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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 28, 2017

Very good course! Dynamic and very well structured. I totally recommend, it provides you notions of all aspects involving the first two stage of project. I look forward doing the other parts.

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By James b M

Feb 27, 2022

this is really helped providing more knowledge in the area of project management

By Joshua A

Nov 26, 2021

p​roject management principles well spelt out in this introductory course......

By Kasule B J

Aug 23, 2019

great learning experience for a person who has started out with online courses

By Shoaib A

Apr 15, 2019

great source of learning online this course for clear basic concept of pmp


Sep 10, 2020

A very useful course and gives us valuabe information project management

By Basit K

Jun 7, 2021

Voice problem ,,, one of the teacher voice is very slows and not clear

By Ahsan R

Aug 14, 2020

The course is well designed but the voice quality is very low!

By guillermo c

Apr 20, 2020

the exponents' experience is incredible, richer the course

By Erandi B K H

Aug 11, 2020

Well organized course. Really learnt a lot from this


Jun 21, 2020

I would be more appreciated, if it was more detailed

By Lin G

Jun 18, 2017

Very good course for project management beginners.

By Saurabh j

Jun 4, 2020

good couse well information gain in this course

By Sudarshan A J

Dec 21, 2020

best course for learning the project managment

By Swastika P

Nov 11, 2021

thank you, it was a great learning experience


Aug 2, 2020

IT IS My good experience to learn this course

By liz a

Apr 7, 2019

it seems really interesting. and to the point

By Noah S

Feb 14, 2020

A bit dry but informative and not difficult.

By Jean D R S

Sep 23, 2021

los foros deberian ser agrupados por idioma

By Priyadarshini T

May 30, 2020

Good Learning Course with assignments made

By Michel O

Aug 30, 2017

The grading rubric should be more specific

By Leo E G

Sep 10, 2018

Good course but it goes a little bit slow

By Chihwei y

Aug 17, 2017

This course is excellent and worthy to ta

By Valeria M

Nov 3, 2020

El curso se encuentra bien estructurado.

By Kamlesh B

May 16, 2020

The course is very much PMI PMP centric.


Apr 28, 2019

Great content and challenging projects!