Programa Especializado - Engineering Management Certificate Part 3: Project Management

Comienza el April 17, 2017

Programa Especializado - Engineering Management Certificate Part 3: Project Management

Manage Successful Engineering Projects

Part 3 of 3 in the Rice Engineering Management and Leadership Certificate

Sobre este Programa Especializado

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. Finally, the course is a key step toward achieving the three part Rice Certificate in Engineering Management and Leadership. These added achievements will help to differentiate you from your peers, provide valuable and practical knowledge and position you for future success.

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Cursos
Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. CURSO 1

    Initiating and Planning

    Comienza el April 17, 2017
    Dedicación
    5 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week
    Subtítulos
    English

    Acerca del Curso

    The goal of the course is to give students 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. As part of the course, students will create a Stakeholder Register, develop a Communication Matrix and write a Project Charter.
  2. CURSO 2

    Scope, Time and Cost Management

    Comienza el May 2017
    Dedicación
    6 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week
    Subtítulos
    English

    Acerca del Curso

    The goal of this course is to give students the tools to develop a project plan. Students will learn to create a scope statement, build a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), prepare a cost estimate, build a project budget, create a basic scheduling network and critical path along with basic project controls and progress measurement. Each week the student will create one of these key documents for our pre-determined case.
  3. CURSO 3

    Project Risk and Quality Management

    Comienza el June 2017
    Dedicación
    5 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week
    Subtítulos
    English

    Acerca del Curso

    Many Project Managers focus only on the scope, schedule and budget. However, a successful project requires that you manage risk, control the quality of the deliverables, engage and manage people and procure goods and services. This course will focus on these key support functions that make the difference between a highly successful project and an average one. During the course, students will prepare a Qualitative Risk Analysis and Construct a Cause and Effect Diagram.

Creadores

  • Universidad Rice

    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.

  • Kazimir Karwowski

    Kazimir Karwowski

    Executive Director
  • Tom Phalen

    Tom Phalen

    Lecturer in Engineering Leadership

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