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Managing the Software Component of Projects

Participants will learn to better manage the software aspects of projects. They will learn practical tools and techniques for managing software development within a broader project context.


  • Recognizing and avoiding common software development pitfalls
  • Planning software-intensive projects
  • Performing make/buy decisions involving COTS software
  • Using estimating methods geared for software development
  • Recognizing and addressing the signals of scope creep
  • Measuring and tracking technical, schedule, and cost performance
  • Interfacing with hardware, systems engineering, and other project teams
  • Recognizing and complying with DoD requirements for software development

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Who should attend

Senior managers, project managers, business analysts, and technical professionals wanting to improve their project management skills.

Available at your location

Contact us now to set up this course to be delivered individually or as part of your certificate program at your location. Our subject matter experts will work with your company to customize a course or program to meet your specific needs.


Shreekant Agrawal, PhD; Michael Brenner; Chris Christensen, PMP; Nathaniel Crews, MBA, PMP; Tony Freeman, PhD; Leroy Hanneman; Rick Hefner, PhD; James Hines; Jim McGinnis; Steve McNamara; Ken Preston, DBA; Rob Renner; Dennis Schwarz; Michelle Selberg; Michael Sturgeon; Steve Wall; Doug Wood