DCG-SMS offers a range of training options, from individual coaching to a complete organisational knowledge transfer programme. Contact info@dcg-sms.com to discuss a programme tailored to suit your needs and your budget.

Public Training & Workshop Schedule

Practical Use of COSMIC

This 2-day workshop is designed to introduce participants to the COSMIC functional size measurement method.  It discusses the applicability of the method and explains the COSMIC 3-Phase Measurement Process. Participants learn, through classroom examples and exercises, how to apply the method to various types of software system, including systems with complex architectures.

Contact info@dcg-sms.com for details of the next public course.

In-House Training Options

DCG-SMS specialises in tailored training packages which effectively build and sustain capability in your development teams. Some of our most popular standard offerings include:

  • Management Overview: Uses and Benefits of Functional Size Measurement (1-day workshop)
  • Management Overview: Principles and Benefits of Good Estimating Practice (1-day workshop)
  • Sizing and Estimating with COSMIC (3-day course)
  • Software Estimation with COCOMO2 (1-day workshop)
  • Practical Use of COSMIC (2-day course or 5-module web-course)
  • Practical Use of IFPUG (2-day course or 5-module web-course)
  • Practical Use of Mk2 (2-day course)
  • Agile Systems Management: covering principles of agile; requirements management; estimating.  (4-module web course, or 4 x 1-day workshops)

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What’s New

DCG-SMS Webinar: Outcome Based Metrics 9th July 2013. Alan Cameron considers how project metrics need to change to keep pace with today's approaches to applications development.
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DCG-SMS Webinar: Contracting for Agile
17th September 2013. Susan Atkinson of Keystone Law considers how the approach to contracting for software needs to change to leverage the business advantages of Agile.
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