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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.

Muy buen nivel del profesorado.


Aug 20, 2017

Great course. Would recommend it for engineers who have collected relevant engineering experience and look for whats next in their career. Looking forward to attend the other modules as well.

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By Ahmad K

Dec 19, 2017

Very Interesting and usefull


Dec 17, 2020

good course to learn basics

By Mark D

Oct 4, 2020

Very informative course :)

By Ronald K T

Jul 6, 2021

very good, very detailed.

By Godwill F M

Sep 5, 2020

Interesting and enjoyable


Jul 5, 2020

Nicely designed course!!!

By Rose M R

Dec 4, 2020

Very informative course.

By Efraim J R B O

Sep 20, 2020

Good Learning Materials!

By Nariño d j R M

Jul 28, 2020

the course is very good.

By Prashant R

Sep 29, 2019

Nice learning experience

By shahriar s

Aug 26, 2018

Perfect and very useful,

By eli m

Aug 6, 2018

good course learned alot

By Motuma M

Dec 27, 2021

Very interesting course


Jan 13, 2021

it was awesome learning


Dec 8, 2020

the course is fantastic

By NirmalBro

Mar 11, 2019

Great one to start with

By Tharindu L S J

Jul 29, 2021

This course is Awesome


Dec 23, 2021

nice course structure


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By Tusingwiire M A

Dec 28, 2020

Great lessons learnt

By Harish C

Sep 13, 2020

Its very impressive!

By Naveed K

Mar 28, 2020

Beautifully Designed

By Olamide A

Jan 31, 2019

Enjoyed the training

By Shadrack B

Jan 31, 2023

Well written course

By Dilanka M

Oct 11, 2020

Thank you very much