Software Projects Estimation Workshop
Learn the art of estimating software size, efforts, time and cost to make firm commitments and deliver on it.
About the program
- High degree of uncertainty and availability of limited information in the beginning, make the estimation of projects in any field risky, challenging and equally exciting . It is even more challenging in software field. If estimations are not properly done, the complete project becomes struggle for project manager and its team.
- Therefore it is not only important to pick up the right methodology for estimation but also use it accurately so that appropriate commitment can be made and a quality software can be delivered on time and within budget.
- This workshop focuses on four (WBS, Function Point Analysis, Use Case Points & Story Points) estimation methodologies.You will learn the estimation using these methodologies and their merits & demerits. Post this training participants will able to choose right methodology for their projects and use it accurately to estimate.
Watch this recorded video of a free webinar on Function Point Estimate
Answer to the question asked during free webinar – You may get answers to some of your questions
What is covered in the workshop?
Overview of estimation in software
Techniques in software estimation
Overview of FPA, WBS, UCP, Story Points
Let’s Understand estimation methodology
Understand WBS Estimates
Understand Use Case Points Estimates
Understand Story Points Estimates
Under Function Points Estimates
Type of count, scope, boundary
Counting data and transaction functionn
Calculating Un-adjusted function points
Calculate function points
Let’s Estimate a software development case
Estimating using WBS
Estimating using Use Case Points
Estimating using Story Points
Estimating using Function Points
A Comparative study of WBS, Use Case, Story Point and FPA
Understanding pros and cons of all the methodologies
Understanding parameters for selecting the right methodology
Examining the requirements document
Defining scope and boundaries
Estimating using WBS, Use Case, Story Point and FPA
Who should attend?
Professionals involved in estimation and client negotiations.
Vivek Prakash, Founder and Chief Consultant, pmwares is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with more than 20 years of experience. Passionate about project management – train, coach and mentor project managers and senior managers to excel in project management and employ best practices. He provides advisory services to corporate for building strong project management capability, develop robust project management processes, setup effective project management systems and support managers on the job for implementation. He is a member & an active PMI volunteer since 2003 and blogger for global PMI blog blogs.pmi.org.
You can know more about Vivek Prakash on linkedin and connect with him.
Read his blog on pmwares: pmwares blog
Read his blog on PMI: blogs.pmi.org
Schedule & Venue
6th & 7th December, 2014
9:30 am to 5:30 pm
(Exact venue coming soon)
Full 2 days of professional workshop on software estimation
Includes morning/evening tea/coffee & lunch
Software Estimation Workshop Handouts
Guidance to overcome challenges you may face during estimating your projects
Certificate of 16 hours of training in Software Estimation
Register by 21st Nov, 2014 at Rs.5,700/-
Register by 28th Nov, 2014 at Rs.5,400/–
Register after 28th Nov, 2014 at Rs.6,000/-
(Fee is inclusive of taxes)