MTAT.03.244 Software Economics
Coordinator: Marlon Dumas (marlon.dumas ät ut . ee)
The objective of the course is to provide an overview of economic aspects surrounding software development, commercialisation and acquisition, both from the perspective of software producers and consumers. The course will consider economic aspects of software development projects as well as economic drivers and business models of companies involved in software development and commercialisation.
- Marlon Dumas - Software measurement & estimation, economics of software products
- Fredrik P. Milani - Business case analysis for software projects
- Kalev Kaarna - Digital product management and marketing
The course consists of four complementary parts:
- Software measurement and estimation
- Business case analysis for software projects
- Economics of software products
- Digital product management and marketing
Each part consists of 3 or 4 workshops of 4 academic hours each. A workshop includes lecture time and classwork to be completed in teams.
There are four homeworks worth 40 points in total and a final exam worth 60 points.
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