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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


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.


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.

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By Lucas C N

Jun 10, 2016

It's a good course. It is very simple. It's just exposition and quizzes. Great for beginners.


Aug 5, 2016

Overview with key terminology and process information. Good introduction and/or refresher.

By Adib Z

Jul 13, 2020

The quiz section is very hard and not user friendly. Feedback system is quite poor either

By Theodoropoulos E

Nov 19, 2015

It has a good level, but there is room for improvement. Keep on the good work! Thanks!

By Low Y

Feb 28, 2016

Good effort from Prof Stone in providing as much real-life relevance to the course.

By Teo C Y

Nov 8, 2015

Very basic course that provides basic background information on project management.

By Daniel R C

Nov 2, 2015

Very little course but gives you a base to understand how project management works

By Flavia B

Nov 11, 2016

Not bad, the professor is very comunicative but I expected a bit more of contents

By María C G M

Oct 24, 2016

The teacher could be more enthusiastic because sometimes it turned boring.

By Paweł M

Sep 13, 2015

Important basics for people starting their Project Management endeavour.

By Yifang B

Jan 13, 2019

not very helpful for the PMP exam preparation. too basic and too easy.

By Daniel R

Jul 20, 2021

The content was interesting but sometimes repetitive across modules.

By 藍元宗 ( L

Sep 7, 2015

The course is too short. It seems that many materials are removed.

By Antonio B

Feb 2, 2021

Good introductory course. Could use more Execution related tools.

By 小照空悬

Apr 9, 2016

Speak too fast and lack of interaction in the first 3 modules.

By Joana K

Oct 12, 2015

Creo que esta muy sencillo y básico para lo que yo esperaba.

By Luiz C M d A

Oct 31, 2015

Missed Agile Framework and other emerging techniques.

By Weslley H A B

Nov 8, 2016

Good content but the communication is not so great.

By Judith L

Sep 13, 2015

Too basic, not enough coverage of topics discussed.

By Luciana M

Aug 18, 2016

The content was well explained but a bit "light".

By Andrea R

Mar 15, 2016

No enthusiasm to hold attention but good content

By Jose A G

Aug 31, 2015

A simple vision of project management principles

By Rich F

Feb 8, 2021

Good basics, but could be much more engaging.

By Tony M

May 3, 2019

Good first 3 weeks.

Week 4 was a bit rambling.

By Gian E

Oct 14, 2015

Nice approach, needed more organized content!