Engineering Project Management: Scope, Time and Cost Management

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About this 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 …

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  • Free plan: No certicification and/or audit only. You will have access to all course materials except graded items.
  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

About this 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.

Who is this class for: This course is geared toward practicing engineers who are early in their careers, especially those who are either in or approaching their first leadership role.

Created by:  Rice University
  • Taught by:  Tom Phalen, Lecturer in Engineering Leadership

    Rice Center for Engineering Leadership
  • Taught by:  Kazimir Karwowski, Executive Director

    Rice Center for Engineering Leadership
Basic Info Course 2 of 3 in the Engineering Project Management Specialization Level Beginner Commitment 6 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week Language English How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.7 stars Average User Rating 4.7See what learners said Coursework

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Syllabus


WEEK 1


Course Introduction



2 videos, 8 readings expand


  1. Video: Meet the Professors
  2. Video: Introduction to Specialization
  3. Reading: Course Icon Legend
  4. Reading: Pre-Course Survey
  5. Reading: Specialization Assignments
  6. Reading: Peer Review Guidelines
  7. Reading: Discussion Forum Guidelines
  8. Reading: Accessibility and Accommodations Statement
  9. Reading: General Course Information
  10. Reading: Using, Editing, and Submitting Documents in this Course


Project Scope Management



7 videos, 2 readings, 2 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Introduction and Objectives
  2. Reading: Recommended Readings
  3. Discussion Prompt: Introduce Yourself
  4. Video: Scope Development - Part 1
  5. Video: Scope Development - Part 2
  6. Practice Quiz: Concept Check
  7. Video: Requirements Development
  8. Video: Scope Control Process
  9. Practice Quiz: Concept Check
  10. Video: Kaz and Tom Weekly Conclusion
  11. Discussion Prompt: Reflection Discussion
  12. Video: Assignment Overview
  13. Reading: Example Project Scope Statement - Electric Car Case

Graded: Reflection
Graded: Module 1 Quiz
Graded: Project Scope Statement

WEEK 2


Project Schedule Management



7 videos, 2 readings, 2 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Introduction and Objectives
  2. Reading: Recommended Readings
  3. Video: What is a WBS?
  4. Practice Quiz: Concept Check
  5. Video: Work Packages
  6. Video: Steps for Creating a WBS
  7. Video: Case WBS
  8. Practice Quiz: Concept Check
  9. Video: Kaz and Tom's Weekly Conclusions
  10. Discussion Prompt: Reflection Discussion Prompt
  11. Video: Assignment Overview
  12. Reading: Example WBS and Dictionary - Electric Car Case

Graded: Reflection
Graded: Module 2 Quiz
Graded: WBS Assignment

WEEK 3


Project Time Management



15 videos, 2 readings, 3 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Introduction and Objectives
  2. Reading: Recommended Readings
  3. Video: Time Management
  4. Video: Critical Path Method Overview
  5. Video: Types of Diagrams
  6. Video: Activity on Node Example
  7. Practice Quiz: Concept Check
  8. Video: Finding Critical Path
  9. Video: Forward Pass Diagram
  10. Video: Backward Pass Diagram
  11. Video: Total Slack
  12. Video: Free Slack
  13. Practice Quiz: Concept Check
  14. Video: Things that can go wrong
  15. Video: Strategies for Dealing
  16. Video: Tools and Conclusion
  17. Practice Quiz: Concept Check
  18. Video: Kaz and Tom Weekly Conclusion
  19. Discussion Prompt: Reflection Discussion
  20. Video: Assignment Overview
  21. Reading: Example Project Schedule - Electric Car Case

Graded: Reflection
Graded: Module 3 Quiz
Graded: Project Schedule Assignment

WEEK 4


Cost Esimation



7 videos, 2 readings, 2 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Introduction and Objectives
  2. Reading: Recommended Readings
  3. Video: Preparing an Estimate
  4. Video: Estimate Bases
  5. Practice Quiz: Concept Check
  6. Video: Type of Estimates
  7. Video: Cost Baseline
  8. Practice Quiz: Concept Check
  9. Video: Kaz and Tom Weekly Conclusion
  10. Discussion Prompt: Reflection Discussion
  11. Video: Assignment Overview
  12. Reading: Example Project Cost Estimate - Electric Car Case

Graded: Reflection
Graded: Module 4 Quiz
Graded: Project Cost Assignment

WEEK 5


Earned Value Management



7 videos, 2 readings, 2 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Introduction and Objectives
  2. Reading: Recommended Readings
  3. Video: Monitoring Our Project
  4. Video: Calculating Earned Value 1
  5. Practice Quiz: Concept Check
  6. Video: Calculating Earned Value 2
  7. Video: Creating a Forecast
  8. Practice Quiz: Concept Check
  9. Video: Kaz and Tom Weekly Overview
  10. Discussion Prompt: Reflection Discussion
  11. Video: Assignment Overview
  12. Reading: Example Calculations for Earned Value - Electric Car Case

Graded: Reflection
Graded: Module 5 Quiz
Graded: Calculate Earned Value Assignment

WEEK 6


Course 2 Final Exam



1 video, 2 readings expand


  1. Reading: Utilizing this Module
  2. Video: Course Conclusion
  3. Reading: Exit Survey

Graded: Course 2 Final Exam

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