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CSE-868 Software Project Management
Campus College of E&ME
Programs PG
Session Summer Semester 2016
Course Title Software Project Management
Course Code CSE-868
Credit Hours 3 hrs
Course Objectives Decommention:
CS-868 provides an overview of the roles, responsibilities, and management methods of the technology project manager. The course assumes no prior knowledge in management techniques and is intended to teach students how to develop approaches and styles of management for software projects. The course assumes a basic understanding of analysis techniques.

Course Objectives

A. To provide students with a clear understanding of the unique risks, issues, and critical success factors associated with technology projects
B. To introduce students to the role and function of project management
C. To explain the stages and process of the project life cycle
D. To understand the various techniques for planning and managing a technology project
E. To examine basic methodologies for software design, development, testing and implementation
F. To examine various techniques for managing a software development team
G. To understand the need and techniques for managing users and user expectations
H. To learn project planning techniques through the use of Microsoft Project
Detail Content Course Outcomes

Knowledge and understanding of: Tools and considerations used in assessing and selecting suitable projects. Tools and considerations for planning all aspects of a project including, but not limited to: Developing a work breakdown structure Planning methods and techniques Estimating and budgeting The use of project management software The role of the project manager and his team Contract Strategy Change Control Risk management Project closure PRINCE2 B. Intellectual Skills: Define a project, and distinguish between project management, event management and general management

  • Quizzes 10%
  • Assignments 8%
  • Project 7%
  • Midterm 25%
  • Final 50%
Course Content: 
  • Overview of Software Project Management 3 hrs
  • Project Planning 6 hrs
  • Estimation and Budgeting 3 hrs
  • Project Scheduling 6 hrs
  • Project Risk and Change Management 3 hrs
  • Development Management 6 hrs
  • Project Control 3 hrs
  • System Test Process 6 hrs
  • Final Phases & Other Issues 3 hrs
  • Project Success Parameters 3 hrs 45 hrs
Text/Ref Books
Time Schedule Summer 2015
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