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Software Quality Management

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Software Quality Management
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: KI890
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 2
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Case study and oral examination

[updated 08.05.2008]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KI890 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016 , semester 2, optional course, informatics specific
PIM-WI45 Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 2, optional course, informatics specific
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Helmut Folz
Prof. Dr. Helmut Folz

[updated 01.04.2003]
Learning outcomes:
This course addresses those subjects that – in addition to the core activities of analysis, design and programming – are of key importance in IT projects.
Particular emphasis will be given to the quality management procedures typically used in industrial software development processes. The course is suitable for students of informatics and engineers interested in working in IT project management and IT management.

[updated 08.05.2008]
Module content:
1.        Software quality management: An overview
2.        IT risk management
3.        Constructive quality assurance techniques
4.        Analytical quality assurance techniques
5.        Planning software tests and test stages
6.        Quality performance indices
7.        Quality function deployment
8.        Quality models (ISO 15504, CMMI, etc.)
9.        Achieving quality through organization and communication
10.        European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM)

[updated 08.05.2008]
Recommended or required reading:
BALZERT, HELMUT: Lehrbuch der Softwaretechnik, Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Band 2 Software-Management, 1998
WALLMÜLLER, ERNEST: Softwarequalitätsmanagement in der Praxis, Carl Hansen Verlag, 2. Auflage, München/Wien 2001

[updated 08.05.2008]
Module offered in:
SS 2011, SS 2010, SS 2009, SS 2008, SS 2007, ...
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