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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....

Top reviews

Sep 2, 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 27, 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 Thirumuru P

Jul 21, 2020

It is very useful to me.I have learned a lot from this course.


May 6, 2020

Very much interesting course. Assignments are really engaging.

By wicken A

Apr 27, 2020

Perfect and very objective, I will continue in other 2 courses

By Arturo G C N

Mar 5, 2020

Really nice to build strong foundations in project management.

By Abdul W

Sep 27, 2020

Coursera is an Amazing educational platform for the learners.

By Irfan A

Jun 9, 2019

Have gotten meaningful skills and knowledge from this course.


Jul 27, 2019

great course to understand the basics of project management.

By T H R

Apr 18, 2020

a useful course with excellent professors and teaching plan

By Muhammad H

Nov 7, 2019

I am very happy, as I have learned some new planning tools.

By Amogelang S

Aug 31, 2021

I enjoyed the course, short videos straight to the point.


Jun 15, 2020

Thank you so much I learned more than what I was thinking

By Suriya N ( R - R

Jul 23, 2021

Great course training for Engineering Project Management


Dec 4, 2020

Gained good knowledge on Project Initiation and Planning

By Viral W

Jun 1, 2020

Good learning experience and many insights have learned.

By venu b

Jul 28, 2020

Excellent course necessary for all engineering students

By christian j

Jun 29, 2020

Great learning experience for continuing professionals.


Jun 6, 2020

I really enjoy this course. Very intuitive and engaging

By JuanPablo G A

Nov 7, 2019

I like the course all the videos and material are clear


Mar 19, 2019

Thoroughly enjoyed this..... From beginning to end.....

By Mrityunjay K J

May 15, 2021

It's good for project management.

Helpful in my career.

By Luis M

Nov 22, 2020

This course add a great value in my carrier. Excellent

By Jalal I M I

Feb 28, 2020

very good and learn how to practice project management


Jan 7, 2021

Las herramientas que ofrecen son demasiado versatiles

By Eliezer D

Nov 17, 2020

Very informative course for aspiring project managers

By Aswin A

Oct 4, 2020

It was really helpful. Looking forward to learn more.