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Introduction to Software Project Management

The free online course on software project management, project life cycle models, AGILE models and SCRUM frameworks.

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This free online course on software project management provides an in-depth guide on how individuals and organizations can manage software projects. Learn about different types of software projects and activities involved in software project management. You will learn about life cycle models, as well as the different techniques of AGILE models and SCRUM frameworks. Start this course today and improve your knowledge of software project management.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Mobile Friendly

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
  • Accreditation

    CPD

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Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online course on Introduction to Software Project Management will begin by introducing you to the concept and characteristics of software management. You will learn about the software crisis and the factors that are key contributors to software crisis such as; poor project management, lack of adequate training in software engineering and low productivity improvements. You will also learn about the different types of software projects as well as the activities involved in software project management.

This course will then teach you about the two main types of project management standards; “off-the-shelf” and “in-house”. You will learn about software life cycle models from the conceptualization of the project to the retirement of the project. You will also learn life cycle models include; the waterfall, V model, evolutionary, prototyping, and the spiral models, as well as the major difficulties of waterfall-based models.

Lastly, this course will introduce you to the evolutionary model with iterations and AGILE models. You will learn about the advantages and disadvantages of the evolutionary model. This course will present you with the different techniques of AGILE models, as well as the principle technique which involves user stories, metaphors, spike, and refactor. Learn about the important principles of the AGILE model and the requirement for documentation, as well as the concept of SCRUM frameworks. Start this course today and improve your knowledge of software project management.

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