Today’s fast track business and global environment emphasizes increasing project development efficiency while using fewer resources. This course shows you how to accomplish exactly this. Learn how to justify and select projects, and how stakeholders can influence projects. Identify the requirements necessary for defining project scope and create a list of tasks necessary to accomplish that scope. Create effective communication plans and assign responsibilities. Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of project planning through the use of scheduling software. Establish project requirements, objectives, and goals before defining the total project scope using a work breakdown structure (WBS). You’ll have the opportunity to apply what you learn to a case study that brings together the key elements of launching a project.
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University of California, Irvine
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM PROJECT LAUNCH
The content is well constructed, and the professor is very engaged in the success of the students. There are a few technical glitches that need to be cleaned up given the cost of the course.
This was an excellent introduction to project management launch techniques and tools. It takes into consideration the difference between doing an exercise to de
For being my first exposure to project management, I learned a lot! I thought the assignments were challenging and also practical and gave real experience.
Great work leading the class Paul. Really enjoyed your style and course curriculum. Onward to Project Planning!
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What certificate do I earn for the completion of this course?
You will earn the Coursera certificate of completion. This certificate is different from the Applied Project Management Certificate you will earn from UCI, if you complete all four associated specializations. By earning the Applied PM Certificate through Coursera, you will be able to request a transcript and official certificate from the University of California, Irvine.
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