Engineering Project Management: Initiating and Planning

Provided by: Coursera

The goal of the course is to give you 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.

Course Objectives:

  • To Perform a project assessment using information from previous projects and lessons learned- Identify key deliverables based on business requirements while managing customer expectations- Perform a stakeholder analysis and create a management plan- Analyze and develop a project organization- Create a project charter- Explain the business case for a project and calculate Net Present Value- Inform stakeholders of the charter and ensure all parties know the deliverables and expectations

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for Engineers, technicians, team leaders, and other personnel who:have responsibility for managing projects
  • no experience in project management is required.

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart People


Rice University

Employee Type

Leadership, Change leaders

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

15 hrs



Can audit for free (no certification); Full Financial Aid Available for Certification