Study Guide 2015-2016

TIE-21106 Software Engineering Methodology, 6 cr

Person responsible

Matti Vuori, Kari Systä


Implementation 1: TIE-21106 2015-01

Study type P1 P2 P3 P4 Summer


 4 h/week
 2 h/week
 2 h/week
+4 h/week
+2 h/week
+2 h/week


Lecture times and places: Monday 14 - 16 TB109


Examination, exercises, assignment work

Learning Outcomes

Basic skills needed in software project work.


Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. Know principles and general issues of SW projects - including effort estimation and tracking techniques.   Can set-up a project team. Can plan a SW project. Can track and steer a SW project.   Can be an efficient manager/PO for a non-trivial project. Can act in process improvement roles. 
2. Know their backgrounds and general principles of life-cycle models Can be a project member in a Scrum (2015) team without additional training   Knows benefits and drawbacks of different models Can be a Scrum master without additional training   Can select and adapt life-cycle models for the organization. 
3. Know common quality assurance techniques Basic knowledge of quality systems and standards Basic knowledge of maturity models   Can select required quality assurance practices for a team. Can ensure that practices are applied in an efficient manner   Understands what is expected from organization when preparing for quality audits 
4. Know principles of requirement management Know how to handle requirements in Scrum   Can be responsible of requirement management in an organization Can act a product owner in a project    
5. Know principles of configuration and version management Know how to apply CM in practical projects   Can independently apply In practice, can set up a repository   Can create and communicate guidelines 

Instructions for students on how to achieve the learning outcomes

Exam, weekly excersize and project work.

Assessment scale:

Numerical evaluation scale (1-5) will be used on the course

Study material

Type Name Author ISBN URL Additional information Examination material
Summary of lectures             No   

Additional information about prerequisites
This course assumes that students know principles and practices of software development and design.

Correspondence of content

Course Corresponds course  Description 
TIE-21106 Software Engineering Methodology, 6 cr TIE-21100 Software Engineering Methodology, 6 cr  
TIE-21106 Software Engineering Methodology, 6 cr OHJ-3056 Software Engineering Methodology, 6 cr  

Last modified 20.01.2015