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About the Course

Scope, time, and cost management are at the heart of successful project management. This course will give you the tools to develop a project scope, schedule and budget and then status them to predict project performance. Throughout the course, you will learn about change management and techniques to implement it. By the end of this course you will be able to: • Create a requirements document • Create a Project Scope Statement • Identify ways to control the scope of the project • Decompose the work and develop work packages • Create a Work Breakdown Structure • Develop a Critical Path Schedule • Review types of cost estimates and identify whether they are “top down or bottom up” • Review budgets, contingencies and reserves • Calculate planned and earned values to compare with actual cost • Perform a cost and schedule analysis Each week you will prepare a key deliverable for the project plan based on a provided Case Study. These deliverables include: • Project Scope Statement • Project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and WBS dictionary • Critical Path schedule sequence diagram • Bar Chart Schedule (Gantt Chart) • Project Cost Estimate • Project Status using an Earned Value Calculation All of this will position you to set up a plan to control your next assignment or your next project whether this is as the project manager or as an area leader. 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 14 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

May 28, 2018

I was very satisfied by this course contents, and also by the way of teaching of the 2 Professors. I definitely recommend it to engineers who want to increase their knowledge on project management.

May 26, 2019

Really good course especially for engineers new to the field of project management and handling. I appreciate the hard work that has been done to put this course together.\n\nThank You once again!

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By Egor C

Jan 10, 2021

nice course. I would like to know more about tools. Project is awesome, but from time to time one may feel lost.


Mar 11, 2021

Great Course! I done experience of editing Documentation P Management thanks the guided structure of the course

By Mathias k

Nov 9, 2020

Nice and organized course instructors. keep it up Coursera community. The content is also good.

By Eliyas B

Dec 26, 2020

I loved the continuity from the previous course and i am looking forward for the last course

By James L G

Jan 17, 2021

Very good and simples course. Quick way to get a good introduction to the subject.

By Hans K Z A

Oct 18, 2020

Fue, como el anterior, un reto pero muy satisfactorio en enseñanza. Gracias!

By diego m

Feb 11, 2021

Nice course to start learning something about Project Management!

By Hari S S

Feb 2, 2021

Very informative..explaining each step accurately..value course

By João P R C

Mar 25, 2018

Excellent course! Highly recommended for everyone who wants to

By Muhammad J H

Jul 4, 2020

A good one to understand the dynamics of Project management.

By Peter W N

Aug 17, 2020

A very nice course for anyone pursuing project management

By Alejandro A

May 10, 2020

Great!! assignment is difficult and you can learn a lot!!

By Zelal Y

Dec 22, 2020

Very useful and effective for all professional! Thanks

By Fakhraddin M

May 16, 2019

Very challenging and interesting! Strongly recommend!

By Sally S

Jan 10, 2021

The course is very helpful and I have learned a lot.

By Rohan R

Jun 15, 2020

Great Course and would recommend to my ex-girlfriend


Aug 2, 2020

A very complete course to get started on this topic


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By Ali R

Jun 19, 2018

It was a great course with very practical material!

By Siddhi V J

Jun 25, 2020

This cource very helpful for engineering projects


May 6, 2020

Good and it help for me dealing with big projects

By Sujit K

May 30, 2020

It's good experience to learn project management

By Siakpere p

Oct 7, 2020

it was a very interesting course. i learnt alot


Jul 1, 2020

Learned a lot. Great Course. Thank you so much.

By David M A

Oct 22, 2019

Very good approach toEngineering management.