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Software Atelier 5: Field Project

Description

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The goal of the Field Project Atelier is for the students to obtain hands-on experience with real world problems.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Since 2014 the Faculty of Informatics collaborated in this context with 34 companies offering field projects to 122 students. This year we have 14 companies on board. The Field Project Atelier consists of an experience in collaboration with a company and can be done individually or as a group, depending on the given context.

 

LEARNING METHODS
The Field Project Atelier will take place from 24 September to 11 December, 2020, at the company during Thursdays and Fridays the whole day. Important dates to be scheduled are as follows:

  • 17 September: Kick-off meeting at USI at 4:30 PM
  • 24 September: Beginning of the field project at the company
  • 21 October: Update meeting students-professor at USI at 4:30 PM
  • 25 November: Update meeting students-professor at USI at 4:30 PM
  • 11 December: Closing session at USI at 4:30 PM

 

EXAMINATION INFORMATION
Pass/Fail Criteria based on the experience and the company feedback

 

PREREQUISITES

  • Algorithms & Data Structures
  • Calculus
  • Computer Architecture
  • Discrete Structures
  • Linear Algebra
  • Programming Fundamentals 1
  • Programming Fundamentals 2
  • Reason and Responsibility in Decision Making
  • Software Atelier 1: Fundamentals of Informatics
  • Software Atelier 2: Human-Computer Interaction
  • Software Atelier 3: The Web

 

REFERENCES

LIST OF COMPANIES (2020/21)

  • Assetmax AG
  • Banana.ch SA
  • Brightside Capital
  • CodeLounge
  • CODIT SA
  • DXT Commodities SA
  • EOC - Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale / Area ICT
  • Ex Machina Sagl
  • HEGIAS AG
  • Kiratech Spa
  • Nextappy Sagl
  • OmniBus Engineering SA
  • Swicket Sagl
  • Zucchetti Switzerland SA

People

 

Lanza M.

Course director

Prevostini M.

Course director

Additional information

Semester
Fall
Academic year
2020-2021
ECTS
9
Language
English
Education
Bachelor of Science in Informatics, Core course, Atélier, 3rd year