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 Telanagana Hyderabad 12-Feb’18 19-Feb’18 7-Apr’18 8-Apr’18 5-May’18 6-May’18 2-Jun’18 3-Jun’18 Flat # 617, 6th Floor, Annapurna Block, Aditya Enclave, Ameerpet, Hyderabad-500016, Telangana, India Mr. Jason
2. Karnataka Bangalore 3-Mar’18 4-Mar’18 7-Apr’18 8-Apr’18 5-May’18 6-May’18 2-Jun’18 3-Jun’18 SPECTRAMIND, DBS center, Cunningham road, Bangalore Mr. Vijay
3. Tamilnadu Chennai 10-Mar’18 11-Mar’18 14-Apr’18 15-Apr’18 12-May’18 13-May’18 9-Jun’18 10-Jun’18 SPECTRAMIND,CHENNAI, CitiCentre , Level 6, 10/11 Dr.Radhakrishna Salai,Chennai,Tamil Nadu,600 004,India Mr. Yogdasan
4. Maharashtra Mumbai 17-Feb’18 18-Feb’18 17-Mar’18 18-Mar’18 21-Apr’18 22-Apr’18 19-May’18 20-May’18 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
5. Uttar Pradesh Delhi 24-Feb’18 25-Feb’18 24-Mar’18 25-Mar’18 28-Apr’18 29-Apr’18 26-May’18 27-May’18 SPECTRAMIND,Paharpur Business Centre, 21, Nehru Place Greens, New Delhi - 110019 Mr. Sanjay
6. Maharashtra Pune 3-Mar’18 4-Mar’18 7-Apr’18 8-Apr’18 5-May’18 6-May’18 2-Jun’18 3-Jun’18 SPECTRAMIND,Panchasheel tech park,Yerwada, Pune Mr.Raju
7. West Bengal Kolkata 3-Mar’18 4-Mar’18 7-Apr’18 8-Apr’18 5-May’18 6-May’18 2-Jun’18 3-Jun’18 SPECTRAMIND Kaushik

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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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