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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Project Management: The Basics for Success by University of California, Irvine

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About the Course

This course combines the essential elements of Project Management and Team Leadership into one course. Through class engagement and reflection, you will acquire further understanding of the responsibilities of leadership and become better prepared to apply this knowledge to the project environment. Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Learn about the role of high performance teams and leadership in project management 2. Learn about the tools and techniques for developing and strengthening high performance teams and team members 3. Learn about the stages in project cycle 4. Apply best practices to develop competencies and skills in planning and controlling projects to ensure successful outcomes 5. Learn how to monitor project activities and assess progress 6. Learn to communicate proficiently to report project status and performance to stakeholders and contribute to organizational knowledge base...

Top reviews

May 19, 2020

Thank you to Coursera for such a great platform to improve our skills and literacy.The learning environment offered here is completely a learn at your own pace environment,making it flexible to learn.

Dec 3, 2020

the best starting point to continue your knowledge on the relevant and basic skills required in managing a project. Effective notes and referral videos for further understanding of project management.

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By Michelle D

Oct 20, 2016

A good class to review the basics with just the right amount of the key information.

By Federico V

Feb 10, 2016

Very clear and concise course. Maybe a bit to basic. Good for introduction purposes

By Rishabh M

Nov 2, 2020

excellent course. Question are sometimes difficult, more attempts should be given.

By Amelie C

Apr 19, 2019

The last week was much longer than the previous one. Plan one or two extra weeks.

By Ashher M K

Feb 29, 2016

Detailed understanding provided to the concepts of effective Project Management.

By Samuel M L

Jul 23, 2017

This course is super and has helped my academic ladder in boosting my knowledge

By Ruta P

Dec 13, 2020

Begining was too theoretical but end - working with project team was the best

By Muhammad W

Aug 19, 2019

Good overview what should we do and what should we dont in Project Management

By Thierry M

Oct 2, 2016

Very helpful course with many interesting concepts on how to manage projects.


Sep 19, 2016

Very good. Even as a reasonably experienced PM I learned a few extra things.

By Narciso E N A

Oct 15, 2015

It's a great course but i think that needs more assignments not only quiz.

By Angie

Sep 13, 2020

thank you. Taking this lesson helps me understand the basic of PjM field.

By Md H R

Jun 1, 2020

It was great experience, except for some moment on instructors delivery.

By Yogita W

Apr 15, 2020

Very concise and illustrative lecture and presentation by Sir Rob Stone

By Vignyan S J

Jul 22, 2020

Wonderful information on Project Management. The course was fantastic.

By Cátia S

Aug 20, 2015

Great introduction to the topic. Great teacher. Too bad it's so short.

By Luis F M R

Oct 11, 2019

It would be more interesting to do some exercises during the course.

By Heba M

Nov 8, 2017

Great course and a great instructor. But I needed more interaction.

By Fabio H

Oct 31, 2016

Very basic, but I guess it is what is intended to be. Still worthy.

By Debjit G

Aug 16, 2015

Decent course, need some work material to get a better grip on it!

By Jillian T

Jan 20, 2021

Course gave a good insight into the basics of project management.

By Melvin

Dec 19, 2019

interaction between the teacher and the presentation can be made.

By Lisa M

Oct 18, 2016

The course is very straight forward and the information is clear.

By Yash S

Oct 8, 2015

Excellent course to learn about the basics of project management.

By Gabriel B Y

Sep 13, 2015

Simple, fast and cover several useful points of Project Managing.