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Specialization
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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 20 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

ScheduleProject ManagementEarned Value Management (EVMT)Planning
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. 20 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 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

Course Introduction

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Reading
2 videos (Total 3 min), 8 readings
Video2 videos
Introduction to Specialization43s
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

Project Scope Management

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Reading
7 videos (Total 38 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
Video7 videos
Scope Development - Part 14m
Scope Development - Part 25m
Requirements Development10m
Scope Control Process9m
Kaz and Tom Weekly Conclusion2m
Assignment Overview2m
Reading2 readings
Recommended Readings10m
Example Project Scope Statement - Electric Car Case10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Concept Check4m
Concept Check6m
Reflection2m
Module 1 Quiz20m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Project Schedule Management

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Reading
7 videos (Total 18 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
Video7 videos
What is a WBS?3m
Work Packages2m
Steps for Creating a WBS3m
Case WBS2m
Kaz and Tom's Weekly Conclusions2m
Assignment Overview3m
Reading2 readings
Recommended Readings10m
Example WBS and Dictionary - Electric Car Case10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Concept Check6m
Concept Check8m
Reflection2m
Module 2 Quiz20m
Week
3
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Project Time Management

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Reading
15 videos (Total 39 min), 2 readings, 6 quizzes
Video15 videos
Time Management2m
Critical Path Method Overview1m
Types of Diagrams2m
Activity on Node Example1m
Finding Critical Path2m
Forward Pass Diagram4m
Backward Pass Diagram3m
Total Slack3m
Free Slack3m
Things that can go wrong1m
Strategies for Dealing3m
Tools and Conclusion1m
Kaz and Tom Weekly Conclusion2m
Assignment Overview2m
Reading2 readings
Recommended Readings10m
Example Project Schedule - Electric Car Case10m
Quiz5 practice exercises
Concept Check6m
Concept Check4m
Concept Check4m
Reflection2m
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Cost Estimation

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Reading
7 videos (Total 45 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
Video7 videos
Preparing an Estimate11m
Estimate Bases11m
Type of Estimates11m
Cost Baseline4m
Kaz and Tom Weekly Conclusion1m
Assignment Overview3m
Reading2 readings
Recommended Readings10m
Example Project Cost Estimate - Electric Car Case10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Concept Check4m
Concept Check6m
Reflection2m
Module 4 Quiz20m
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Top Reviews

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By LVSep 18th 2018

Hands-on real-life experience because you produce all of the work products for a project. It's a very thorough well done, professionally produced series of courses!

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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