Research Group for Applied Software Engineering
Forschungsgruppe für Angewandte Softwaretechnik

Seminar/Practical Course: Advanced Project Management WS15/16

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 iOS Praktikum and/or fulfill additional management task like e.g. leading the 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
  • Handling of difficult team members

Course Details

  • Credits/Course Type: 4 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. Release Management, Code Quality)
  • 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
  • Knowledge in the development of mobile applications (in particular iOS), in the field of Usability Engineering or in project management is beneficial
  • Participating students have excellent communication skills in English


  • Info Meeting: Wednesday, July 8, 10:00 am,  Meeting Room (01.07.058): Slides
  • Kickoff Meeting: Tuesday, October 13, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Weekly Coach Meeting: TBA


The application is done in three steps. Please attend the Info meeting for all details.

1. Please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following information:  (Latest: July 8)

  • Name
  • Email
  • Matriculation number
  • Bachelor/Master & Major subject (e.g. Master Computer Science)
  • Semester
  • Experiences with software engineering, in particular object oriented programming languages and development of iOS applications
  • Experiences with project management and agile methods
  • Short motivation (max. 100 words) why you would be a good coach

2. We invite you to a personal interview (Latest: July 14)

3. After we have accepted you prioritize the Seminar/Praktikum „Advanced Project Management“ in the matching system of the faculty. (Between: July 10 - July 15)


Bernd Brügge
Prof. Bernd Brügge, Ph.D.


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Lukas Alperowitz
Lukas Alperowitz

 Lukas Alperowitz

Dora Dzvonyar