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 Objectives- Software Effort Estimation Techniques, Function Point Analysis-Object Point-COCOMO.
Activity planning– project schedules – sequencing and scheduling projects – Network planning model – 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, Monitoring and Tracking – Monitoring and control – 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