MU Information Technology (Semester 8)
Software Project Management
December 2015
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(1) Assume appropriate data and state your reasons
(2) Marks are given to the right of every question
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary

1 (a) Define project? List the attributes of project.
5 M
1 (b) Explain need of project management.
5 M
1 (c) Explain in brief PMBOK areas.
5 M
1 (d) Define, 1) WBS, 2) Scope grope, 3) Scope leap, 4) Projectetities 5) Extreme project management.
5 M

2 (a) Explain change management.
10 M
2 (b) Explain project risk management process.
10 M

3 (a) Explain project planning framework.
10 M
3 (b) Explain various project scheduling methods.
10 M

4 (a) Following table shows information related to a project.
i) What are the critical activities?
ii) What is the project completion duration?
iii) If there is an option delay one activity without delaying the entire project, which activity would you delay and why?
Activity Immediate Predecessors(s) Estimated Duration (Days)
A - 8
B - 10
C A 5
D B 11
E C, D 15
F B 5
G D, F 10
H E 15
I E, G 6
J F, I 9
10 M
4 (b) Explain scope planning is performed in project.
10 M

5 (a) Explain project budgeting methods.
10 M
5 (b) Explain IT project methodology, ITPM.
10 M

6 (a) List and explain the steps involved in terminating a Project.
10 M
6 (b) Distinguish resources loading from resource levelling. Why is levelling of resources preferred to large fluctuations.
10 M

Write short note on (any two):
7 (a) Project procurement and outsourcing.
10 M
7 (b) Project implementation methods.
10 M
7 (c) Project leadership and ethics.
10 M
7 (d) Business Case.
10 M

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