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 and to prepare and lead the various Scrum events such as plannings, reviews and retrospectives. You learn how to adopt and adapt Scrum in a realistic project, and to reflect its usage. You learn to plan, organize and conduct collaboration with your student team, real customer, and an agile Coach.

Credits: 5 - 8

Schedule: 04.09.2024 - 07.05.2025

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

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

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    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 for whole curriculum period:

    Project work.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

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


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language: English

    Teaching Period: 2024-2025 Autumn I - Spring V
    2025-2026 Autumn I - Spring V


    The number of participants will be limited (20). Registrations will be prioritized in the following order:
    1. Students majoring in SSE (SE Track).
    2. Students majoring in SSE (SDE Track).
    3. Students who have the course as an elective part of their major or minor.
    4. Other students.