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Unit I Part A 1. Define Project 2. What are the activities involved in the project management? 3.

State the importance of Software Project Management. 4. List out the characteristics of software projects. 5. Differentiate between software projects and other projects. 6. What are the different categories of software projects? 7. What are the activities involved in the management? 8. Why objectives need to be set? 9. Expand SMART and explain. 10.Who is a stakeholder? 11.Discuss on the different types of stakeholders. 12.When measures of effectiveness can be applied in the project? 13.What is Theory of W? 14.What is a business case? 15.Give an example for Business case 16.What are the different requirements that should be included in requirement specification document? Part B 17.Explain the various activities involved in software project management. 18.What problems managers and team members face with software projects? 19.Write notes on objectives. 20.Illustrates the typical sequence of software development activities recommended in the international standard ISO 12207 21.Explain the Stepwise Project Planning. 22.Explain the product breakdown structure with example. 23.Explain the product flow diagram Unit II Part A 1. 2. 3. 4. State the importance of cash flow forecasting. What do you mean by technical assessment? Write a note on Strategic assessment of a project. Define Pay Back period and ROI

5. How will you differentiate Programme manager and Project manager? 6. Mention the purpose of using decision trees in risk evaluation. 7. How benefits are quantified? 8. What are the two steps of cost-benefit analysis? 9. How individual projects are evaluated? 10. What is cash flow forecasting? 11.What is the difference between NPV & IRR? 12.Disadvantages of NPV & IRR 13.Write note on Risk ranking. 14.What are the steps involved in cost benefit analysis? 15.Define programme. 16.How feasibility study of a programme is done? 17.What is a blueprint? 18.What is project portfolio? 19.Write the formula for finding NPV. 20.Define risk profile analysis. Part B 21.What is risk evaluation? Explain. 22.Explain the cost benefit evaluation techniques involved in a project. 23.Explain the different types of programmes. 24.Explain the steps of creating a programme 25.Write notes on Benefit management. 26. Explain the different types of benefits Unit III 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. What is free float? Define risk. List out the categories of risk. How risks are classified? What is the difference between CPM and PERT? What are the steps followed in CPM to find the critical path? List the rules for constructing a precedence network. Explain the three approaches to identify the activities that make up a project. 9. Give an account on forward pass and backward pass with an example. 10.Elucidate the framework for dealing with risk management. 11.Discuss in detail the activity-on-arrow networks. 12.State the objectives of activity planning.

13.What are the approaches to identify risk? 14.List the elements of planning activity. 15.Explain the levels of activity based approach. 16.Differentiate between Activity on node and Activity on arrow. 17.Differentiate between brainstorming & checklist. 18.Write the formula for Risk Exposure and Risk Reduction Leverage. 19.Explain the factors involved in risk planning. Unit IV Part A questions 1. Why monitoring and controlling is needed in project management? 2. In what ways plans can deviate. 3. How frequent monitoring and controlling take place? 4. What are the different categories of reporting? 5. Write notes on Project reporting structure. 6. How project progress is assessed? 7. Where & how traffic light method is used? 8. Write the advantages of using Ball chart and Timeline chart. 9. Why cost monitoring is needed? 10.What is Earned Value Analysis? 11.What are the techniques used in allocating the earned value to the activities? 12.Write the formulas used for finding CV, SV, CPI, SPI.. 13.What are the different types of software package? 14.What are the services to be provided with the software under contract? 15.How contracts are classified based on the payment? 16.How contracts are classified based on tendering process? 17.What is the process of evaluating a proposal? 18.List the role of configuration librarian? 19.Who has ownership of the software when the development work is contracted out? 20.What are the strategies used to make the project on target? 21.Define activity with no free float. 22.List the steps involved in risk reporting. Part B questions 23.Illustrate the different methods of presenting a picture of the project and its future.

24.Describe about prioritizing monitoring. 25.Explain the strategies used in getting the project back to target 26.Explain the change control procedure. 27.Explain the process of evaluating a proposal? 28.Discuss in detail about various types of contract and the stages in contract placement 29.Explain the typical terms in the contract document 30.Write notes on invitation to tender. Unit V Part A 1. 2. 3. 4. Write the basic stages of team development. What do you mean by organizational behaviour? What is Theory X of attitude and Theory Y of attitude? List the objectives of productive way of doing manual tasks suggested by Taylor. 5. Differentiate between structured and unstructured decision making. 6. What are the advantages of group decision making? 7. What are the disadvantages of group decision making? 8. What is risky shift? 9. Differentiate between formal and informal organizational structures. 10.What are the different styles of leadership? 11.Define the positional leadership power. 12.Define the personal leadership power. 13.What do you mean by departmentalization? 14.Define the factors of Oldham-Hackman characteristics model. 15.List the difference between piece rate and day rate. 16.Differentiate job enrichment and job enlargement. 17.Differentiate between suitable and Eligible candidate. Part B 18.Discuss the training needs of the team members. 19.Discuss the need of motivation. 20.Who are the different types of people in a team? 21.How group tasks are categorized? Explain. 22.What are the mental obstacles to good decision making? 23.Explain the measures to reduce the disadvantages of group decision making. 24.Explain the Delphi technique. 25.What are the reasons for increase in stress?

26.Describe the procedure for selecting a right person for the job. 27.Explain the various motivational theories. 28.Explain the expectancy theory of motivation. 29.What are the various stages of team working? How is a group performance measured? Explain. 30.Discuss in detail the decision making process. 31.Elucidate on leadership. 32.Explain the different organizational structures. 33.Write note on Health & Safety.