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
You will have to record a video file (audio as well as video) for making the assignment read the following
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 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.
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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>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.
Please share Solution
Tools & Techniques of WBS :
There are only two tools and Techniqs of WBS
(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