Online Training: Understanding Software Project Management
In the VDI Understanding Software Project Management Online Training, you will learn the basics of project management in the context of software projects in the automotive industry. Upon completion of this online training, you will be able to identify essential influencing and risk factors and consider them in terms of both the planning and management of your software project.
Properly plan automotive software projects from the start
Software development is an incremental development environment, which makes it hugely flexible. At the same time, in the automotive industry, there are specific, safety-relevant requirements that must be fulfilled to a very high standard. To achieve this and to assure the success of your project, it’s necessary to know the requirements of your software project and be able to consider these during planning.
In the 30-minute Understanding Software Project Management Online Training, you will learn the fundamentals of project management in the context of software development in the automotive industry. This interactive online training will give you an overview of the most important principles, methods and helpful tools that can support you in the management of your automotive software project. You will learn about various approaches to project planning and tracking and will get to know about the challenges you will face and how to overcome them. This includes early identification of risk potential and being able to take this into account when ensure that your project runs successfully. Upon completion of this online training you will be able to classify and use various project management methods in the context of automotive software in a targeted way.
Combine further Online Trainings and become a VDI Certified Professional
The Understanding Software Project Management Online Training is part of the Automotive Software Project Management digital course (Technical Online Courses), which consists of 10 online training sessions. It is suitable for job starters and newcomers to the field as well as professionals who want to get involved in the area. The course will give you introductory insights into the topic as well as the basics you need to understand and professionally manage agile software projects involving connected vehicles. You will also learn about and apply the relevant processes and procedural models for software development. Once you have completed all 10 online training modules and have passed the exam, you will be awarded the VDI-Certified Professional for Automotive Software Project Management certificate.
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The Understanding Software Project Management Online Training includes the following learning aims:
- An introduction into project management: key terms and fundamentals
- Factors and criteria for ensuring the success of a project
- Modeling, phasing and defining goals in project planning
- Project management in the context of automotive software development.
Who should take part?
The VDI Wissensforum Automotive Software Project Management Technical Online Course with its Understanding Software Project Management learning unit is aimed at professionals and management in the automotive industry and electrical engineering, who work in E/E systems and software project management. In particular:
- Newcomers or novices in the area of E/E systems
- Development engineers
- Project leaders and managers
- Organization developers
- Employees in software and consulting companies
Who has devised this learning unit?
Dr. Mirko Conrad is CTO und Functional Safety Consultant in the area of functional safety at engineering consulting company samoconsult GmbH and works as a guest lecturer in the area of computer science at the Technical University of Dresden and Munich. He has developed the content of this learning unit and worked on the concept for the online module. His research specialties include Automotive Software Engineering, Functional Safety as well as Model-based Development & Testing.
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