Want to manage software development, but unsure where to begin? This computer science course will teach you the models, methods and practices of software development to make the process manageable and result in high-quality and efficient software products. This course is an introduction to software lifecycle management using the approved principles and best practices developed by IT leaders and verified by large-scale systems operation. Starting with the basics of lifecycles, the course will open your mind and challenge you. You will learn how to make justified decisions on the industry-level software solutions, and instantly apply the principles and methods learned. Taught by an instructor with over a decade of managing software development at a diverse multinational corporation, ITERA International Oil and Gas, this computer science course will equip managers with the skills they need to understand the principles and use the state-of-the-art methods and practices for lifecycle management. Additionally, learners (and managers) who require a systematic understanding of what happens inside the software development in terms of roles, activities, resources and deliverables can use this course to eliminate skill gaps. No previous knowledge needed. Join us as you start your software engineering journey.