For a project to be successful, it has to be planned and managed so that the project objectives are achieved. A comprehensive plan ensures adequate planning for all the aspects that are necessary for project success. A plan is used to execute the project, and to monitor and control it.
Software project management plays a critical role in the success of a project. It is an activity that requires organization, experience, commitment, and luck.
Elearning course – Software Project Management includes:
- Basic Concepts of Software Project Management
- Software Project Measurement and Metrics
- Basic Concepts and Techniques of Estimation
- Measuring the Size of Software Products
- Outsourcing Project Work
- Risk Management
This course has been co-authored by the internationally recognized consultant and authority on software engineering—Dr. Roger S. Pressman.
The Elearning course - Software Project Management is a PDU qualifying activity. You will earn 35 PDUs for completing the course.
This course will enable you to:
- Explain what software project management is, how a project team is organized, and how the project schedule is created and used.
- Explain the importance of estimation and product scope in project planning and how the grammatical parse technique and the decomposition and empirical approaches help in understanding the scope and estimating.
- Explain the importance of measuring the product size, types of measurements required, and the techniques used for measuring the size of the product.
- Explain the importance of outsourcing in software project management and how alternative development approaches are evaluated using the decision tree and the expected value techniques.
- Explain the importance of risk management in software project management, the basic concepts related to risks, the risk management model, and the risk categories.
You receive a certificate of completion after successfully completing this course.
Elearning Course -Software Project Management (ELSE200) is a series comprising of 6 online courses (SE201 to SE206). Please refer to the details of these courses for information on content coverage of the Software Project Management course.