NICF- Software Architecture & Design Project

Overview

This module requires participants to apply architectural and design skills, knowledge and experience in a real-life project context. Participants are required to obtain the NUS-ISS Certificate in Software Architecture - Foundations and the NUS-ISS Certificate in Software Architecture - Solutioning before attempting this module.


Key Takeaways

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Apply newly acquired job-ready skills with confidence
  • Take up the role of a software architect or solution architect within project teams
  • Apply software architecture and design skills in a real-world environment
  • Acquire problem-solving, team management and leadership skills

Certificate
Participants will be awarded with NUS Graduate Diploma in Software Architecture at the end of the course.

Possible job roles
  • Software Architect
  • Solutions Architect
  • Head of Software Engineering



Who Should Attend

This course is targeted at individuals who are interested to apply the knowledge obtained from the Certificate in Software Architecture - Foundations and Certificate in Software Architecture - Solutioning in a project.
  • IT professionals working in software development roles, who wish to upskill or cross-skill to become software engineers and architects
  • IT professionals who wish to keep pace with the latest practices in software architecture

Pre-requisites:
  • Have at least two years of relevant work experience.
  • Possess at least a Bachelor's degree from a recognised university
  • Have obtained the NUS-ISS Certificate in Software Architecture - Foundations and NUS-ISS Certificate in Software Architecture - Solutioning



What Will Be Covered

The Software Architecture and Design Project comprises of four mandatory phases:
  • Business understanding, project planning and architecture goal
  • Architecture scoping and designs
  • Architecture decisions and conclusion
  • Additional considerations for software architecture



Fees & Funding

Self-sponsored

International Participants

S'poreans and PRs 
(aged 21 and above)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy1 
(S’poreans aged 40 and above)

Workfare Training Support2
(S’poreans aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month)

Full course fee

S$5000

S$5000

S$5000

S$5000

SSG grant

-

(S$3500)

(S$3500)

(S$3500)

Nett course fee

S$5000

S$1500

S$1500

S$1500

7% GST on nett course fee

S$350

S$105

S$105

S$105

Total nett course fee payable, including GST *

S$5350

S$1605

S$1605

S$1605

Less additional funding if eligible under various schemes

-

-

(S$1000)

(S$1250)

Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes *

S$5350

S$1605

S$605

S$355


Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their SkillsFuture Credit to pay for course fees, apart from government subsidies. For more information, click here.

Company-sponsored

International Participants

S'poreans and PRs 
(aged 21 and above)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy1 
(S’poreans aged 40 and above)

Workfare Training Support2
(S’poreans aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month)

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs3

Notes

Full course fee

S$5000

S$5000

S$5000

S$5000

S$5000

SSG grant

-

(S$3500)

(S$3500)

(S$3500)

(S$3500)

Nett course fee

S$5000

S$1500

S$1500

S$1500

S$1500

7% GST on nett course fee

S$350

S$105

S$105

S$105

S$105

Total nett course fee payable, including GST *

S$5350

S$1605

S$1605

S$1605

S$1605

Fee payable to NUS-ISS

Less additional funding if eligible under various schemes#
(company needs to submit training grant and claim via Skillsconnect)

-

-

(S$1000)

(S$1250)

(S$1000)

Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

-

-

S$605

S$355

S$605

Actual financial outlay by company


Various Funding Schemes

1Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

  • Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees.


2
Workfare Training Support (WTS)

  • Singaporeans aged 35 and above (13 years and above for Persons With Disabilities) and earn not more than $2,000 per month, may enjoy subsidies up to 95% of the course fees.


3
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)

  • SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees. For more details, click on Enhanced Training Support for SMEs.


Course attendee is eligible for only one funding scheme.

#For company-sponsored participants, companies would need to pay upfront 30% of the course fee to NUS-ISS and submit a training grant application for the remaining eligible subsidies, and subsequently a claim in Skillsconnect. For details, please refer to Skillsconnect guide 4.1 & 5.1.

This course is aligned to the National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) and accredited by SSG. Absentee payroll and up to 70% SSG funding of the course fee is available for eligible participants (Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents). Absentee payroll subsidy will be capped at 110 hours and is available for eligible companies and companies on a short work week system will receive the absentee payroll subsidy based on their employees' current income. Please visit www.ssg.gov.sg for full details.




Preparing for Your Course

NUS-ISS Course Registration Terms and Conditions

Find out more.

NUS-ISS and Learner’s Commitment and Responsibilities

Find out more.

WIFI Access

WIFI access will be made available. User ID and password will be provided in the participant’s kit.

Venue

Institute of Systems Science, NUS
25 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
Singapore 119615 

Click here for directions to NUS-ISS.

In the event of a change of venue, participants are advised to refer to the acceptance email sent one week prior to the commencement date.

Course Confirmation

All classes are subject to confirmation and ISS will send an acceptance email to participants one week prior to the commencement date. Confirmed registrants are to attend and complete all lectures, class exercises, workshops and assessments (where applicable). Additionally, all responses to feedbacks and surveys conducted by ISS and its partners must be submitted. All training and assessments will be delivered as described in the course webpage.

General Enquiry

Please feel free to write to isstraining@nus.edu.sg or call 6516 2093 if you have any enquiry or feedback.




Instructors

Ms. Angela HUANG

Principal Lecturer & Consultant, IT Strategy & Management Practice View Profile >

Mr. CHIA Yuen Kwan

Senior Lecturer & Consultant, Software Engineering & Design Practice View Profile >

Dr. Esther TAN

Chief, GDip Systems Analysis Programme / Head, Graduate Programme Administration View Profile >

Mr. HENG Boon Kui

Senior Lecturer & Consultant, Software Engineering & Design Practice View Profile >

Dr. LEONG Mun Kew

Director, Graduate Programmes View Profile >

Mr. Michael TAN

Senior Lecturer & Consultant, IT Strategy & Management Practice View Profile >

Dr. Suriya Priya ASAITHAMBI

Senior Lecturer & Consultant, Software Engineering & Design Practice View Profile >

Ms. Swarnalatha ASHOK

Chief, MTech Software Engineering Programme View Profile >

Mr. Yunghans IRAWAN

Senior Lecturer & Consultant, Software Engineering & Design Practice View Profile >

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