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CS 540 — Agile and Classical Requirements Engineering
(dt. Agiles und klassisches Requirements-Engineering)

Level, degree of commitment Advanced module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture (2 SWS), recitation class (2 SWS),
180 hours (60 h attendance, 120 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): Successful completion of at least 50 percent of the points from the weekly exercises as well as at least 2 presentations of the tasks.
Examination type: Oral or written examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Business Informatics.
One semester,
I.d.R. in jedem vierten Semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Dr. Thomas Kunstmann, Prof. Dr. Gabriele Taentzer, Prof. Dr. Christoph Bockisch


The success of a software project depends crucially on the requirements elicitation. The students get an overview of problems, concepts, methods and tools for agile and classical requirements engineering and test them in a concrete project.

The lecture conveys the approach important in business practice:

  • Success factors of successful requirements engineering (quality criteria).
  • Agile and classic procedural model.
  • From requirements management to specification.

Qualification Goals

The students learn techniques and tools to collect and manage the requirements of projects. Using the classical and the agile approach, they acquire the competence to assess the challenges in the different project phases as well as the information needs of the involved stakeholders and to use the respective advantages of the different methods.




Module imported from B.Sc. Business Informatics.

It can be attended at FB12 in study program(s)

  • B.Sc. Computer Science
  • B.Sc. Business Informatics
  • M.Sc. Computer Science
  • M.Sc. Business Informatics

When studying M.Sc. Business Informatics, this module can be attended in the study area Specialization Modules in Business Informatics.

Recommended Reading

  • References will be announced in the course announcements.

Please note:

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