• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Beyond general technical skills and experience, effective software product management requires you to be able to choose a software process model that fits your needs.

In this course, you will explore the purpose of a structured software process model, and how it helps you. First, you will investigate the phases of the Waterfall model and compare it to the verification and validation (V) model. Then, you will identify key characteristics, activities, and phases of the incremental, iterative, and rapid application development (RAD) models. Finally, you will take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of the spiral, Agile, and prototyping models.

When you have completed this course, you will be able to recognize the characteristics and benefits of the most common software process models.

Learning Objectives

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Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.