Software Project Management – In Class Training from Zero to Hero

Software Project Management Class

Software Project Management, PMO, PM, SQA Solution, Training, In Class Training, San Francisco, SFO, Bay Area

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Identify, assess, and manage typical Software projects.

We used our years of experience training Software   professionals to develop a course uniquely suited to the needs of the Software   professional. Students of this project management training course report major improvements in project estimation, increased credibility with their customers, effective risk management, better control over scope creep, and an overall satisfaction with the positive impact on their company’s operations.

Learn the fundamentals and best practices of project management methodology as applied to Software initiatives, and practice and master the skills you need to deliver Software projects on time, within budget, and to specification. Examine all aspects of Software projects, including hardware, software, vendor relationships, communicating with different audiences, and working with remote teams. Learn to determine project scope through effective requirements identification, set and manage stakeholder expectations, identify and manage Software risks, and meet quality standards. Learn how to overcome the most common pitfalls of Software   project success.

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What You’ll Learn Hands-On Exercises
  • Foundations of project management
  • Software   project life cycle
  • Quality requirements
  • Project stakeholders, scope, and uncertainty
  • Project requirements
  • Create a work breakdown structure
  • Create a network diagram based on activity sequence and duration
  • Assign responsibility for project activities
  • Estimate project cost
  • Create a communication management plan
  • Assess project risk and determine risk response strategies
  • Manage vendors
  • Identify Quality Requirements
  • Identify the Stakeholders
  • Complete the Project Charter
  • Build a Project Plan in MPP
  • Trace Requirements
  • Determine the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Break Down the Work into Activities
  • Sequence the Activities
  • Estimate Activity Duration
  • Use Network Diagramming
  • Identify Resource Requirements
  • Create a Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • Develop a Project Cost Estimate
  • Create a Communication Management Plan
  • Assess Project Risks
  • Determine Risk Response Strategies
  • Manage a Vendor Driven Change
  • Develop a Change Management Plan

 Who Needs to Attend
Software   professionals, Software   project managers, Software   managers, Software   project team members, associate project managers, project managers, project coordinators, project analysts, project leaders, senior project managers, team leaders, product managers, and program managers.

Prerequisites

Prior Software   experience

Course Outline

Day 1

1. Software Project Foundations

2. Quality in Software Projects

  • Software   Project Success and Failure
  • Practical Project Methodologies
  • Software Development Methodologies and Processes
  • Definition of a Project
  • Project Management as a Service Industry
  • Formal vs. Informal Management
  • Complexity and Uncertainty in Projects
  • Influences of Organizational Structure on Project Management
  • Project Management Institute (PMI®)
  • Project Management Life Cycle
  • Project Management as a Subset of Overall Management Skills
  • Iterative Nature of the Project Management Life Cycle
  • Quality Management
  • Software   Project Testing

3. Project Initiation

  • Activities of Project Initiation

4. Project Scope Definition

  • Scope
  • Defining and Gathering Requirements
  • Tracing
  • Work Breakdown Structure

5. Time Management and Scheduling

  • Time Decomposition
  • Network Diagramming

 Day 2

 6. Resource Planning

  • Identification of Required Project Resources
  • Roles and Responsibilities Chart
  • Staffing Management Plan
  • Resource Constraints
  • Responsibility Assignment Matrix

 7. Cost Management and Control

  • Cost Planning and Analysis
  • Cost Estimating Techniques
  • Levels of Accuracy in Estimates
  • Cost Estimates at Planning Milestones
  • Contingency and Management Reserves

8. Communications Management

  • Management of Stakeholder Expectations
  • Considerations for Effective Communication
  • Lines of Communication
  • Forms of Communication
  • Communication Management Plan
  • Project Status Report

9. Risk Management

  • Essentials of Project Risk Management
  • Risk Sources for the Software   Project
  • Stakeholder Risk Tolerance
  • Risk Identification Techniques
  • Risk Ranking
  • Risk Triggers
  • Risk Response Strategies

10. Vendor Management

  • Procurement and Sourcing Management
  • Overview of Vendor Management
  • Vendor Management Success
  • Measures of Vendor Management Success

11. Change Management

  • Project Changes
  • Integrated Change Control
  • Change Control Process

12. Phase and Project Closure

  • Phase and Project Closing
  • Lessons Learned
  • Phase and Project Reports

 

FREE After-Course Instructor Coaching

Your training with SQA Solution continues after your course is over!

After-Course Instructor Coaching is one of many practical benefits that SQA Solution course attendees receive. Once you’ve completed a course, your instructor will be available to help you apply your newly gained knowledge, overcome any start-up hurdles, and offer guidance on specific applications.
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