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Course 1 of 4 in the
Beginner Level
Approx. 58 hours to complete
English

Skills you will gain

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Learner Career Outcomes

20%

started a new career after completing these courses

29%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

17%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Course 1 of 4 in the
Beginner Level
Approx. 58 hours to complete
English

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University of California, Irvine

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

7 hours to complete

Introduction to Project Management

7 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 22 min), 10 readings, 4 quizzes
6 videos
What is a Project?3m
What is Project Management?3m
Roles & Responsibilities of a Project Manager (C1M1.030)4m
Areas of Expertise of a Project Manager4m
Project Goals and Module Wrap-Up3m
10 readings
Course Welcome10m
Onboarding Course Agenda2h 10m
Course Syllabus (including outline, grading, and policies)30m
Course Deferral and Cancellation Policies10m
Coursera Technical Support10m
Earning a UCI Continuing Education Certificate in Project Management10m
Reminder: Live Session - Week 110m
Module Readings20m
Interactive: What Is Project Management?10m
Interactive: Hiring a Project Manager20m
3 practice exercises
Getting your UCI Division of Continuing Education Reference ID30m
UCI DCE Web User Account Verification30m
Module Quiz – Project Management Fundamentals30m
2 hours to complete

Project Leadership

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 21 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Leadership Vision and Supervision4m
Management and Leadership Skills8m
Project Leadership Tips2m
2 readings
Module Readings40m
The Difference between Leadership and Management: Read This First15m
1 practice exercise
Module Quiz – Management and Leadership30m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Project Selection and Justification

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 28 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Where do Projects Come From?10m
Project Selection Criteria4m
The Business Case5m
Evaluating a Business Case1m
Module Exercise: Writing a Business Case2m
Module Wrap-Up1m
4 readings
Project Justification and the Business Case10m
Reminder: Live Session - Week 210m
Interactive: Project Selection and Goals25m
Project Selection Quiz Scenario - Read this first20m
1 practice exercise
Module Quiz – Project Justification and the Business Case20m
5 hours to complete

The Project Charter

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 15 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
The Project Charter6m
The Project Team4m
Creating a Project Charter Module Exercise2m
Module Wrap-Up58s
3 readings
Module Readings1h
Supplemental Video to Watch10m
Interactive: Drafting a Project Charter10m
1 practice exercise
Module Quiz – Project Charter30m
Week
3

Week 3

7 hours to complete

Project Kickoff, PM Plan, and Agile PM

7 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 20 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
7 videos
Project Kickoff5m
The Project Management Plan7m
Agile Project Management4m
Project Kickoff Exercise11s
Module Wrap-Up55s
The Restaurant Case Study41s
2 readings
Module Readings1h
Reminder: Live Session - Week 310m
1 practice exercise
Module Quiz – Project Kickoff, Project Plan, and Agile30m
5 hours to complete

Requirements Gathering

5 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 20 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
8 videos
Gathering Requirements4m
Eliciting Requirements8m
The Outputs1m
Requirements Matrix and Traceability2m
Requirements Gathering Example2m
Requirements Traceability Matrix Module Exercise42s
Module Wrap-Up1m
3 readings
Module Readings30m
Interactive: Requirements Gathering10m
Midterm Survey1m
1 practice exercise
Module Quiz – Eliciting Requirements30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

The Statement of Work

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 14 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Requirements to Scope6m
Scope Creep1m
Developing the Statement of Work4m
Statement of Work Module Exercise24s
Module Wrap-Up42s
2 readings
Reminder: Live Session - Week 410m
Tips for Developing an SOW10m
1 practice exercise
Module Quiz – Statement of Work30m
4 hours to complete

Work Breakdown Structure

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 12 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
9 videos
What is WBS?1m
WBS Formats2m
Creating a WBS1m
WBS Verification1m
The WBS Dictionary1m
Why a WBS?1m
WBS Exercise20s
Module Wrap-Up20s
1 reading
Module Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Module Quiz – WBS and SOW30m

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