Software Quality and Project Management, 7.5 credits
Software development projects should terminate “on time”, without exceeding the project budget and delivering the desired result in the right quality. Software quality management and software project management help to reach these objectives. This course examines advanced approaches in this field. In the context of software quality this includes defining and assessing software quality as well as appropriate management systems. Furthermore, the relationship to software project management is investigated.
The course includes the following topics:
- Fundamentals of quality management
- Standards for software process improvement (CMM, SPICE)
- Functional and non-functional quality features of software
- Defining and assessing software quality
- Software project management
- Software risk management
- Software cost estimation
Education level: Second cycle
According to the eligibility rules of the Master’s programme or equivalent. Furthermore, completed courses in Software Engineering Methods, Knowledge Modelling and Knowledge Management, Enterprise Modelling, Research and Inquiry Method. Experience in software development and programming.