CS615 Assignment 1 Solution and Discussion


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    Re: CS615 Assignment 1 Solution and Discussion

    Assignment No. 01
    Semester: Spring 2020
    CS615 Software Project Management
    Total Marks: 20

    Due Date: 30-May-20

    Assignment no. 1 covers Lec#1 to Lec#6.

    Objectives of Assignment:

    • You will learn the project and its management activities.

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    Assignment

    Question No 1: 20 Marks

    Success of any project depends on excellent management. You are required to identify the name of management activity against the activity description given in the following table and write in the respective column.

    Name of Management Activities:

    1. Organization
    2. Planning
    3. Controlling
    4. Monitoring
    5. Innovations
    6. Staffing
    7. Representation
    8. Directing
    Name Description
    Fundamental management function, which involves deciding beforehand, what is to be done.
    Process of identifying and grouping work to be performed, defining and delegating responsibilities for the purpose of enabling people to work.
    Select right people for the right job. Misfit people should not be inducted.
    Output are versatile in nature. So kind of directions, guidance and training required.
    Ensuring that activities are going according to the plan, within the budget limit and according to the specification.
    Taking appropriate measures to remove all the obstacles which are effecting the pace and progress of the project.
    Introducing new ideas and apply new technology.
    Who so over are the users? What you have developed, product or facility. Make sure that is as per the requirements.

    Question No 2

    Project Management is accomplished through the use of the processes. Match the following list of the process groups with the below mentioned description in the table.

    1. Execution Process Group
    2. Planning Process Group
    3. Monitoring Process Group
    4. Initiating Process Group
    Name of Process Group Description
    Define process groups and established authority. Who is made responsible and authorized to start the project activity.
    Define objectives and plans. Realize that objectives are realistic and achievable. Any value added and ease for the user and organization.
    All the inputs, equipment, machinery and instruction set all these things to be assembled.
    A process should deduct and identify the obstacles and provide best alternatives.

    Note: you are required to watch video lessons and consult handouts to solve this assignment.

    Deadline: Your assignment must be uploaded/submitted on or before


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    Q.1 Solution:

    Name Description
    Planning Fundamental management function, which involves deciding beforehand, what is to be done.
    Origination Process of identifying and grouping work to be performed, defining and delegating responsibilities for the purpose of enabling people to work.
    Staffing Select right people for the right job. Misfit people should not be inducted.
    Directing Output are versatile in nature. So kind of directions, guidance and training required.
    Monitoring Ensuring that activities are going according to the plan, within the budget limit and according to the specification.
    Controlling Taking appropriate measures to remove all the obstacles which are effecting the pace and progress of the project.
    Innovations Introducing new ideas and apply new technology.
    Representation Who so over are the users? What you have developed, product or facility. Make sure that is as per the requirements.

    Q. 2 Solution:

    1. Execution Process Group
    2. Planning Process Group
    3. Monitoring Process Group
    4. Initiating Process Group
    Name of Process Group Description
    Execution Process Group Define process groups and established authority. Who is made responsible and authorized to start the project activity.
    Initiating Process Group Define objectives and plans. Realize that objectives are realistic and achievable. Any value added and ease for the user and organization.
    Planning Process Group All the inputs, equipment, machinery and instruction set all these things to be assembled.
    Monitoring Process Group A process should deduct and identify the obstacles and provide best alternatives.


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