SOFTWARE PROJECT MANAGEMENT Syllabus
Enforced From Session 2009-10
SECOND SEMESTER (PROPOSED)
Introduction to Software project Management: Software projects, Contract management and technical project management , Activities covered by software project management , key objectives of effective management , plans , methods & methodologies , problems associated with software projects , management control .
Project Planning: Business Planning: determining objectives; forecasting demand for product proposal writing requirement analysis, legal issues; Technical Planning: Lifecycle models, types of plans, plan documentation methods: PERT & CPM, Gantt charts, work breakdown structures. standards , planning for risk management and control
Capacity planning .
Software Estimation Techniques , Expert judgement , estimating by analogy , Albrecht function point analysis , COSMIC Full Function Points , COCOMO-a patrametric model . Risk Identification , Risk Assessment ,Risk Planning & Risk Management, Evaluating risks to the schedule ,Critical chain concepts .
Monitoring & Control: Creating the framework, collecting the data , Visualizing progress, Cost monitoring , Earned value analysis , Prioritizing monitoring ,Change control . Managing people & Organizing teams : Team organization , recruiting and staffing ,Technical leadership , avoiding obsolescence training .
Future Software Project Management : Modern Project Profiles, Next generation Software economics, modern process transitions. Case Study: The command Center Processing and Display system- Replacement (CCPDS-R)
1. Bob Hughes and Mike Cotterell, Software Project Management, Tata McGraw- Hill Edition.
2. Thayer , Software Engineering Project Management ,2ed ,wiley
3. Conway , Software Project Management ,Wiley
4. Pankaj Jalote, Software Project Management in practice Pearson Education..
5. Kelkar , Software Project Management , PHI
6. Kathy Schwalbe ,Project Management in IT , Cengage Pub.