Software Project Management - Dec 2015
Information Technology (Semester 7)
TOTAL MARKS: 80
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS (1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any three from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data if required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.
Solve any Four:
1 (a) Define project management.(5 marks)
1 (b) Explain the need of project management.(5 marks)
1 (c) Explain Business Case.(5 marks)
1 (d) Explain formal and informal organisation.(5 marks)
1 (e) What is project? What are the attributes of a project?(5 marks)
2 (a) Explain four P's with respect to Project Management.
iv) Project(10 marks) 2 (b) Explain various project scheduling techniques. Explain the difference between CPM and PERT.(10 marks) 3 (a) Describe the five phases of IT project methodology.(10 marks) 3 (b) Describe the five scope management processes.(10 marks) 4 (a) Explain project leadership and ethics.(10 marks) 4 (b) List and explain the steps involved in terminating a project.(10 marks) 5 (a) What is project risk management? What are the RM processes?(10 marks) 5 (b) Distinguish resource loading from resource levelling. Why is levelling or resources preferred to large fluctuations?(10 marks)
Explain with a brief answer: (Any Four)
6 (a) What is a milestone? Why are they useful?(5 marks) 6 (b) What is projectitis? How can an organization minimize its likelihood of its occurrence?(5 marks) 6 (c) Explain the difference between-A ON and PERT.(5 marks) 6 (d) Why is effective and efficient communication vital to a project?(5 marks) 6 (e) How can a system be a technical success but an organizational failure?(5 marks)