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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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TIETS19 Software Project Management, Theory and Practice 10 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Computer Sciences
Person in charge
University lecturer Timo Poranen
Preceding studies
TIEA4 Project Work or SISYA200 Innovation Project required.
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Information Sciences
Curricula 2012 – 2015

General description

Contains courses
-- Software Project Management, Theory, 3 ECTS and
-- Software Project Management, Practice, 7 ECTS.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course Software Project Management, Theory, a student is expected to be able to
- understand basics on management of software development work and people,
- understand how to apply different software development models,
- recognize relations of project management, process quality and software quality,
- know basic methods to estimate work efforts and production costs in software development projects,
- be aware of software engineering ethics,
- be cognizant of current research trends in project management.

After completing the course Software Project Management, Practice, a student is expected to be able to
- participate in a software development project as a project manager,
- take responsibility of a project team and project organisation,
- apply theoretical knowledge on project management and software development into practice,
- be well aware on ethical issues related to software project management and can apply this ethical knowledge in practical situations,
- understand how different management and development practices affect software and process quality.


Initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing a software development project.

Teaching methods

Practice part twice a year (fall term and spring term)

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Theory of Software Project Management  Participation in course work  3 ECTS
In English
Further information 

Essays and exam

Software Project Management  Participation in course work  7 ECTS
In English
Further information 

Practical work and written report


Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Information Sciences
School of Information Sciences
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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