Optional Courses

Managing Software Projects
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Managing Software Projects

Objectives and Requirements
 
The course introduces students to the principles behind the effective and successful management of software projects as well as tools, techniques and best practices.

After learning the course, the students should be able to:
  1. Explain in detail the Project Management Framework and apply the tools and techniques as described in the PMBOK;
  2. Apply IT project management knowledge to solve realistic problems related to IT projects;
  3. Deliberate on the use and importance of various project management soft skills.
Contents
 
The Project Management Framework; Project Management Institute; A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge; PMP; roles/responsibilities of a project manager; project manager soft skills – presentation skills, time management skills; managing people/teams; communication skills; negotiation skills; interviewing skills.

Credit(s): 3
 
Prerequisite Course(s): Software Engineering



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