knowledge-kitchen / course-notes

Project Presentations in a Software Engineering Course


Basic guide

Teams present their projects in class on the due date.

Slide show rules

If you do make a slide show, please abide by David JP Phillips’ rules for avoiding “Death by PowerPoint”:


The following is a baseline of topics to be covered by presentations. Please adapt this list to your project by removing topics from this list that are irrelevant to you and your project, and adding topics that speak more to your interests and your project’s proclivities.

Project Summary

What is it?


Who are you making this for?


All teams must demonstrate their products live.

The system

How did you do it?


What difficulties did you expect to have when you first started, and did they occur?

Lessons learned

What do you know now that you didn’t now before?