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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 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 Shweta S

Aug 23, 2018

This course was really informative and useful.

By Rowan W

Mar 6, 2018

Very comprehensive with practical assignments.

By Giovanna C

May 23, 2020

Excellent course. I strongly recommend it!!!

By Saurabh K

Sep 2, 2019

good course for the budding project managers.

By Lynne L V

Aug 13, 2018

Very good introduction to project management.

By Cabdiwahab m

Sep 30, 2020

it was very valuable courses and interesting

By Mahtab A

Sep 15, 2020

It was awesome to learn with good management

By Arsha K J

Jul 26, 2020

i like the course very much. its very useful

By Farhadhasan L J

Jun 8, 2020

It thought me how to work with organization


May 30, 2020

thank you soomuch for showing and guiding me

By Roman G

Oct 30, 2019

The course is really thought out and clear !

By Estefan�a M O

Sep 27, 2020

Amazing course. I learned too much. Thanks.


Jul 8, 2020

excellent overview on how to start as a pro

By Eder N Q R

Jul 3, 2020

Great course. It explains all the essential

By Htun O

Jun 10, 2020

I enjoy every single lessons in every week.

By Jignesh J

Jun 9, 2020

Excellent very useful and knowledge gaining


May 10, 2020

Excellent course, clear, and well defined.

By Nariman N

Mar 23, 2019

Very good experiment. I'm very satisfied !

By Julio J

Jul 12, 2018

One of the best Project managment on line.

By Atanu S

May 25, 2020

Very effective course. Thanks to COURSERA

By Rami A

Aug 5, 2018

Great course, case study is very helpful!

By Desmond P

Mar 16, 2021

It was an awesome experience, thank you.

By Syed N

Nov 16, 2020

this course increase a lot of our skills

By Alba J Z J

May 23, 2020

Excellent and very well organized course

By sumit m

Apr 4, 2020

Very Interactive and easy to understand.