SKILL BENCHMARK

Software Project Management Awareness

  • 25m
  • 25 questions
The Software Project Management Awareness benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to software project management concepts. You will be evaluated on the software development lifecycle, agile project management, stakeholder management, and project meetings. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have an understanding of key software project management terminology and concepts.

Topics covered

  • compare different Agile methodologies and frameworks
  • compare the benefits and features of traditional project management against Agile project management
  • compare traditional projects to Agile projects
  • describe how the Agile process applies to project management and how it is different from the waterfall method
  • describe how the roles and responsibilities matrix can be used to specify ownership of project activities among team members
  • describe how to manage and run an effective team meeting
  • describe key concepts related to Agile project management
  • describe key concepts related to traditional project management
  • describe the Agile process and how it applies to project management
  • describe the components of a scope statement and how to create it
  • describe the key processes involved in managing stakeholders for project success
  • describe the manager's role in a self-organizing team
  • describe the purpose of common types of meetings
  • describe the scrum master role and its responsibilities in a self-organizing Scrum team
  • describe the steps involved in the basic Agile project management process
  • describe the various types of Agile team meetings
  • describe useful software project management data analysis metrics and how they can be effectively used to monitor and control the project
  • identify deliverables in the software development life cycle (SDLC) and recognize frequently used concepts and important terms in software development
  • identify the roles and responsibilities of Agile team members
  • identify the roles and responsibilities of key team members within a software project team
  • illustrate using an example how Scrum is best suited for software development and recognize the benefits of the Scrum approach to Agile development
  • recognize key terms related to Agile software development
  • recognize roles and responsibilities on typical software development teams
  • recognize the importance of stakeholders in a project
  • recognize the key challenges faced when recruiting key talent for a software project

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