Question Paper: Software Project Management : Question Paper May 2013 - Information Technology (Semester 8) | Mumbai University (MU)
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Software Project Management - May 2013

Information Technology (Semester 8)

TOTAL MARKS: 100
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS
(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any four from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data wherever required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.
1 (a) Compare Gantt chart, networking diagram and PDM(5 marks) 1 (b) Compare various project implementation approaches.(5 marks) 1 (c) What is the need of IT project management.(5 marks) 1 (d) Describe in brief various PMBOK knowledge areas.(5 marks) 1 (e) What is a project charter?(5 marks) 2 (a) Explain project integration management.(10 marks) 2 (b) Explain Project planning framework.(10 marks) 3 (a) Define following terms:
(i) Project.
(ii) Scope of the project.
(iii) Earned value.
(iv) Critical path.
(v) Projectitis.
(10 marks)
3 (b) Explain change management plan.(10 marks) 4 (a) Explain the framework for managing IT project risk.(10 marks) 4 (b) Explain the practices of exemplary leadership. (10 marks) 5 (a) Draw AON diagram and find the activities on critical path. Calculate minimum overall project completion time:

Activity Duration (wks) Immediate Predecessor
A 2 -
B 3 -
C 4 A
D 3 A,B
E 8 C,D
F 3 C
G 2 E
H 3 F,G
(7 marks) 5 (b) What is float time associated with each of non-critical activities in Q.5 (a).(3 marks) 5 (c) Explain project budgeting method.(10 marks) 6 (a) Discuss the statement: Failing to define what is not part of the project is just as important as failing to define what is part of the project. (5 marks) 6 (b) Choose a company that sells a product or service on the web. Using this web site a a guide develop scope statement. (Make suitable assumption)(5 marks) 6 (c) Distinguish Resource loading from resource leveling. Why is leveling of resource preferred to large fluctuations?(10 marks)


Write short notes on (any three):-

7 (a) Ethics in project.(7 marks) 7 (b) Project procurement and outsourcing.(7 marks) 7 (c) Extreme project management.(7 marks) 7 (d) Scope management plan.(7 marks)

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