IFPUG - Function Point Specialist

Exam name : CFPS

The CFPS exam is a rigorous test of both the knowledge of the counting rules laid out in the current release of the CPM and the ability to apply those rules. The exam consists of three sections: Definition, Implementation and Case. An individual must have at least 90% correct on each section of the exam or at least 90% overall correct with at least 80% correct on each section of the exam in order to receive the CFPS designation.
In addition to the CFPS exams regularly scheduled at the IFPUG annual workshops, regional exams may be scheduled between workshops for those unable to attend the workshops.

**Function Point Specialist **

Workshop Contents

Overview to Software Estimation

• Understand issues affecting Software Estimation
• Capability, Complexities, Risks and Size
• The Cone of Uncertainty - Need for Information for Estimation
• Balancing the Estimation Matrix of Cost, Quality, Time and Scope
• Algorithmic Models, Analogy Models, Expert Judgment and Pricing to Win

Software Estimation Process Imperatives

• Estimation of Scope of Work and Size of Work
• Assessment of Complexities, Risks and Capabilities
• Estimation of Efforts, Estimation of Costs / Resources
• Estimation of Project Schedule, Time Estimation
• Estimation Validation and Acceptance

Estimation Methods and Application

• Function Point Analysis based on IFPUG CPM 4.3 for sizing
• FP Variants : Mk II FP, Feature Points, Cosmic FFP, Use-case Points

Detailed Tutorial on Function Point Analysis

• Overview to Function Point Analysis based on IFPUG CPM 4.3
• Defining the type of count and scope of counting
• Counting FPA Elements: ILF, EIF, EI, EO and EQ
• Complexity Assessment - RET, DET and FTR
• Consolidating the Scores - determining unadjusted FP Count
• Effort Adjustment Factor - 14 influencers (TDI)
• Computing Total Function Points
• Theory of Backfiring - Converting FP to LOC and vice versa
• Using the size for Effort Estimation - Productivity Metrics and Project Recipes
• Thumb rules in FP - Agile methods for FP Sizing
• Determining Estimated Count based on Software Requirements / RFP Info

Case-Study and Group Exercises

• Estimating size and scope of work from a one page RFP
• Estimating Software Size in FP- Detailed Group Exercise on FP Analysis
• Estimating Effort with Size - Group Exercise on Estimation by Analogy

USE CASE Point Analysis

• Estimation Using Use Case Points
• Determining number of factors
• Unadjusted Actor Weight (UAW)
• Calculating Unadjustable Use Case Weight (UUCW)
• Arriving at Unadjusted Use Case Point (UUCP)
• Calculating Technical Complexing Factor (TCF)
• Calculating Environmental Factor (EF)
• Arriving at Use Case Point
• Arriving at the Effort

Cosmic FFP

• Introduction to COSMIC FFP
• Background and Limitations of existing methods
• COSMIC Model
• COSMIC Measurement Process
• Mapping Phase and Measurement Phase
• Case Study
• Estimating Efforts
• Industry Data / Bench Marks

Fees: 285$ (Inclusive of Study mtl, Question bank & Case studies, Mock Tests etc.)
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Forthcoming Exam dates:Online any day exam
Exam fees: $250 to be paid to IFPUG
Exam Center:Chennai, Bangalore and Gurgon .

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India Course Dates, Venue & Timings:

Sl.No. State City Batch1-Date Batch2-Date Batch3-Date Batch4-Date Batch5-Date Batch6-Date Batch7-Date Batch8-Date Venue Contact
1 Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada 16-Jan’17 23-Jan’17 30-Jan’17 6-feb’17 13-Feb’17 20-Feb’17 27-Feb’17 6-Mar’17 Vijayawada- Spectramind , DBS center Vijay
2 Andhra Pradesh Vizac/ Vishakhapatnam 16-Jan’17 23-Jan’17 30-Jan’17 6-feb’17 13-Feb’17 20-Feb’17 27-Feb’17 6-Mar’17 Vizac- SpectraMind , Naga Chambers, Level 3 & 4, D/No. 12-1-16 Plot No. 49, Survey No 1051, Opposite HDFC bank, Waltair Main Road, Visakhapatanam, 530002 Vijay
3 Assam Guwahati 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 SPECTRAMIND Kaushik
4 Assam Dibrugarh 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 SPECTRAMIND Kaushik
5 Bihar Patna 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 DBS Center, Patna Jason
6 Calicut Kozhikode 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 SPECTRAMIND Kaushik
7 Chhattisgarh Raipur 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 DBS center ,Raipur Jason
9 Goa Goa 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 SPECTRAMIND Kaushik
10. Gujarat Ahmedabad 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 Ahmedabad - SpectraMind, 101 – 104, GCP Business Centre, Opp. Memnagar Fire Station, Vijay Cross Road, Memnagar, Ahmedabad, 380014 Mr. Jason
11 Gujarat Vadodara 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 Ahmedabad - SpectraMind, 101 – 104, GCP Business Centre, Opp. Memnagar Fire Station, Vijay Cross Road, Memnagar, Ahmedabad, 380014 Mr.Alok
12. Haryana Gurgaon 28-Jan’17 29-Jan’17 25-Feb’17 26-Feb’17 25-Mar’17 26-Mar’17 22-Apr’17 23-Apr’17 Gurgaon - SpectraMind, Level 9, Spaze i-Tech Park, A1 Tower, Sector - 49, Sohna Road, Gurgaon, 122018 Mr. Kaushik
13 Haryana Chandigarh 28-Jan’17 29-Jan’17 25-Feb’17 26-Feb’17 25-Mar’17 26-Mar’17 22-Apr’17 23-Apr’17 Chandigarh - SpectraMind, Level 4, Tower-A, Godrej Eternia, plot number 70, Industrial Area 1, Haryana, Chandigarh Kavita
14 Jammu and Kashmir Jammu 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 SPECTRAMIND Kaushik
15 Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 SPECTRAMIND Kaushik
16 Jharkhand Ranchi 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 SPECTRAMIND Kaushik
17. Karnataka Bangalore 4-Feb’17 5-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 5-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 2-Apr’17 6-May’17 7-May’17 SPECTRAMIND, DBS center, Cunningham road, Bangalore Mr. Vijay: 97313 30926
18. Karnataka Mysore 4-Feb’17 5-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 5-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 2-Apr’17 6-May’17 7-May’17 SPECTRAMIND, Pai Vista, Bangalore Nilgiri Road, Doora, Mysore Mr. Vijay: 97313 30926
19 Karnataka Hubli 4-Feb’17 5-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 5-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 2-Apr’17 6-May’17 7-May’17 DBS center , Hubli Namratha
20. Kerala Cochin 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 SPECTRAMIND,ThomasMount ,ICTA Building,Changampuzha Nagar P.O.,Cochin- 682033 Mr. Manoj
21. Kerala Trivandrum 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 Hotel Classic Avenue, Thampanoor, Trivandrum, Kerala. Mr. Rajan
22 Madhya Pradesh Indore 28-Jan’17 29-Jan’17 25-Feb’17 26-Feb’17 25-Mar’17 26-Mar’17 22-Apr’17 23-Apr’17 Indore – SpectraMind , DNR 90, Unit Nos. 301, 3rd floor, 569/3, MG Road, Indore, 452003 Arun
23 Maharshtra Nagpur 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 SPECTRAMIND Kaushik
24. Maharashtra Mumbai 21-Jan’17 22-Jan’17 18-Feb’17 19-Feb’17 18-Mar’17 19-Mar’17 15-Apr’17 16-Apr’17 SPECTRAMIND,DBS Heritage,Prescot Road,Opp. Cathedral Sr. School,Fort, Mumbai 400001. DBS Heritage (From Airport instruct the car / cab driver to drive to Fort, FashionStreet. It’s near Siddharth College, Budha Bhavan. Also there are schools like J. P. Pettit School & Cathedral Sr. School Mr. Anwar
25. Maharashtra Pune 21-Jan’17 22-Jan’17 18-Feb’17 19-Feb’17 18-Mar’17 19-Mar’17 15-Apr’17 16-Apr’17 SPECTRAMIND,Panchasheel tech park,Yerwada, Pune Mr.Raju
26 Manipur Imphal 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 SPECTRAMIND Kaushik
27 Nagaland Dimapur 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 SPECTRAMIND Kaushik
28 Orissa Bhubaneshwar 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 Vani Vihar, Bhubaneshwar Mr. Satya Deep
29 Rajasthan Jaipur 28-Jan’17 29-Jan’17 25-Feb’17 26-Feb’17 25-Mar’17 26-Mar’17 22-Apr’17 23-Apr’17 DBS center,Jaipur Mr.Manish
30 Rajasthan Udaipur 28-Jan’17 29-Jan’17 25-Feb’17 26-Feb’17 25-Mar’17 26-Mar’17 22-Apr’17 23-Apr’17 SPECTRAMIND Kaushik
31. Tamilnadu Chennai 11-Feb’17 12-Feb’17 8-Apr’17 9-Apr’17 13-May’17 14-May’17 10-Jun’17 11-Jun’17 SPECTRAMIND,CHENNAI, CitiCentre , Level 6, 10/11 Dr.Radhakrishna Salai,Chennai,Tamil Nadu,600 004,India Mr. Yogdasan
32 Tamilnadu Coimbatore 11-Feb’17 12-Feb’17 8-Apr’17 9-Apr’17 13-May’17 14-May’17 10-Jun’17 11-Jun’17 Coimbatore , SpectraMind ‘Srivari Srimath”, 3rd floor, Door No.1045,Avinashi Road, Coimbatore, 641 018 Mr.Balaji
33 Telanagana Hyderabad 14-Jan’17 23-Jan’17 30-Jan’17 6-feb’17 13-Feb’17 20-Feb’17 27-Feb’17 6-Mar’17 Flat # 617, 6th Floor, Annapurna Block, Aditya Enclave, Ameerpet, Hyderabad-500016, Telangana, India Mr. Jason: 0 94400 89341
8. Uttar Pradesh Delhi 28-Jan’17 29-Jan’17 25-Feb’17 26-Feb’17 25-Mar’17 26-Mar’17 22-Apr’17 23-Apr’17 SPECTRAMIND,Paharpur Business Centre, 21, Nehru Place Greens, New Delhi - 110019 Mr. Sanjay
34 Uttar Pradesh Varanasi 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 SPECTRAMIND Kaushik
35. Uttar Pradesh Noida 28-Jan’17 29-Jan’17 25-Feb’17 26-Feb’17 25-Mar’17 26-Mar’17 22-Apr’17 23-Apr’17 Noida - SpectraMind, Tapasya Corp Heights, Ground Floor, Sector 126, Uttar Pradesh, Noida Mr. Arun
36 Uttar Pradesh Lucknow 28-Jan’17 29-Jan’17 25-Feb’17 26-Feb’17 25-Mar’17 26-Mar’17 22-Apr’17 23-Apr’17 Lucknow – SpectraMind , 4th Floor, Halwasiya Court, Hazratganj, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, 226001 Mr.Sandeep
37. West Bengal Kolkata 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 SpectraMind, The Legacy, 1st Floor, 25-A, Shakespeare Sarani, Kolkata, 700017 Mr. Hamid
38 West Bengal Bagdogra 4-Feb’17 4-Mar’17 1-Apr’17 6-May’17 3-Jun’17 1-Jul’17 5-Aug’17 2-Sep’17 SPECTRAMIND Kaushik

International Course Dates, Venue & Timings:

Sl.No. State City Batch1-Date Batch1-Date Batch2-Date Batch2-Date Batch3-Date Batch3-Date Batch4-Date Batch4-Date Venue Contact
1 Brazil São Paulo 16-May’15 17-May’15 6-Jun’15 7-Jun’15 4-Jul’15 5-Jul’15 1-Aug’15 2-Aug’15 Rua Rosa e Silva, No. 137, Apt - 4,Santa Cecilia,São Paulo, Brazil. CEP - 01230-020 Mr.Abhishek Ph - (55) - (11) - 87154930
2 Philippines Manila 16-May’15 17-May’15 6-Jun’15 7-Jun’15 4-Jul’15 5-Jul’15 1-Aug’15 2-Aug’15 Mandarin Oriental Manila Makati Avenue Makati City 1226 Metro Manila Mr.Sandeep : (+63)-917-872-3931
3 Nepal Khatmandu 16-May’15 17-May’15 6-Jun’15 7-Jun’15 4-Jul’15 5-Jul’15 1-Aug’15 2-Aug’15 Khatmandu Mr.ARun
4 Republic of Mauritius mauritius 16-May’15 17-May’15 6-Jun’15 7-Jun’15 4-Jul’15 5-Jul’15 1-Aug’15 2-Aug’15 mauritius Mr.ARun
5 Srilanka Colombo 16-May’15 17-May’15 6-Jun’15 7-Jun’15 4-Jul’15 5-Jul’15 1-Aug’15 2-Aug’15 Colombo,Srilanka Ms.Buddhini :94755108941
6 Canada Toronto 16-May’15 17-May’15 20-Jun’15 21-Jun’15 18-Jul’15 19-Jul’15 15-Aug’15 16-Aug’15 203 Royal Appian Cres, Concord ON 14K513 Mrs.Vala Ph:001 (650) 550-9178
7 USA Boston 16-May’15 17-May’15 20-Jun’15 21-Jun’15 18-Jul’15 19-Jul’15 15-Aug’15 16-Aug’15 Boston,USA Mr.Gaurav
8 UK London 16-May’15 17-May’15 20-Jun’15 21-Jun’15 18-Jul’15 19-Jul’15 15-Aug’15 16-Aug’15 London,UK Mr. Alok - 0044-7933 100 393
9 USA California 16-May’15 17-May’15 20-Jun’15 21-Jun’15 18-Jul’15 19-Jul’15 15-Aug’15 16-Aug’15 12128 Skylark Rd Clarksburg MD 20871 California ,USA Mr.Prashanth Ph : 001 (650) 550-9178
10 USA Arizona 16-May’15 17-May’15 20-Jun’15 21-Jun’15 18-Jul’15 19-Jul’15 15-Aug’15 16-Aug’15 Arizona Mr.Shibu Ph:001 (650) 550-9178
11 USA FLORIDA 16-May’15 17-May’15 20-Jun’15 21-Jun’15 18-Jul’15 19-Jul’15 15-Aug’15 16-Aug’15 FLORIDA Mr.KEVIN Ph:001 (650) 550-9178
12 Bangladesh Dhaka 16-May’15 17-May’15 20-Jun’15 21-Jun’15 18-Jul’15 19-Jul’15 15-Aug’15 16-Aug’15 Dhaka Mr.Arun
13 Georgia Tiblisi 16-May’15 17-May’15 20-Jun’15 21-Jun’15 18-Jul’15 19-Jul’15 15-Aug’15 16-Aug’15 TIBLISI,Georgia Mr.Jay : 5574489339
14 Honkong Honkong 16-May’15 17-May’15 20-Jun’15 21-Jun’15 18-Jul’15 19-Jul’15 15-Aug’15 16-Aug’15 Honkong Mr.Peter
15 SAUDIARABIA RIYADH 16-May’15 17-May’15 20-Jun’15 21-Jun’15 18-Jul’15 19-Jul’15 15-Aug’15 16-Aug’15 RIYADH Mr.MUZAMIL
16 USA North Carolina 23-May’15 24-May’15 27-Jun’15 28-Jun’15 25-Jul’15 26-Jul’15 22-Aug’15 23-Aug’15 North Carolina ,USA Mr.Pradeep Ph : 001 (650) 550-9178
17 USA Virginia 23-May’15 24-May’15 27-Jun’15 28-Jun’15 25-Jul’15 26-Jul’15 22-Aug’15 23-Aug’15 Richmond ,VA ,USA MR.Munawar Ph : 001 (650) 550-9178
18 Asia Singapore 23-May’15 24-May’15 27-Jun’15 28-Jun’15 25-Jul’15 26-Jul’15 22-Aug’15 23-Aug’15 Parkroyal on Beach Road, 7500 Beach Road, Singapore 199591 MR.Balaji
19 Asia Malaysia 23-May’15 24-May’15 27-Jun’15 28-Jun’15 25-Jul’15 26-Jul’15 22-Aug’15 23-Aug’15 Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur, No. 2 Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur Mr.Balaji
20 Switzerland Zuerich 23-May’15 24-May’15 27-Jun’15 28-Jun’15 25-Jul’15 26-Jul’15 22-Aug’15 23-Aug’15 Geroldsweg , 11 , 8196 WIL ZH Mr.Thilipan : Ph: 00 41 799128861
21 Oman Muscat 23-May’15 24-May’15 27-Jun’15 28-Jun’15 25-Jul’15 26-Jul’15 22-Aug’15 23-Aug’15 Ruwi Hotel ,Muscat Mr.Ramesh : Ph: 00 968 95450157
22 Australia Melbourne 23-May’15 24-May’15 27-Jun’15 28-Jun’15 25-Jul’15 26-Jul’15 22-Aug’15 23-Aug’15 Melbourne Mr.Kalam : Ph: 00 0420879664
23 Germany Ajay 13-Jun’15 14-Jun’15 11-Jul’15 12-Jul’15 8-Aug’15 9-Aug’15 12-Sep’15 13-Sep’15 Frankfut Mr.Ajay : Ph: 00 0420879664
24 Africa Johannesburg 13-Jun’15 14-Jun’15 11-Jul’15 12-Jul’15 8-Aug’15 9-Aug’15 12-Sep’15 13-Sep’15 8,Waldorf2,Center Road, Morning Side, 2196.Johannesburg,Africa Mr.Kamanbedu:074 725 1511, 083 277 3399

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INSTRUCTOR PROFILE

Faculty : Vijay Bhaskar Reddy I CFPS

• Vijay has over 15 years experience in Function Point Estimations, Business analysis, Project Management & Process Improvements across various firms.
• Vijay trains and facilitates 8 Hour Training Course and has trained over 1500 CFPS aspirants for the Spectramind Contact program. He has successfully taught this course since the year 2003.
• He has conducted this course repeatedly at London, Singapore, Boston, and all over India to an excellent feedback.
• In addition, he has provided process improvement consulting & trainings in Singapore, UK, USA, India, etc.
• He has conducted numerous public and in-house trainings on Function Point Estimations , Business analyst, Project Management, Work Breakdown Structure, Making Project Managers, Risk Management, Subcontractor Management, Process Writing, Software Internal Auditor Training, Peer Reviews and Software Quality etc. His training feedbacks have consistently been rated high and have been positively received.
• He was formerly working at TCS Global services he was part of the Cost proposal team for Cost estimation of various products and projects and Software Quality Assurance (SQA) team for driving the organizational processes and their compliance to CMMI Level 5.
• Vijay is a resident of Hyderabad, India and travels to South East Asia frequently to perform consulting and training assignments.
• Currently, Vijay serves as a Senior Consultant and the Lead for Estimations Suite of Services at Spectramind Solutions.

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