University of Minnesota
Software Development Lifecycle Specialization
University of Minnesota

Software Development Lifecycle Specialization

Launch Your Career in Software Development. Master techniques and best practices for traditional and agile software project management.

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Kevin Wendt
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Instructors: Kevin Wendt

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  • Critically analyze software engineering development processes from our four selected development philosophies (traditional, secure, agile, and lean)

  • Describe the trade-offs among the philosophies with respect to environmental, organizational, and product constraints

  • Discuss the workings of exemplary processes within each of the given philosophies

  • Perform activities within each of the four aforementioned philosophies and explain how they satisfy the principles of the given philosophy

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Intermediate level

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2 months at 10 hours a week
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Specialization - 4 course series

Software Development Processes and Methodologies

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Agile Software Development

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Category: Scrum (Software Development)
Category: Software Development Kit (SDK)
Category: Agile Software Development

Lean Software Development

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Engineering Practices for Building Quality Software

Course 417 hours4.5 (347 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • You will learn how to quantiatively measure design quality attributes.

  • You will establish feasible and testable scenarios for evaluating quality attributes in software architecture.

  • You will develop skills to ensure quality in developing code beyond correct functionality alone.

  • You will understand quality approaches to post-development stages of the lifecycle.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Software Testing
Category: Software Architecture
Category: Application Security
Category: Software Design
Category: Software Quality

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Kevin Wendt
University of Minnesota
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