Introduction to Software Project Management - Software Projects - ways of
categorizing software projects – problems with software projects - Project Life
Cycle – Management - Setting objectives – Stakeholders - Project Team – Step
Wise: An overview of project planning - Project evaluation - Selection of appropriate
project approach. Software effort estimation – function point analysis - objects
point – COCOMO.
Activity planning - project schedules - sequencing and scheduling projects - Network
planning models - AON and AOA - identifying critical activities - crashing and fast
tracking, Risk management: Categories, Risk planning, management and control - Evaluating risks to the schedule, PERT. Resource allocation - identifying resource
requirements - scheduling resources - creating critical paths - publishing schedule
- cost schedules - sequence schedule.
Monitoring and control – Visualizing progress, Earned value analysis – Managing
people and organizing teams – organizational structures - Planning for small projects.
Case Study: PMBOK. Agile Development.