Introduction

PMI Accredited full-time intensive Estimating Software Projects Certification Training and Examination conducted by Vinsys IT Services in India and around the world.
Expert trainers, practice tests, real-life questions, interactive sessions and workshops conducted each month across various cities in India, Middle East, Australia, East Africa, Far East, APAC, and around the world.

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Overview of Estimating Software Projects Certification Training:

This module is designed to visualize the integrated approach to estimation. Participants will gain a sound understanding of software estimation & the importance of estimation in projects. One will learn the use & significance of various methods of estimation, s/w life cycle models & project phases, schedule estimation methods, phase wise breakup of efforts, estimation of resources & calendar time for each phase, overlapping of phases, best case / normal casein / worst case schedule, contingencies / risk / external factors considerations, cost estimation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain a sound understanding of software estimation and understand its importance in projects.
  • Learn the use and significance of various methods of estimation in line with software life cycle models and project phases.
  • Understand schedule estimation methods, phase wise breakup of efforts, estimation of resources and calendar time for each phase, overlapping of phases.
  • Cost estimation.

Process Group:

  • Planning

Knowledge Area:

  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Time Management
  • Project Cost Management

Prerequisite:

  • This course is designed for those who have some software project management knowledge. We recommend that participants have project management background or at least have worked in project environment.

Course Outline:

Day 1:

Introduction to Software Project Estimation:

  • To understand basic concepts of estimation & the importance of estimation in s/w projects.

Size and Effort Estimation:

  • To introduce various methods used for estimating size and efforts of the project. To study Function Point Analysis (FPA) method in detail. FPA calculation for case study project.

Day 2:

Schedule and Cost Estimation:

  • Software life cycle models and project phases Schedule estimation methods. Phase wise breakup of efforts. Estimation of resources and calendar time for each phase. Overlapping of phases. Best case / normal case / worst-case schedule.
    Contingencies / risk / external factors considerations. Cost estimation.

Schedule and Cost Estimation for case study project:

  • Enhance the spreadsheet to include phase wise breakup of efforts. Calculate schedule for each phase using factors listed above. Calculate cost for the project. Some practical considerations in estimation. Effect of conditions / dead lines imposed by client. Re estimation.

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