183.241 Software Engineering and Project Management
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022S, PR, 4.0h, 6.0EC
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  • Semester hours: 4.0
  • Credits: 6.0
  • Type: PR Project
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • use the agile software development process Scrum practice-oriented with all aspects
  • work with modern frameworks for the development of web applications (Spring boot, Angular)
  • use a distributed source code management system (Git)
  • work with modern software development environments (IntelliJ IDEA)
  • understand and apply modern software architectures
  • use best practices in a given context
  • be able to deal successfully with group dynamics and social aspects
  • present project results in a target-group oriented way

Subject of course

  • Using a practice-oriented development process model
  • Applying concepts and methods for the individual phases of a software engineering project
  • Selecting and applying concepts, models, and tools within a framework of a medium-sized software development project
  • Applying techniques for abstraction and modeling in software engineering
  • Creating and adapting high-quality planning and documentation
  • Solving software engineering problems in a distributed team
  • Being responsible for decisions of a role in a project
  • Collecting the knowledge in a medium-sized team
  • Presenting of project results

Teaching methods

The following methods are applied for this course:

  • Accompanying lectures on theoretical concepts and methodological basics
  • Refreshing previous knowledge in tutorials
  • Reflection of one's own previous knowledge on the basis of an exercise example
  • Implementation of a medium-sized software project in a team of 4-6 persons
  • Intensive supervision of the teams by a tutor
  • Intensive use of appropriate software development tools and methods

Mode of examination


Additional information

ECTS Breakdown:

Individual phase (total: 40 hours) 

  • Preliminary discussion: 1 hour
  • Visit to tutorials (optional): 5 hours
  • Entry test: 0.5 hours
  • Familiarisation with the technologies used: 8 hours
  • Implementation individual example: 30.5 hours

Group phase (total: 110 hours, per group member)

  • Kickoff meeting (1 hour)
  • 10x meeting with tutor (10 hours)
  • 3x Management Review (3 hours)
  • Group internal meetings, project management (22 hours)
  • Familiarization with the domain (7 hours)
  • Deepening in the applied technologies (7 hours)
  • Implementation (45 hours)
  • Quality assurance/testing (15 hours)

Total: 150 hours (6 ECTS)

If you have any questions, please contact care4u@inso.tuwien.ac.at.



Course dates

Thu15:00 - 16:0003.03.2022GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF Vorbepsrechung
Tue17:00 - 20:0008.03.2022EI 7 Hörsaal - ETIT Tutorial zur Einzelphase

Examination modalities

The evaluation consists of 25% of the individual phase and 75% of the group phase. The individual phase consists of an entry test and the solving of an exercise. The lecturer reserves the right to invite individual students to a review meeting after submission of the individual assignment. The assessment in the group phase takes place within the management reviews. Both phases must be completed positively for a positive completion of the course.

Course registration

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Registration modalities

Registration: https://reset.inso.tuwien.ac.at



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T. Grechenig, M. Bernhart, R. Breiteneder, K. Kappel, Softwaretechnik: mit Fallbeispielen aus realen Entwicklungsprojekten, Pearson Studium, 2009

Previous knowledge

  • Object-oriented analysis, design, and programming
  • Basics of the Unified Modeling Language (UML)
  • Basic knowledge of algorithms and data structures
  • Basic knowledge of database systems
  • Using a practical programming language and tools (e.g. Java or C++)
  • Applying an integrated development environment and source code management

This previous knowledge is imparted in the following modules: Einführung in die Programmierung, Modellierung.