Software Project Management Training

Course 340

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Language: English
  • 17 NASBA CPE Credits (live, in-class training only)
  • 17 PMI PDUs
  • Level: Foundation

In this Software Project Management course, you will learn the basics of software development project management under the Waterfall and Agile methodologies.

Software Project Management Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Software Project Management Training Information

In this course, you will:

  • Compare and blend standard project management techniques with both Agile and Structured delivery approaches.
  • Learn how to deliver software projects successfully.
  • Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching.



Software Project Management Training Course Outline

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Identify where the software project fits in your business  
  • Identify the project stakeholders and their needs  
  • Set project objectives

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Select the right software development life cycle (SDLC) model for the project
  • Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the Traditional project management approach as compared to Iterative and Agile
  • Map your project management process relative to the project’s SDLC

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Provide initial top-down estimates
  • Identify tasks and phases using a work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Calculate realistic bottom-up estimates
  • Sequence tasks into a network diagram
  • Construct Gantt charts to assess resource needs 
  • Assess the risks of the project using risk management methods

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Determine the working practices in Traditional, iterative, and Agile developments that offer the most significant impact 
  • Analyze how the SDLC drives deliverables 
  • Measure progress with milestones 
  • Detect and prevent software defects  
  • Engage the development team in the planning process

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Implement change control and configuration management  
  • Analyze project risk  
  • Measure progress and success 

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Sharpen your project management skills and continuously improve the processes within your organization 
  • Review project best practices, such as retrospectives and insights compared to past projects 
  • Influence an environment of process improvement with proven methods, such as “small and manageable” 

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