CS615 - Software Project Management
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Course Category: Computer Science/Information Technology
Course Level: Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 3
Pre-requisites: CS101 CS201 CS403 CS504 CS605
Introduction to Project Management. Goals of Project management. Project Characteristics. Project Dimensions. Project Life Cycle. Software Development Lifecycle Models. Costs and Cost Management. Project vs. Program Management. Trade-Off Triangle. Project Management Skills. PM’s Knowledge Areas. Team leader. Leaders and Managers. Project Organization. Software Development Fundamentals. Management Fundamentals. Technical Fundamentals. Software Process Vs Software Engineering. PM Process Groups. Planning Process Tasks. Project Planning Steps. The Software Development Plan (SDP).Estimation. Decomposition Techniques. Estimation Tools. Work Breakdown Structure. Scheduling. Risk and Change Management. Software Quality. Application Tools (Microsoft Project 2000). Commissioning & Migration.
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Mr. Jalil Ahmed
Books
Software Project Management: A Practitioner's Approach
by E. M. Bennatan
Applied Software Project Management by Andrew Stellman, Jennifer Greene