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Agile Product Development (elective)

level of course unit

Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students:
- know agile procedure methods.
- know organizational roles in the agile process.
- know the process of an agile project (sprints, dailies, demos, retros).
- know how to coach an agile project (e.g. question techniques).
- know the experiences of agile projects from software development.
- know the challenges of developing smart products.
- know methods of product development (e.g. FMEA, TRIZ).
- know the advantages of hybrid procedure methods.
- know the role of management in the agile process.

prerequisites and co-requisites

none

course contents

- Overview of agile process methods
- Roles in the agile process
- Flow of an agile project (Sprins, Dailies, Demos, Retros)
- Coaching of an agile project (e.g. question techniques)
- Experiences with agile projects from software development
- Challenges in developing smart products
- Methods of product development (e.g. FMEA, TRIZ)
- Advantages of hybrid process methods
- Role of management in the agile process

recommended or required reading

* Pfeffer J.; Produkt-Entwicklung: Lean & Agile; München; 2019
* Schröder A.; Agile Produktentwicklung: Schneller zur Innovation – erfolgreicher am Markt; 2018

assessment methods and criteria

Written exam

language of instruction

German

number of ECTS credits allocated

4

eLearning quota in percent

15

course-hours-per-week (chw)

2

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

3

name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dipl.-Informatiker Karsten Böhm

year of study

2

recommended optional program components

none

course unit code

WPF.11

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Compulsory