Project Management for Software Development Training

Level: Foundation
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This Software Development Project Management training course will teach you to effectively manage your software development project management efforts by selecting the correct development life cycle, creating realistic plans, and managing a team through each project phase. You will learn to use a realistic case study to develop ideas, practice key concepts, conduct a kick-off meeting, define successful software projects, analyze projects from a team perspective, and make estimations.

Key Features of this Software Development Project Management Training:

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included

You Will Learn How To:

  • Deliver successful software projects that support your organization's strategic goals
  • Adjust your management style to reflect the chosen software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Construct a work breakdown structure that addresses real-world management challenges
  • Create a network diagram showing task dependencies

Certifications/Credits:

PMI 23 PDU

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  • 3-day instructor-led training course
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
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Software Development Project Management Course Information

  • Course Description

    This Software Development Project Management training is a 3-day, instructor-led course which arms you with the the tools to effectively organize & select process choices & build & manage a project team.

Software Development Project Management Course Outline

  • Conducting a Project Kick-Off Meeting

    The business reasons for the project

    • Where the project fits in the business
    • How this fit influences your chances of success

    The project customers

    • Identifying stakeholders and their needs
    • Developing strategies to manage involvement

    The project objectives

    • What success looks like
    • Making the team's success visible
    • Managing the project to build customer confidence
  • Balancing Development Needs with Organizational Expectations

    Selecting software development life cycle models

    • Comparing SDLC models
    • How to identify the right model
    • Analyzing strengths and weaknesses of Traditional vs. Iterative vs. Agile (e.g., XP, Scrum)

    Designing a road map for your project

    • Mapping your PM process to your project's SDLC
    • Optimizing time, cost, function and quality
  • Translating Stakeholder Needs into Actions

    Structuring content for your software project plan

    • Providing initial top-down estimates
    • Identifying tasks and phases using a WBS
    • Calculating realistic bottom-up estimates
    • Sequencing tasks into a network diagram
    • Constructing Gantt charts to assess resource needs

    Getting the right resources

    • Identifying resource needs using your plan
    • Delegating work effectively

    Reality check for your project plan

    • Testing the plan before you begin
    • Assessing the project using risk management
    • Involving the team in planning
    • Building confidence for your plan
    • Selling the plan to relevant stakeholders
  • Running the Project: Day-to-Day Decisions for Success

    Focusing on the project management process

    • Putting theory into practice
    • Early warning signs
    • Building team commitment
    • Day-to-day tracking and management
    • Measuring progress with milestones
    • Defect detection and prevention

    Characterizing the software development process

    • Analyzing how the SDLC drives deliverables
    • Pressures to expect at each stage
    • The major stages and how they relate
    • Determining the working practices in traditional, iterative and Agile developments that offer the greatest impact

    Building successful teams

    • Getting technical teams to work collaboratively
    • Engaging the team in the planning process
    • Empowering team members
    • Managing the stages of team development appropriately
  • Driving the Implementation: Recognizing and Overcoming Challenges

    Tracking and control

    • Measuring software progress
    • Linking progress to success

    Implementing change control

    • Principles of change control
    • The value of configuration management

    Controlling risk

    • Analyzing project risk
    • Changing the risk profile
    • Planning for contingency
  • Closing the Project: Learning from Experience

    • Sharpening your project management skills
    • Influencing the continuous improvement process of your organization

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  • Can I learn software development project management online?

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want, including online training.

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