Software Project Management

Lecture (2v) and Exercise (2Ü)

The following areas are covered:

  • foundations, basic terminology, and concepts of project management
  • process models RUP, XP, Scum
  • project management processes
  • project initiation
  • project planning techniques
  • risk management
  • project controlling and monitoring
  • cost estimation techniques

At the end of the course we organize a SimulTrain Project Management workshop.


  • H. Kerzner (2002): Project Management - A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling and Controlling, Wiley.
  • IEEE Std 1490  (2003): Adoption of PMI Standard A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge
  • Wysocki, R. (2007): Effective Project Management, Wiley Publishing Inc.

Course information

Course type

Lecture & exercise


Summer semester 2014

Course language
  • English
Course level
  • Master
Credit points 1


1: The actual number of credit points can vary depending on the study program's examination regulation version. Consult your examination regulation's module catalog or the campus information system to see the valid number of credit points.