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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

BM

Aug 29, 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.

SR

Aug 21, 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 Muhammad H S

Aug 23, 2019

good

By Arthur J

Sep 17, 2019

A very challenging and demanding course. The key concepts are well addressed. Looking forward to the next course in Project Management Specialization

By Saurabh K

Sep 02, 2019

good course for the budding project managers.

By Prashant R

Sep 29, 2019

Nice learning experience

By Ahmad u R

Sep 30, 2019

It was a very good experience to follow this course on Engg. Project Management. I really enjoyed the course.

By Pranav K

Oct 09, 2019

Good Content

By Muhammad U

Oct 11, 2019

This course has helped me building my project management skills to a next level. The course content, instructors and the learning environment is phenomenal. I would urge everyone to complete this course and move towards specialization.

By Roman G

Oct 30, 2019

The course is really thought out and clear !

By Muhammad A A

Oct 30, 2019

The course was designed excellently.

By AJINKYA W

Nov 03, 2019

excellent course.

By ABDO A

Nov 03, 2019

a great course

By Muhammad H

Nov 07, 2019

I am very happy, as I have learned some new planning tools.

By Patricia D C J G

Nov 05, 2019

Excelente!

By JuanPablo G A

Nov 07, 2019

I like the course all the videos and material are clear

By Zohreh H

Dec 01, 2019

Great course with helpful material

By Junaid a

Dec 03, 2019

The experience of being a part of this great is great

By José B

Jan 02, 2019

Quite complete

By meryem b

Feb 23, 2019

It was agreat experience.

By Leo E G

Sep 10, 2018

Good course but it goes a little bit slow

By Mauricio P

Nov 05, 2018

Good, comprehensive course. Gives fundamental knowledge regarding proejct management, aimed towards the generation of main project management deliverables. Requires PMBOK for optimal performance, although it is not mandatory.

By Lavinia R S

Feb 01, 2018

Its a good course to understand the basic concepts of Project Management. I feel that for some of the deliverable documents they go a little fast but once again is good to have a basic understand to be able to go deeper on your own.

By Lin G

Jun 18, 2017

Very good course for project management beginners.

By Chihwei y

Aug 18, 2017

This course is excellent and worthy to ta

By Manjunath V A

Aug 13, 2017

Nice Introduction of Project Management. Good to enrol in the course for those who wants to attend PMP certification.

By Michel O

Aug 30, 2017

The grading rubric should be more specific