Software Projects Leadership
Software Projects Leadership
This course is introduced to you by the International Academy of Human Resource Development (IAHRD). Our courses are happily designed and customized by experts to meet your needs.The growth of software industry is rapidly increasing which as a result increases the importance of software project management. This course will be fundamental to achieve success in your career. It will tackle many topics , conducting a project kick-off meeting, balancing development needs with organizational expectations, designing a road map for your project , translating stakeholders needs into action, day-to-day decisions for success , recognizing and overcoming challenges , risk management and closing a project.
At the end of this course , participants will be able to:
- Hand over successful software projects that backbones your organization's strategic goals.
- Select The Most Effective Software Development Model that matches the organization's needs.
- Plan , organize and control projects at each stage of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
- Create project plans that tackles real-world management challenges.
- Buildup the skills of tracking and controlling software deliverables.
- Enroll and recruit a committed team and keep them inspired , motivated and confident.
- Where the project fits business.
- Your chances of success.
- The project customers.
- Stakeholders and their needs.
- Strategies to effectively manage involvement.
- What success looks like?
- Exposing team's success.
- Customer confidence building throughout the management process.
- Comparing and Selecting Software Development Life Cycle Models (SDLC).
- How to identify the right model for you?
- Agile (RAD, XP, Scrum)
- Designing a road map for your project
- Mapping your PM process to your project's SDLC
- Time, cost, function and quality.
- Considering industry standards: PMI and PRINCE2.
- Structuring content for your software project plan
- Providing initial top-down estimates.
- Tasks and phases using a WBS.
- Realistic bottom-up estimates.
- Sequencing tasks into a network diagram.
- Constructing Gantt Charts to assess resource needs.
- Using your planto state resource needs.
- Effective work delegation.
- Reality check for your project plan
- Examine the plan before starting.
- Risk management project assessment.
- Team engagement in the planning process.
- Building certainty for your plan.
- Selling the plan to relevant stakeholders.
- From theoretical into practical.
- Foresee and detect early warning signs.
- Instill team commitment and managing communication.
- Day-to-day tracking and control.
- Assessing progress with milestones.
- Expect , detect , correct at each stage.
- The major stages and how they are related.
- Key events in each stage.
- The critical deliverables.
- Instillation of collaboration among technical teams.
- Ensuring participation.
- Empowering, inspiring and motivating team members.
- Embracing the accountability factor.
- Taking and accepting responsibility.
- Measuring software progress.
- Linking progress to success.
- Implementing change control.
- Principles of change.
- The details of change.
- Analyzing and controlling project risks.
- Changing and mitigating the risk profile.
- Planning for contingency.
- Closing the project: conclusions and recommendations.
- Sharpen your project management skills.
- Basics for continuous improvement for your organization.
Who Should Attend?
- Project managers
- Team leaders
- Business analysts. those new to running a software development project,
- Interested candidates looking forward to refreshing their knowledge of software project management techniques.