With effect from the academic year 2015-16 IT 6124 SOFTWARE PROJECT MANAGEMENT Instruction 3 Periods per Week Duration of University Examination 3 Hours University Examination 80 Marks Sessional 20 Marks Course objectives At the end of the course, student 1. Gets basic knowledge of software project management principles 2. Choose an appropriate project development methodology (e.g. waterfall, spiral …) 3. Learn resource management in successful completion of a project Course outcomes Upon successful completion of the course student will be able to 1. Design a project schedule and assign resources 2. work in a team environment and be aware of different modes of communications 3. Identify project risks, monitor and track project deadlines UNIT-I Conventional Software Management, Evolution of Software Economics, Improving Software Economics, Old Way & New. UNIT-II Life - Cycle Phases, Artifacts of the Process, Model Based Software Architectures, Workflows of the Process, Checkpoints of the process. UNIT-III Iterative Process Planning, Project Organization & Responsibilities, Process Automation, Project Control and Process Instrumentation, Tailoring the Process. UNIT-IV Modern Project Profiles, Next Generation Software Economics, Modern Process Transitions, Managing Contacts, Managing People & Organizing Teams. UNIT-V Process Improvement & Managing to the CMM, ISO 12207- an Overview, Programme Management. With effect from the academic year 2015-16 Suggested Reading: 1) Walker Royce, "Software Project Management - A Unified frame work", Pearson Education, Addision. 2) Bob Hughes, MilkeCotterell- "Software Project Management", Tata McGraw Hill, 3rd Edition. 3) Watt S. Humphery, "Managing Software Process", Addison - Wesley, 1998.