Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


You learn to act as a Scrum Master in a software project.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 09.09.2020 - 04.05.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Casper Lassenius, Jari-Pekka Vanhanen

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Casper Lassenius, Jari-Pekka Vanhanen

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Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The course consists of a software development project which will be done for a real client from industry or academia. The projects use the Scrum framework which is taught before the project. The activities include project management, requirements specification, design, coding, quality assurance, and system delivery. You will work as a Scrum Master in a project team whose developers are students from the CS-C2130 & CS-C2140 Software Project 1&2 courses.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Project work.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Lectures 24h (period I only), project work 25h * (credits - 1)


Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Substitutes former course CSE-E5600 Software Project 3.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Mandatory Prerequisites: CS-C2130 & CS-C2140 Software Project 1 & 2, CS-C3150 Software Engineering

    Recommended Prerequisites: CS-C3180 Software Design and Modelling, CS-E4930 Software Processes and Projects, CS-E4940 Requirements Engineering, CS-E4960 Software Testing and Quality Assurance

Registration for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Registration via WebOodi. Please see WebOodi for registration dates.

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Further Information
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The number of participants will be limited (20). Registrations will be prioritized in the following order:

    1) The students that have the course as a mandatory part in SSE major,

    2) The students that have the course as an elective part of their major or minor,

    3) All other students

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