Engineering

CAS in Software Engineering and Agile Methods

The Certificate of Advanced Studies in Software Engineering and Agile Methods (CAS-GMA) allows you to manage your software development projects and make them successful.

Program

The Certificate of Advanced Studies in Software Engineering and Agile Methods (CAS-GMA) allows you to efficiently manage the life cycle of an IT project, to design applications using standards (Design Patterns), to integrate agility in the management and implementation, to industrialize and measure the quality of an IT project and to lead a group of developers as a project manager.

This CAS is part of the Master of Advanced Studies in Rapid Application Development (MAS-RAD).

Content

The CAS-GMA is composed of several modules that can be taken independently.

ModulePeriodsTeachers
Project management experience in a company 26Maliki Ganiyou
Rapid Application Programming, eXtreme Programming and Scrum methods
26Damien Rosat (HE-Arc)
Software industrialization22Damien Rosat (HE-Arc)
Quality amd IT projects26Maliki Ganiyou
Design Patterns and Frameworks32Yassin Rekik (HEPIA)
Team building and leadership28Sylvie Villa (HE-Arc)
Modules of the CAS-GMA

Skills

You will be able to:

  • efficiently manage the life cycle of an IT project
  • design an application using Design Patterns
  • implement agile methods in the management and execution of software development projects
  • implement software industrialization practices and measure the quality of an IT project
  • lead a group of developers as a project manager

Target Audience

This CAS is mainly intended for engineers without an IT degree; however, it could be of interest to experienced IT engineers wishing to evolve in the new community web technologies and in project management.

You must have a Bachelor’s degree or an engineering diploma (ETS, HES, EPF) in microengineering, mechanics, electronics, civil engineering or any other field or an equivalent university degree.

Otherwise, admission decisions could be based on the quality of your application file, within the limits of the quota authorized by the HES-SO.

Degree Awarded

Certificate of Advanced Studies in Software Engineering and Agile Methods
12
ECTS

Duration and Organization of Studies

Duration

Part-time: about 1 semester

Location

Campus Arc 2, Neuchâtel

Admission

Next opening

January 2024

Registration deadline

December 2023

Fee

5 500 CHF

Perspectives

This CAS degree adds to your skills the management of IT projects, from team management to the implementation of automated development industrialization solutions.

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Contact

Head of the MAS-RAD:
Marc Schaefer
+41 32 930 14 46
Marc.Schaefer@he-arc.ch

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