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Goal of this course is to provide the student with principles, processes and practices associated with the management of software intensive projects

Course description

The Course Presents topics and techniques critical to the management of software product development, including estimating, planning, quality, tracking, team organization, and people management


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be expected to apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI) to successfully manage projects. They will:

  1. Understand the importance of project management in software development and get started with project management fundamentals
  2. Plan the small to medium scale project
  3. Define the scope of small scale projects
  4. Schedule the small scale projects
  5. Estimate the cost of small scale projects
  6. Understand the importance of Communication and Communicate to all concerned stakeholders
  7. Understand and Perform risk management and adjust project plans
  8. Learn to manage the Quality, Project Changes, Human Resource and Procurement issues
  9. Use and application of tools to facilitate the software project Management process (e.g. Microsoft Project)
  10. Understand the formalities of closing the project

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Malik Ghulam Hussain
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Riphah International University Main Campus Islamabad


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