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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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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 M

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.

By Dr P P P

Apr 25, 2020

Very Good Course for Engineers in Project Management!

By Junaid a

Dec 3, 2019

The experience of being a part of this great is great

By diego m

Dec 28, 2020

Nice course to start in the Project Management world

By Fatma H

Jun 7, 2020

Great Course , thanks a lot for this effort and work

By Michael R

May 14, 2019

I learned a lot in this class. thank you very much.

By Pankaj K

Apr 26, 2018

Very informative. Very well explained. A must learn.

By Nathan R

Apr 21, 2021

Great class with a solid foundation of information.

By Nikolay M M

Oct 3, 2020

An amazing course from which one can learn so much!

By John, P O

May 23, 2020

I enjoyed the course, the professors were friendly.

By Dr. S S

May 14, 2019

very well organized and easy to follow the material

By Murphy B L

Jun 30, 2020

An awesome course, and very relevant to my degree.


Jun 29, 2020

I enjoyed this program I am continuing with it🙌🏼

By Nada G

Sep 9, 2021

w​as very useful and the instructors were amazing

By tamim s

Aug 17, 2020

it was great. teachers were so good. learned alot

By Raghava H R

Apr 7, 2021

Great foundation course to learn project skills

By F G

Oct 17, 2020

Easy to understand and interesting instructors.