Research Group for Applied Software Engineering
Forschungsgruppe für Angewandte Softwaretechnik

Seminar/Practical Course: Agile Project Management WS 2020/21

Attention: Due to ongoing development with respect to the Corona Virus, the exact dates of the course, as well as the on-site meetings are subject to change. We will inform all participants ahead of time if any dates, times or locations for meetings, presentations or lectures change.

Course Description

This course offers the possibility to gain profound experience in agile project management. Participants supervise a real project by coaching an international team of students in the iPraktikum and/or take on additional management task like leading the modeling, release management or code quality teams. All coaches meet weekly to discuss the current status, problems and future tasks with the course instructors. 


  • Coaching and motivation of an agile project team
  • Hands-on experience in project management
  • Real world application of agile methods (Scrum)
  • Handling of challenges in projects and with team members

At a glance

  • Credits: 4/5 ETCS (Seminar) or 10 ECTS (Practical Course) 
    Note: in order to count as a 10 ECTS course, participating students additionally lead a cross-project team (e.g. Modeling, Release Management, Merge Management)
  • Possible module numbers: IN0014, IN2107, IN0012, IN2106, IN2175, IN4554
  • Participants: Limited to 10-15 students

Related Courses


  • Participating students have already taken part in a project at the chair of Prof. Bruegge (either as developer or as coach)
  • Participating students are familiar with the concepts of agile software engineering (e.g. Scrum)
  • Participating students have several years of experience in at least one object-oriented programming language, e.g. Java, C++, C#, Objective-C or Swift
  • Participating students have excellent communication skills in English
  • Knowledge in the development of mobile applications (in particular iOS), in the field of Usability Engineering or in project management is beneficial


Event/Meeting Date Time Place

Info Meeting

July 10, 2020

2pm - 3pm

 Zoom: - Passwort: 770033

Coach Kickoff Tuesday, November 3, 2020 ~2 hours  TBD
Kickoff Thursday, November 5, 2020 4:30pm - 9pm  Interims HS 1
Weekly coach meeting The time will be decided together with all coaches 1.5 hours  TBD
Design Review Thursday, December 17,  2020 4:30pm - 9pm  Interims HS 1

Client Acceptance Test

Thursday, February 11, 2020 4:30pm - 9pm  Interims HS 1


Please have a look at the slides of the info meeting for all details, which will be available here after the meeting. The application process is structured as follows:

Application steps

  1. Feel free to attend the info meeting (Friday, July 10, 2020 14:00-15:00, - Passwort: 770033) for detailed information.  - Slides
  2. Please fill the application form below by July 13, 2020, 6 pm
  3. We invite you to a short personal interview by end of July 14, 2020 - pick a time slot that works for you. Interviews take place on July 15, 2020.
  4. After we have accepted you, prioritize the Seminar/Practical Course "Agile Project Management" in the matching system of the faculty (July 21, 2020, 11:30 pm)

Application Form

The application period is now closed.

Instructors & contact

Email us with questions at ios (at)

Prof. Dr. Stephan Jonas Prof. Dr. Bernd Brügge Lara Marie Reimer Marko Jovanović Paul Schmiedmayer

Prof. Dr. Stephan Jonas

Prof. Dr. Bernd Brügge
 Lara Marie Reimer
Marko Jovanović
Paul Schmiedmayer