Research Group for Applied Software Engineering
Forschungsgruppe für Angewandte Softwaretechnik

Seminar/Practical Course: Agile Project Management WS18/19

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: June 28, 10:00-11:00pm, room 01.07.014 - Slides
Related Courses
  • iPraktikum
  • Teaching iOS


  • 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 kickoff meeting)
  • iPraktikum Kickoff Meeting: Thursday, October 18, 4:30 pm, Interims Lecture Hall 2
  • iPraktikum Course-wide Meetings: Thursdays, 4 pm
  • 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. Attend the info meeting. - Slides
  2. Please fill the application form below. (Latest: June 29 - 6pm)
  3. We invite you to a short personal interview by June 30 - pick a time slot that works for you. Interviews take place on July 03, 12:00-18:00.
  4. After we have accepted you, prioritize the Seminar/Practical Course "Agile Project Management" in the matching system of the faculty (Latest: July 04)
Application form

Applications are now closed - please come back next semester!

Instructors & contact

Email us with questions at ios (at)

Prof. Dr. Bernd Brügge   Dora Dzvonyar
Prof. Dr. Bernd Brügge

Dominic Henze

Dora Dzvonyar