MC7015 Software Project Management Notes with Question Bank Anna University

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UNIT I SOFTWARE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS

  • Introduction to Software Project Management
  • An Overview of Project Planning
  • Select Project
  • Identifying Project scope and objectives
  • Infrastructure
  • Project products and Characteristics
  • Estimate efforts
  • Identify activity risks
  • Allocate resources

UNIT II SOFTWARE EVALUATION AND COSTING

  • Project Evaluation
  • Strategic Assessment
  • Technical Assessment
  • Cost-benefit analysis
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Cost-benefit evaluation techniques
  • Risk Evaluation
  • Selection of Appropriate Project approach
  • Choosing technologies
  • Choice of process models
  • Structured methods

UNIT III SOFTWARE ESTIMATION TECHNIQUES

  • Software Effort Estimation
  • Problems with over and under estimations
  • Basis of software Estimation
  • Software estimation techniques
  • Expert Judgment
  • Estimating by analogy
  • Activity Planning
  • Project schedules
  • Projects and activities
  • Sequencing and scheduling Activities
  • Networks planning models
  • Formulating a network model

UNIT IV RISK MANAGEMENT

  • Risk Management
  • Nature of Risk
  • Managing Risk
  • Risk Identification and Analysis
  • Reducing the Risk
  • Resource Allocation
  • Scheduling resources
  • Critical Paths
  • Cost scheduling
  • Monitoring and Control
  • Creating Framework
  • Cost monitoring
  • Prioritizing monitoring

UNIT V SOFTWARE QUALITY MANAGEMENT

  • TQM
  • Six Sigma
  • Software Quality
  • Defining software quality
  • ISO9126
  • External Standards
  • Comparison of project management software’s
  • dot Project
  • Launch pad
  • openProj
  • Case study: PRINCE2