Software Quality and Project Management,
7.5 credits

Course Contents

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.

Course code / Ladokkod: TMPD28

Course occasions

HJ-TMPD8 - Programme course, Autumn 2012 week 34 - 42, Jönköping NML Full-time
  • Course period:

    Autumn 2012 week 34 - 42

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    Day time

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  • Study type:

    Campus-based course

  • Course type:

    Programme course

  • Course co-ordinator:

    Christer Thörn

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  • Tuition fee:

    Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students

    SEK 16500

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This course is in English

Academic year

Autumn semester 2014
August 18 - January 11

Spring semester 2015
January 12 - May 31