Software Engineering Processes

Short Name
Module Code
Module Coordinator
  • Prof. Dr. Peter Kneisel
  • Prof. Dr. Dominikus Herzberg
  • Prof. Dr. Peter Kneisel
Short Description
This course induct student into all relevant phase of actual software-engineering projects, together with their associated tasks.
Learning Objectives

The students know all relevant phases of actual software engineering projects, together with their associated tasks. All typical process steps, beginning from inquiry, via realisation to maintenance will be explained. Aside, social, methodological and organisational skills will be communicated.

  • Overview over and introduction into a typical software development project.
  • The customer inquires: Content, costs, offer
  • The customer orders: Requirements, planing, prototyping
  • We develop: Architecture, design, implementierung, integration
  • We are ready: Test, bugs, acceptance, introduction, maintenance
  • Organizational structures and roles within projects
  • Motivation, Conflicts, Comunication, Creativity
Duration in Semester
Instruction Language
Total Effort
6.0 CrP; an estimated 180 hours, of which approximately 60 are spent in class.
Weekly School Hours
Method of Instruction

Lecture 2 SWS, Practical Course 2 SWS

Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points

Examination: Exam or expert talk

Evaluation Standard
according to examination regulations (§ 9)
As Needed
  • H.J.Schmelzer, W.Sesselmann: Geschäftsprozessmanagement in der Praxis. Kunden zufrieden stellen, Produktivität steigern, Wert erhöhen Hanser-Verlag