pm

Fri 10/20 DISC

Design Presentation

Week 8

Mon 10/23

Buyer Persona Questionnaire Review

Wed 10/25

Business Model Canvas and Market Analysis

Required readings:

Thu 10/26

Customer Analysis: Customer Profiles and Buyer Personas DUE 2 pm

Fri 10/27 DISC

Customer Analysis Presentation

Week 9

Mon 10/30

Customer Analysis Presentation

Wed 11/01

Usability Testing by Shawn Planko (video)

Required readings: Optional reading:

Thu 11/02

Business Model Canvas and Market Analysis DUE 2 pm

Fri 11/03 DISC

BMC and Market Analysis Presentation

Week 10

Mon 11/06

BMC and Market Analysis Presentation

Wed 11/08

Nitty Gritty of Funding by Dr. Peter Danzig

Required readings:

Fri 11/10 DISC

BMC and Market Analysis Presentation

Week 11

Sun 11/12

Minimum Viable Product Source Code DUE 10 pm

Mon 11/13

MVP Demo

Wed 11/15

Work on Usability Test Script

Thu 11/16

Usability test script DUE 2 pm

Fri 11/17 DISC

Usability test script review

Week 12

Mon 11/20

Work on Usability Testing

Wed 11/22

Work on Usability Testing

Fri 11/24 DISC

THANKSGIVING NO LECTURE

Week 13

Mon 11/27

Work on Usability Testing

Tue 11/28

Usability Test Presentation DUE 2 pm

Required readings:

Wed 11/29

Usability Test Presentation

Fri 12/01 DISC

Usability Test Presentation

Week 14

Mon 12/04

Usability Test Presentation

Tue 12/05

Final Presentation DUE 2 pm

Wed 12/06

Work on final adjustment, validation, and testing

Fri 12/08 DISC

Work on final adjustment, validation, and testing

Week 15

Mon 12/11

Final Demo and Launch Certification DUE in class

Required reading: