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Specialization
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Hours to complete

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...

Skills you will gain

Project ManagementProcurementRisk Management PlanProject Risk Management
Specialization
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Introduction

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Reading
2 videos (Total 4 min), 8 readings
Video2 videos
Introduction to Specializationm
Reading8 readings
Course Icon Legend10m
Pre-Course Survey10m
Specialization Assignments10m
Peer Review Guidelines10m
Discussion Forum Guidelines10m
Accessibility and Accommodations Statement10m
General Course Information10m
Using, Editing, and Submitting Documents in this Course10m
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Module 1- Project Risk Management

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Reading
9 videos (Total 45 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
Video9 videos
Risk Management Processes7m
Identifying Risks5m
Developing a Risk Management Plan4m
Analyze and Prioritize Risks5m
Develop Risk Responses8m
Summary4m
Kaz and Tom Weekly Conclusion3m
Assignment Overview4m
Reading2 readings
Recommended Readings10m
Example Risk Analysis - Electric Car Case10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Concept Check4m
Concept Check6m
Reflection2m
Module 1 Quiz18m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Module 2- Quality Assurance Plan

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Reading
8 videos (Total 19 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
Video8 videos
What is Quality Management?2m
Quality Management Plan3m
Cost of Quality2m
Tools for Assessing Quality2m
Control Quality2m
Kaz and Tom Weekly Conclusion2m
Assignment Overview2m
Reading2 readings
Recommended Readings10m
Example Cost of Quality - Electric Car Case10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Concept Check6m
Concept Check4m
Reflection2m
Module 2 Quiz18m
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Module 3- Human Resources Management

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Reading
9 videos (Total 27 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
Video9 videos
Project Resource Management2m
Plan Resource Management4m
Estimate Activity Resources1m
Acquire Resources3m
Develop Team4m
Manage Team3m
Control Resources2m
Kaz and Tom Weekly Conclusion2m
Reading1 reading
Recommended Readings10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Concept Check4m
Concept Check6m
Reflection2m
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Module 4- Project Procurement Management

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Reading
6 videos (Total 28 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
Video6 videos
Project Procurement Management4m
Project Procurement Plan3m
Contract Types9m
Executing Procurement6m
Kaz and Tom Weekly Conclusion1m
Reading1 reading
Recommended Readings10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Concept Check8m
Concept Check10m
Reflection2m
Module 4 Quiz18m
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Top Reviews

By RKFeb 13th 2018

Very good course material . Its practical and I learnt a lot on how to manage risk , quality , teams and procurement in an in-depth understanding. than

By LKFeb 26th 2018

Very comprehensive with a good difficulty level. Overall the instructors are doing good, but sometimes it's a bit monotone.

Instructors

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Tom Phalen

Lecturer in Engineering Leadership, PMP
Rice Center for Engineering Leadership
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Kazimir Karwowski

Executive Director, PMP
Rice Center for Engineering Leadership

About Rice University

Rice University is consistently ranked among the top 20 universities in the U.S. and the top 100 in the world. Rice has highly respected schools of Architecture, Business, Continuing Studies, Engineering, Humanities, Music, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences and is home to the Baker Institute for Public Policy....

About the Engineering Project Management Specialization

Master strategies and tools to more effectively and successfully manage projects. Today’s professional environment is highly competitive, continuously changing, and difficult to manage. Employees rarely reach positions of leadership without managing one or more projects or a project segment early in their career. The goal of this Specialization is to give you the tools to more effectively and successfully manage projects; to give you a solid foundation of knowledge, skills, and confidence that sets you apart and gives you a competitive edge as you move toward leadership positions. This Project Management for Engineering Professionals Specialization is designed as an introduction to Project Management. It is targeted for engineers who are interested in improving their project management skills in a new leadership position or in advance of their first leadership position. As part of the Specialization, you will prepare key Project Execution Plan documents based on available templates....
Engineering Project Management

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