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About the Course

Software is quickly becoming integral part of human life as we see more and more automation and technical advancements. Just like we expect car to work all the time and can't afford to break or reboot unexpectedly, software industry needs to continue to learn better way to build software if it were to become integral part of human life. In this course, you will get an overview of how software teams work? What processes they use? What are some of the industry standard methodologies? What are pros and cons of each? You will learn enough to have meaningful conversation around software development processes. After completing this course, a learner will be able to 1) Apply core software engineering practices at conceptual level for a given problem. 2) Compare and contrast traditional, agile, and lean development methodologies at high level. These include Waterfall, Rational Unified Process, V model, Incremental, Spiral models and overview of agile mindset 3) Propose a methodology best suited for a given situation...

Top reviews

Apr 17, 2020

Very nice course that provides good insight on software development practices and common problems. It provides also some insights on project management, highlighting pros and cons of different models.

Oct 25, 2020

I really enjoyed the course and learned many new things that i was not aware about. The instructors were helpful and easy to understand. Peer review assignments were very interesting to me. Thank you.

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Oct 21, 2020

Thankyou course era for fulfulling my desires

By Is R S N S

Sep 14, 2020

loveee, but maybe still tricky in peer review

By Amit s

Jun 8, 2020

very well explained course with good teachers

By Samar a a

Mar 26, 2018

It very useful and I get a lot of information

By Mesuga R

Feb 7, 2021

Both the instructors are good communicators.

By Jonathan A F

Jul 5, 2020

This was very enlightening and interesting.

By shankargowda n

Nov 16, 2020

Excellent course with good case studies.

By maimoona s

Oct 26, 2020



By Billy T

Sep 23, 2020

this course very helps me with my study!

By Jorge C

Jun 20, 2018

very illustrative to see the big picture

By Darya Z

Apr 6, 2020

Very informative! Perfect for beginners

By Tejpavan A

Feb 8, 2020

great to assosiate with you , thank you

By Xuecong L

Nov 10, 2018

Very overarching, good for beginners!

By Jaime E B G

Jul 2, 2019

Great guidence, clear explanations.

By Paulo G

May 21, 2019

One of the best courses I ever had.

By Rohit M

Jan 5, 2021

real awesome and industry relevant

By Gopal T

Apr 15, 2020

Great opportunity for me learning

By sangala g

Sep 28, 2020

This course is get goog knowledge

By Ashwini S T

Jul 4, 2020

very happy to complete the course

By Maja V

Jun 11, 2019

Interesting and easy to follow :)

By Mrinalini S

Apr 3, 2019

This course is highly beneficial


Oct 8, 2020

excellent teaching for students


May 12, 2020

its wonderful to learn anything

By Priyanka S

May 5, 2020

The course is very interesting.

By afsar h

Nov 5, 2019

helps in my university course