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About the Course

The goal of the course is to give you the tools to initiate a project plan, manage both stakeholders and relationships, organize their team, develop a project charter, and build a business case for a project. By the end of this course you will be able to: - Perform a project assessment using information from previous projects and lessons learned - Identify key deliverables based on business requirements while managing customer expectations - Perform a stakeholder analysis and create a management plan - Analyze and develop a project organization - Create a project charter - Explain the business case for a project and calculate Net Present Value - Inform stakeholders of the charter and ensure all parties know the deliverables and expectations As part of the course, you will prepare organization charts, create a Stakeholder Register, and write a Project Charter based on an engineering project in a provided Case Study. The Stakeholder Register will outline the key parties to the project, their concerns and how you will manage their expectations. Your Project Charter will provide the key guidance your team needs to understand the scope, requirements and purpose for the project. All of this will position you for initiating and planning your first project and/or understanding how you can maximize your contributions on your next project team. Rice Center for Engineering Leadership is a Registered Education Provider through the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. Learners who complete this course on the Certificate track will be awarded 12 hours of Profession Development Units. These are recognized by PMI for continuing education or can be applied toward the 35 hours of education required for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification. PMI and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc....

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Sep 03, 2020

Curso de inicial de la especialización de Project Management. Un buen curso para aproximarse al mundo de la gestión de proyecto de manera sencilla y didáctica.\n\nMuy buen nivel del profesorado.


Aug 28, 2020

This course will give in-depth knowledge of project management. Peer-graded assignments will help us a lot to think in other ways how others will proceed and learn from their assignments too.

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By Alba J Z J

May 23, 2020

Excellent and very well organized course


Apr 04, 2020

Very Interactive and easy to understand.

By Manuel V

Mar 23, 2020

Good introduction to Project Management!

By Daniel O

May 06, 2018

Great addition to any engineering career

By Michael P

Aug 24, 2020

Good introductory content for PM folks.

By Warona M

Aug 11, 2020

A very Excellent and Informative Course

By Pradyuman S

Jul 18, 2020

Very good course for project management

By Ysmashewa T

Jul 17, 2020

Very clear and and easy to learn course

By Muhammad H O

Jun 28, 2019

Excellent course for enhancing skillset

By Haydee B

Oct 01, 2020

Great! I learned a lot in this course.

By Brania N M P

May 16, 2020

The most insightful MOOC regarding PMI

By Uzair A

Apr 20, 2020

Great way to initiate project learning


Apr 28, 2020

Good course, thank you for the effort

By Akshay A H

Apr 24, 2020

It's very good course. I learn a lot.

By Ahmed M H M

Apr 19, 2020

Fantastic and interducer is very good


Apr 17, 2020

most useful course with great faculty

By Jamshaid a

May 14, 2019

Best course for project Management...

By Muhammad A A

Oct 30, 2019

The course was designed excellently.


Jul 07, 2020

It was a great learning experience!

By Ernesto D M

Apr 22, 2019

Very good and interesting course!!!

By Jainie M

Aug 21, 2020

Love the content. Very informative

By Noe A M

Aug 10, 2020

Thanks for all the professors help

By Zohreh H

Dec 01, 2019

Great course with helpful material

By Adlen D

Aug 18, 2020

Amazing experience, long journey!

By Samar F A T

Jul 03, 2020

Very Good experience. Thankyou!!!