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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 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 Matteo C

Nov 21, 2020

Nice basic course, not so difficoult.

By German C

Apr 16, 2021

Really good and well laid out course

By Shanib P P I

Aug 19, 2020

I am learned a lot from this course.

By amr s

Oct 2, 2019

It's really helpful. Aus empfehlen

By Nishanth K

Oct 13, 2019


By Miguel H

Apr 8, 2021

the evaluate-per can be enhance

By Muhammad H D

Jul 13, 2020

thanks for offering that course

By Sakif A

Jul 1, 2020

Sound Quality was not good

By Ramiz B

Aug 9, 2019

Very well put together...

By meryem b

Feb 23, 2019

It was agreat experience.


Oct 19, 2020

Good Knowledgable course

By Nikita L

Aug 11, 2020

Short and a good course.

By Tim C

Jan 8, 2020

Brilliant introduction!

By Mannepalli Y

Jul 3, 2020

good course to learn

By Param A

May 9, 2021

Very Informative!!!


Jun 7, 2020

It is very useful


Jan 7, 2022

very good course

By Dr. B S R

May 27, 2020

Good experience

By Alp P

Oct 24, 2019

Very beneficial

By José B

Jan 2, 2019

Quite complete

By Madhumithra

Jul 7, 2020

It is useful

By Fabricio A C

Jun 23, 2019

Very good.


Nov 7, 2020

very good

By Ogbuokiri-Nduka C

Jul 13, 2020


By Shafikul I S

May 11, 2020

All good.