About this Specialization

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This Specialization is designed for people who are new to software engineering. It's also for those who have already developed software, but wish to gain a deeper understanding of the underlying context and theory of software development practices. At the end of this Specialization, we expect learners to be able to: 1.) Build high-quality and secure software using SDLC methodologies such as agile, lean, and traditional/waterfall. 2.) Analyze a software development team's SDLC methodology and make recommendations for improvements. 3.) Compare and contrast software development methodologies with respect to environmental, organizational, and product constraints.
Learner Career Outcomes
57%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
12%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 4 months to complete
Suggested 4 hours/week
English
Learner Career Outcomes
57%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
12%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Intermediate Level
Approx. 4 months to complete
Suggested 4 hours/week
English

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Software Development Processes and Methodologies

4.6
stars
781 ratings
185 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Agile Software Development

4.7
stars
1,624 ratings
451 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Lean Software Development

4.4
stars
164 ratings
43 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Engineering Practices for Building Quality Software

4.3
stars
52 ratings
8 reviews

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Placeholder

University of Minnesota

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