Research Group for Applied Software Engineering
Forschungsgruppe für Angewandte Softwaretechnik

Seminar/Practical Course: Agile Project Management WS16/17

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 (formerly known as iOS Praktikum) 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 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: Monday, June 27, 10:00am, 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
  • iPraktikum Kickoff Meeting: Thursday October 20, 4:30pm, Interims Lecture Hall 2
  • Weekly Coach Meeting: To be discussed with all coaches


The application process is structured as follows:

Application steps
  1. Attend the info meeting! Slides
  2. Please fill the application form below. (Latest: June 30) (UPDATE: EXTENDED)
  3. We invite you to a personal interview (Latest: June 30) (UPDATE: EXTENDED)
  4. After we have accepted you, prioritize the Proseminar/Seminar "Teaching iOS" in the matching system of the faculty (From: July 1, Latest: July 6)

Instructors & contact

Email us with questions at ios (at)

Bernd Brügge


Prof. Bernd Brügge, Ph.D.

 Lukas Alperowitz


Lukas Alperowitz
Program Management

 Dora Dzvonyar


Dora Dzvonyar
Program Management