In a rapidly growing technology, developing business-driven software became a key identifier for successful and fast growing organizations. Software projects are more challenging than other industries facing the challenges people, processes and technology.

This training is designed to enable software project managers:

  • Understand the difference between traditional project management and agile techniques for managing software projects
  • Distinguish between the various software development life cycle models (SDLC) and determine which best fits their cases
  • Develop and manage a reliable software development project plan

Course Outlines

  • Project management terminology
  • Project vs. non-project work
  • Essential skills for successful project managers
  • Project manager roles & responsibilities

Agility in the project life cycle

  • Standard project life cycle
  • Iterative life cycle

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) models

  • Linear models
  • Iterative models
  • Agile models

Scoping software projects

  • Requirements collection techniques
  • Requirements classification & prioritization
  • Developing Agile Work Breakdown Structure (AWBS)

Planning software development

  • Contents of a good project plan
  • Project team
  • Project team size
  • Vendor vs. client team
  • Managing teams in a matrix organization structure
  • Team leads
  • Performance and the work environment
  • Planning team building and knowledge transfer
  • Time estimation & the human factor
  • Cost estimation
  • Communication planning
  • Meetings
  • Correspondence
  • Quality planning
  • Risk mitigation
  • Acceptance planning

Monitoring & controlling software projects

  • Vendor-client relationship
  • Team performance
  • Scope change and control
  • Progress reporting

Closing software projects

  • Planning cut-off
  • Go-live preparations & support

Rapid Growth Institute is a project management solutions provider operating in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. they aim to utilize modern techniques to enable their customers accelerate their projects, achieve high performance and excellence.

their solutions range from training, coaching, recruiting skilled project management restheirces, consulting and project management office (PMO) setup.

Founded in 2010 by a consultant with 30 years of experience delivering services to customers in telecoms, government, banking, manufacturing, oil & gas, mining, airlines, information technology and business sectors in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Jordan, Sudan and Libya.

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