183.652 Software Quality Management Canceled
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • Assess the quality of a software product
  • Analyse the technical debt of a software product and define measures to reduce technical debt
  • Understand quality metrics and interpret them in the context of a project
  • Select, configure and connect suitable tools for continuous tracking and improvement of software quality
  • Perform modern code reviews with suitable tools
  • Identify and implement steps for sustainable quality improvement regarding software and its development process

Subject of course

This course covers advanced topics and concepts in the area of software quality assurance and software quality management. Special focus is placed on the area of continuous code quality and static code analysis.

The following topics are covered during the course:

  • organisational, dynamic and static quality assurance
  • static code analysis
  • code quality
  • technical debt
  • quality metrics
  • modern code reviews
  • tools for software quality assessment
  • quality management

Teaching methods

The following methods are applied for this course:

  • Presentation of theoretical and practical contents in the lecture units
  • Guidance for the use of common frameworks and tools
  • Practical guest lectures which offer insights into tools and empirical values of real projects
  • Joint working in small teams
  • Presentation of results in small groups
  • Written results in form of a quality report

Mode of examination


Additional information

Effort for the student (ECTS-Breakdown):

  • Lecture: 10 h
    Practical Part: 45 h
    Paper: 15 h
    Presentation: 5 h

Total: 75 hours (3 ECTS)




Course dates

Tue17:00 - 19:0014.03.2023 - 16.05.2023Sem.R. DA grün 02 A - GEO 183652
Software Quality Management - Single appointments
Tue14.03.202317:00 - 19:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 A - GEO 183652
Tue21.03.202317:00 - 19:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 A - GEO 183652
Tue28.03.202317:00 - 19:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 A - GEO 183652
Tue18.04.202317:00 - 19:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 A - GEO 183652
Tue25.04.202317:00 - 19:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 A - GEO 183652
Tue02.05.202317:00 - 19:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 A - GEO 183652
Tue09.05.202317:00 - 19:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 A - GEO 183652
Tue16.05.202317:00 - 19:00Sem.R. DA grün 02 A - GEO 183652

Examination modalities

The evaluation of performance is as follows:

  • Exercises in small groups, during which the quality of a software product is analysed and a tool chain for continuous tracking and impovement of software quality is established step by step
  • Presentation of the results within small groups
  • Writing of a formal quality report

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
30.01.2023 08:00 14.03.2023 20:00 14.03.2023 20:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 926 Business Informatics Mandatory elective
066 937 Software Engineering & Internet Computing Mandatory elective


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