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Software
P
roject

Management

Continuous Assessment

1

Semester II 2012/2013


Due Date:
3
rd
November

2012

@
22:00



OVERVIEW

The continuous assessment for this module is designed to provide you with an opportunity to
establish your
own
view
s on
how
one of the listed topics influences

Project Management
.





The continuous assessment work for this module constitutes
50
% of your overall marks for the
module.
This assessment is worth
2
0
%

of the overall end of year module mark.
The
assessment will be marked out of 100% and weighted in the overall calculation of the module
marks. Each part of the assessment is assigned a p
roportion of these marks.

ASSESSMENT

Description

You are required to write a report on one of the topics listed below
. You ca
n, if you
so
wish
,

select your own topic

but this needs to be cleared with me to determine if
the topic is a suitable subject. Once you have decided on a topic email me.




Con
tent management systems as a communications support tool in project
management



Managing software projects using non
-
tradi
tional methodologies



Software project failure



Managing risk on knowledge management projects



Using six sigma for software project management



The capabi
lity maturity model as a tool

on software projects



The use of technology in supporting project manag
e
ment



Managing knowledge management projects



Project management on ERP projects



The use of PRINCE 2 as a methodology on software projects



Project management on knowledge management projects



Managing quality

on software projects



Mana
ging processes to develop cos
t and schedule estimates on information
technology projects


You must submit a written report
which is your own work
.
You are expected to perform
research and you should support your work through references where possible.
You

may use
Google Scholar

and

Zotero
to assist in creating correctly formed references.



DELIVERABLES

The

key deliverable

is a typed report between
2
,0
00 and
3
,0
00
words in length, in a Microsoft
Word format. You must include a correctly formatted bibliography using the Harvard reference
format.



Please Note:

1.

Assignments submitted after the due date will be marked on a sliding scale of lateness,
unless
a valid rea
son exists and has been made known to the lecturer before the deadline.

2.

Unfair practice is a very serious offence in the DIT and you must acknowledge any material
used by including a referenced bibliography in any reports you produced
.

3.

The Harvard refere
ncing scheme is the preferred scheme.

4.

Assignments must be submitted via
email
to
cosuilleabhain@gmail.com


SUBMISSION OF ASSIGNMENT



You must submit one MS Word Document file for the assignment



Marking
Scheme:


Evaluation Headings

Evaluation Criteria

Marks


Software
P
roject

Management

Continuous Assessment

1

Semester II 2012/2013


Due Date:
3
rd
November

2012

@
22:00



Literature review

Review relevant literature demonstrating
sufficient background reading

& research


2
0

Evaluation

of chosen
technology

Sufficient
Analysis Demonstrated, relevance of
characteristics included
. Understanding and
ability to articulate the
subject matter

area
.


3
0

Critical Analysis

C
ritical analysis shown
in review of material,
showing original thinking and support for ideas
from seminal sources.

3
0


Quality of Report
Authorship

Quality of report, Structure, Content,
Bibliography

2
0



Total

100