If you hv been asked to provide an automation plan with the dates of completion of deifferent activities, what will be the points to cover in plan.
Any sample plan wud be a grt help.
Consider you hv total 150 test cases to automate and you decided to do it in 3 phases of 50 testcases in each phase.
Try to identify the priority of the scripts and automate each script from 3 different priority cases (low,medium,high) . then you will come up with a number of hours spent on each priority.
apart from that add 15 -20 buffer time(this might be for environment issues, resources training, ... )
i hope the pre-requites(application support for automation, selection of right candidates(scripts)) has already been done.
when things gets harder ,the harder gets going
Why don't you post in Automated testing forum? i believe where you can get more inputs rather than here.
i have never seen bugs sleeping