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Software Project Management

By Prof. Rajib Mall & Prof. Durga Prasad Mohapatra   |   IIT Kharagpur
Effective Software project management is crucial to the success of any software development or maintenance project. The roles and responsibilities of the project manager is numerous and varied. However, at the broad level, these can be classified in to the project planning and monitoring and control activities. Project planning involves making cost, effort, and duration estimation and preparing various types of plans such as schedule, configuration management, risk management, quality management, staffing plan, etc. The monitoring and control activities encompass keeping track of the progress and removing bottlenecks using techniques such as PERT, GANTT, and also effective risk management, team building, etc. INTENDED AUDIENCE: CSE, IT PREREQUISITES: Basic Programming Course INDUSTRY SUPPORT: None

Learners enrolled: 5855

SUMMARY

Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 29 Jul 2019
End Date : 18 Oct 2019
Exam Date : 16 Nov 2019
Category :
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Level : Postgraduate
    This is an AICTE approved FDP course

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Week 1: Introduction to Software Project Management 
    Week 2: Selection of a Project Approach
    Week 3: Project Estimation Techniques 
    Week 4: Project Estimation Techniques Cont … 
    Week 5: Project Planning and Project Scheduling
    Week 6: Project Planning and Project Scheduling Cont …
    Week 7: Project Organization and Team Structures 
    Week 8: Risk Management 
    Week 9: Resource Allocation 
    Week 10: Project Monitoring and Control, Software Configuration Management
    Week 11: Software Quality Management 
    Week 12: Managing Contracts and Project closeout

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    Software Project Management, 6th Edition, Bob Hughes, Mike Cotterel, Rajib Mall, McGraw-Hill, 2018

    INSTRUCTOR BIO


    Prof. Rajib Mall is Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, West Bengal. He has more than a two decades of teaching experience in the areas of real-time systems, program analysis and testing. He has written five text books and over 150 refereed research papers.
    Prof. Durga Prasad Mohapatra is a Professor, in Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha. He has more than two decades of teaching experience in the areas of Software Engineering, Discrete Mathematics, Real-Time Systems, and Software Testing. He has written one text book on Discrete Mathematics and more than 100 refereed research papers.

    COURSE CERTIFICATE

    • The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
    • The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
    • Date and Time of Exams: 16 November 2019, Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
    • Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
    • The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
    • Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

    CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE
    • Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course.
    • Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
    • Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

    YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75
    • If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.
    • Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kharagpur. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.
    • Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies are being discontinued from July 2019 semester and will not be dispatched

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