Rice University Course on Strategic Project Management

Posted by admin on 04/01/2019 2:06 pm  /   Sponsor


What advanced skills can you add to your PMP toolkit to go beyond the basics of project management?  Under proper leadership, important projects can add significant value to an organization.  A strategic-thinking project manager can be instrumental in mining and harnessing value above and beyond the business justification for a project.  Strategic project managers add value to the organization by linking key projects to strategic objectives, enhancing the organization’s return on project investments and providing long-term business value. GetSmarter/2U, Inc. has partnered with Rice University to deliver a data-driven on-demand course focused on learning gain.

The course is taught by Eddie Merla, PMI-ACP, PMP®. Eddie is a Senior Project Manager, Coach, and Trainer with over 20 years of hands-on Project Management experience.


  • Orientation module:  Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Module 1: The 21st-century project manager 
  • Module 2: Strategic thinking for project managers
  • Module 3: Value management (part 1): Mining your project for values
  • Module 4: Value management (part 2): Maximizing value for organizational
  • Module 5: Strategic project leadership
  • Module 6: Organizational structures and challenges
  • Module 7: Project change and risk in an organizational context
  • Module 8: The way forward


Our next available short course starts 15 May 2019. For more information, please visit our website:



George Zombakis

Assistant Director for Professional and Executive Programs

[email protected]

(713) 348-6101

Rice University: Project Management Professional Development Is Available At the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies at Rice University

Posted by amc on 02/05/2019 9:49 am  /   Sponsor

Are you interested in enhancing your professional growth by adding the knowledge, efficiencies, and tools of project management? Rice University’s Glasscock School of Continuing Studies is offering three project management classes this spring to help you advance your career.


Strategic Project Management (online and on-demand)

Discover how to apply strategic thinking to step beyond traditional project management and fulfill overarching business goals in this short course. Learn More.

On-demand, Feb. 20-April 10


Fundamentals of Project Management

Whether you are new to project management, experienced but lack formal structure or a business professional seeking to improve your skills, the Project Management Fundamentals course provides you with the practical knowledge and tools that you can apply immediately to increase your personal success and the success of your projects. Learn More.

Mondays and Wednesdays, April 15-May 8, 6-9 p.m.


Registration is now available. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our professional development team by calling x6167 or email [email protected].


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