Course Description

In this course, offered by Rice University, you will learn the essential skills and strategies necessary to successfully initiate and plan engineering projects. With a focus on leadership and management, you will gain the tools to effectively plan and execute projects, ensuring their success from start to finish. Through a combination of lectures, case studies, and hands-on activities, you will learn the fundamentals of project management, including how to develop project plans, manage resources, and mitigate risks. You will also gain a deeper understanding of strategy and operations, and how they play a crucial role in project management. With a team of experienced instructors and real-world examples, you will learn how to effectively manage people, navigate business processes, and resolve conflicts that may arise during the project. You will also have the opportunity to develop your leadership skills and become a more effective project manager. By the end of this course, you will have the knowledge and skills to confidently initiate and plan engineering projects, and ensure their success through effective project management. This