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Module details on 'Project and Quality Management in Software Systems Engineering - Project and Quality Management in Software Systems Engineering'

CategoryData & Information
LecturerProf. Dr. Rausch, Andreas (Clausthal)
Module Exam ID2037
Weekly Composition3L+1E
Required Hours of Work (presence / self-study)125 (42 / 83)
Teaching MethodsSlide presentation, blackboard lecture, group homework, individual homework, discussion groups Some parts will be made available as Video recording.
Module DescriptionThe module covers the following topics: - definition of project management and quality assurance - basic terms of software project implementation - models (process and quality models) as basis for systematic project management / quality assurance - basic concepts of project and process management - basic concepts of measurement and evaluation - techniques/methods/tools to support project management and quality assurance - examples of projects from practice
Module OutcomesStudents will acquire and practice the following competencies: Conceptual knowledge of professional standards for Project Management, Process Improvement and Quality Management, in particular PMBOK CMMI Knowledge of fundamental ideas, e.g. Plan-Do-Check-Act, Continuous process improvement, maturity levels, statistical process control Knowledge about the relationship between these standards and software engineering process models, e.g. V-Modell and RUP Practical application of this knowledge, in particular PMBOK- and CMMI-process area knowledge to case studies Application of the maturity level concept of CMMI to projects and to organizations After attending the lecture, students will be able to competently use Project Management standards and the CMMI model to professionally set up and manage an effective software development project. On a voluntary basis, students can get the official CMMI-Institute-certificate "Introduction to CMMI" after passing the exam.
Recommended LiteraturePankaj Jalote: Software Project Management in Practice Addison-Wesley Professional, 2002 Hughes, Cotterrell: Software Project Management, McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., 2002 Project Management Institute PMI (2013): A guide to the project management body of knowledge. (PMBOK guide). 5. ed. PMI, Newtown Square, PA, USA. Fred Brooks: The mythical man-month. Essays in Software Engineering. Addison-Wesley 1995. Mary Beth Chrissis, Mike Konrad, Sandy Shrum: CMMI for Development V1.3 - 3rd edition. Guidelines for Process Integration and Product Improvement. SEI Series in Software Engineering, Addison Wesley 2011. Software Engineering Institute / CMMI-Institute: "Introduction to CMMI-for-Development v.1.3" class materials, Carnegie Mellon University, 2013. Suzanne Garcia, Richard Turner: CMMI Survival Guide. Just Enough Process Improvement. SEI Series in Software Engineering, Addison Wesley 2006. Michael West: Real Process Improvement using the CMMI. Auerbach Publishers 2004. Paul E. McMahon: Integrating CMMI and Agile Development. SEI Series in Software Engineering, Addison Wesley 2011. Further literature will be announced in the lectures.
PrerequisitesBasic Software Engineering
ExamOral exam, graded (Oral (25 min))
CommentsPresence is required in Clausthal-Zellerfeld on: (dates for 2015): - April 17 (introduction - 10 - 12 am) - May 27 - May 29 (whole-day lectures) - July 27 - 29 (whole-day lectures) - July 30 - 31 (oral exam)

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