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CS615 Assignment No 03 Solution & Discussion Due Date:01-08-2016

CS615 - Software Project Management Assignment no. 3 Solution Spring 2016 Due Date Aug 01, 2016

 Assignment No. 03


Total Marks: 10

Semester: Spring 2016 

Software Project Management (CS615)

Due Date: 1st  August








_   To understand the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) concepts and its techniques

_   To enhance the communication and presentation skill






Important Note:





You will have to record a      video file (audio as well as video)     for making the assignment read the following

instructions carefully.





Instructions for the assignment preparation:




       You are required to make a presentation file (.ppt or .pptx) for your assignment solution

       Presentation will consist of maximum of 4 – 5 slides

       First slide will contain student name and ID

       Remaining slides will contain the solution of the assignment

       You have to formally present your assignment with proper dress code and have to record the video of your


       You can use any video recording facility such as web cam, camera, mobile phone or etc. for recording of

your presentation (See the tutorial “Tips for Recording Videos.mp4” available at download section of VULMS).

       In first slide, you will speak your name and ID, and in remaining slides, you will be required to explain

your solution. 

       Your introduction and explanation should not take more than 4 to 5 minutes

       After recording of your presentation, you have to convert your video in “.3gp” format using any video

conversion tool to reduce the size of the video file. (See the tutorial “Video Compression.mp4” available

 at download section of VULMS)

       After converting the video in .3gp format, review your file to verify that audio and video are properly


       Install  VLC  media  player  to  view  your  compressed  video  before  uploading  on  VU-LMS.  You  can

download VLC from http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html          .

       It is preferable to use English in your presentation in case of reluctance you can also use Urdu language.

       Note that you will record your presentation standing in front of camera. 




Uploading instructions:




Please  view  the  Assignment  Submission  Process  document  provided  to  you  by  the  Virtual  University  for uploading assignments.




_   Compress your video file and presentation file using any compression tool like WINZIP or WINRAR

_   Save your assignment with your ID (e.g. bc020200786.rar)_

_   Make sure that size of assignment file should not exceed 30 MB

_   No assignment will be accepted through email.




Weightage of Assignment:




       This assignment has 5% weightage of your overall marks in CS615.  






Rules for Marking:




It should be clear that your assignment will not get any credit if:




_   The assignment is submitted after due date.

_   In assignment file the student name with vu student id is not mentioned

_   The submitted assignment does not open or file is corrupted.





Question: Consider a scenario where an organization wants to use Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) tools such

they can control the activities like management, procurement, installation and software development. What is the foremost reason that WBS is known as a mandatory management tool? Make a list of four WBS tools and explain them.





_             Be precise in your answer. Write in your own words according to the problem statement. Don’t write

unnecessary or irrelevant information it will mark zero.

_             Do  not  put  any  query  on  MDB  related  to  assignment,  if  you  have  any  query  then  email  at






Your assignment must be uploaded on VULMS on or before Monday 1st  August 2016.

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Replies to This Discussion

WBS Tools.

Microsoft Project
Ghant Chart

>ms excel,ms word,timeline chart

these aren't tools

Dear friends, WBS Tools are MS excel,word,project, org chart diagramming tool (visio, etc) and Specialized commercial apps. Remember in Prayers and enjoy..............

Please dont joke  naveed

Then which are tools??????????

– Program Evaluation and Review Techniques (PERT)
– Critical Path Method (CPM)
– Timeline charts
– Gantt charts

Open handouts and read before posting stupid solutions.

Dear All

Please share Solution 

Tools & Techniques of WBS : 

There are only two tools and Techniqs of WBS


Expert Judgement

(Read the Session 5.4.2 of PBMOK 5 ) and Complete Session 5.4

For Detail find the file attached

If any one need full PMBOK5 let me know i will share the link



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