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PMR ENGINEERING COLLEGE

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING


MODEL EXAM -1
SUBJECT

: SOFTWARE PROJECT MANAGEMENT

SUBJECT CODE: IT2403

STAFF NAME: M.SHREE RANJINI

SEM : VIII

DURATION

MAXIMUM MARK: 100

: THREE HOUR

YEAR: IV

Answer ALL Questions


PART-A (10 x 2 = 20 Marks)
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What are the sub goals of Identify the project Scope and Objectives?
Explain feasibility study of SDLC with a sketch.
Distinguish between Strategic Assessment and Technical Assessment?
List the activities of Analyzing the Project Characteristic?
Define Project?
What do you understand by Payback Period?
What are called as Discounted Cash Flow Technique?
What is the use of Decision tree in risk evaluation?
What are the some units of measuring the size of the software?
What is the significance of a Project Risk Matrix? Give Example.
PART - B (80 marks)

11 a) i) Explain the Activities of the following


(12 Mark)
i) Allocate Resources
ii) Identify Activity Risk
iii)Review/publicize plan
iv) Estimate Effort for each activity
ii) Explain Activities of Identify Project Infrastructure (4 Mark)
(Or)

b) i) Identify the Action that could prevent each of the following Risk from materializing or could
reduce the impact if it occurs
(8 Mark)
i) A key member of the team leaving
ii) Introducing a new version of the operating system that has errors in it.
iii) A disk containing copies of the most up to date version of the software under
development being corrupted
iv) Government changes the tax to the VAT should be calculated in an order
processing system development
ii) Explain Activities of Analyze Project Characteristics
(8 Mark)
12 a) Explain in detail the cost benefit Evaluation Technique and its methods with example (16 Mark)
(Or)
b) i) Explain why discounted cash flow technique provide better criteria for project selection that

net profit or return on investment. Justify your answer?

ii) Discuss about Risk planning and control

(8 Mark)

(8 Mark)

13a) Explain system development life cycle (SDLC) in detail with a neat sketch of all the phases? (16 Mark)
(Or)

b) i) What is Risk evaluation? Explain the use of Decision tree in it?

(8 Mark)

ii) Describe Cash Flow Forecasting and its application in Projects?

(8 Mark)

14 a) Discuss the activities of Project Evaluation. Give Example.


(Or)
b) i) Explain Strategic Assessment Vs Technical Assessment
ii) Explain the Contract Management

(16 Mark)
(8 Mark)
(8 Mark)

15 a) Draw a neat Sketch of Stepwise project planning Activities and explain activities of project products and
Activities
(16 Mark)
(Or)
b) Explain Cost Benefit Analysis and Management Control Cycle of SDLC in detail.

(16 Mark)