Managing It & Soft Ware Projects
PURPOSE OF COURSE
This course introduces the student to the
methodology of managing IT/Software projects.
Topics covered include: Project Planning- life cycle, phases, scope and
structure; process control – time, cost, resource management, activities,
activity duration estimation and sequencing, procurement, project cost
estimation, project scheduling and tracking using Microsoft project software.
Network Analysis-PERT (Program evaluation and Review technique) and CPM
(Critical Path Method) analysis, Work-breakdown structures.
EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES
the end of the course unit, students should be able to;
Have a general overview of what is a project
and differentiate between a project and a programme.
Have knowledge of a project life cycle and its
Acquire modern project management techniques
Have knowledge in Managing IT & SW projects
using a tool like example Microsoft project software.