Research Group for Applied Software Engineering
Forschungsgruppe für Angewandte Softwaretechnik

Seminar/Practical Course: Agile Project Management SS20

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
  • Info Meeting: Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 4 pm - 5 pm, room 01.07.014 - Slides

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


  • Coach Kickoff Meeting: TBA (week of the iPraktikum Kickoff Meeting)
  • iPraktikum Kickoff Meeting: Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 4:30 pm, MI HS 1
  • iPraktikum Design Review: Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 4:30 pm, MI HS 1
  • iPraktikum Client Acceptance Test: Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 2020, 4:30 pm, MI HS 1
  • iPraktikum Course-wide Meetings: Wednesday, 4 pm, MI HS 1
  • Weekly Coach Meeting: The time will be decided together with all coaches


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 (Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 4 pm - 5 pm, room 01.07.014) for detailed information.
  2. Please fill the application form below. (by February 7, 2020, 6 pm)
  3. We invite you to a short personal interview by end of February 8, 2020 - pick a time slot that works for you. Interviews take place on February 11, 2020.
  4. After we have accepted you, prioritize the Seminar/Practical Course "Agile Project Management" in the matching system of the faculty (February 12, 2020, 11:59 pm)

Application Form

The application period is over - please come back next semester!

Instructors & contact

Email us with questions at ios (at)

Prof. Dr. Bernd Brügge Prof. Dr. Stephan Jonas Dr. Dora Dzvonyar Dominic Henze Marko Jovanović Lara Marie Reimer Paul Schmiedmayer Florian Bodlée

Prof. Dr. Bernd Brügge

Prof. Dr. Stephan Jonas

Dr. Dora Dzvonyar
Dominic Henze
Marko Jovanović
 Lara Marie Reimer

Paul Schmiedmayer

Florian Bodlée  Program