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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 Rubén D M R

Jul 21, 2021

Excelente Curso, al final queda el gusto de seguir aprendiendo, gracias a todos.

By Narasimha P S

Aug 4, 2021

Great course, informative and easy to follow with case study based assignments.

By Emmanuel E

Nov 20, 2020

Great lecture and introduction to understand what goes into managing a project.

By Dileepa C .

Feb 14, 2021

Great course.

This course gives an in-depth knowledge of project management.


Aug 24, 2020

I learned a lot from the course and it will definitely help me for my master

By Muhammad J H

Jun 30, 2020

Good course for beginners. It will build basic concept of project management.

By Mohit G

Jun 7, 2020

it is very helpful for a mechanical engineer like me to search for new scope.

By Franciana L T

Apr 2, 2018

Excelent course! Easy to follow and helpful for who is beginning the carreer.

By Hannah L B

Oct 23, 2020

I really like making the homeworks since it encapsulates all the learnings.

By Neeraj S

Aug 17, 2020

Kudos to the instructor duos for wonderful teaching. Thanks for the course.


Jul 25, 2020

Es una gran oportunidad para empezar en el mundo de la gestión de proyectos

By Denisse A G C

Jul 1, 2020

Great course, the videos are not boring and the activities are challenging.

By Natalia G A

May 22, 2020

Es un excelente curso para aprender sobre gestión de proyecto en ingeniería

By Esteban G R

Nov 30, 2020

Excellent course, of great help for careers focused on project management.


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By Faheem A

Apr 28, 2020

A comprehensive course to with in field of Engineering Project Management.

By Lilandra D

Aug 31, 2020

Very informative with engaging content. I thoroughly enjoyed this course!

By Mario A C T

Aug 16, 2020

Excellent material and instructors, specially recommended for engineers.


May 22, 2020

A very good introduction to Project management: Initiating and Planning.

By Dane F

May 25, 2020

Very useful as an entry to project management as a stand alone disciple

By Kelvin F

Mar 16, 2020

Great material and presentation of initiating and planning experiences.

By Georgina L

Sep 4, 2020

Amazing course, full of formative assignments and appropriate lessons.

By Shahbaz C

Jun 18, 2020

Excellent course to learn about the fundamentals of Project Management

By Mehmet C K

Dec 16, 2020

thank you so much i learn a lot of this about the project managements

By Emmanuel V

Jun 16, 2020

Great Course. It has helped me learn the basics of project management