University of California, Irvine

Initiating and Planning Projects

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  • Identify project stakeholders

  • Define the role and responsibilities of the project manager

  • Summarize the key elements of a project plan

  • Anticipate common sources of conflict within a project environment

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7 hours (approximately)
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There are 6 modules in this course

Get started in this module by reviewing the course overview and participating in the course survey.

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2 readings

In this module, we will identify the key characteristics of a project, identify primary project constraints, define the role and responsibilities of the project manager, and identify Project Organizational Structures.

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3 videos3 readings1 quiz

In this module, we will understand the definition of a project stakeholder, identify who they are, identify their information needs, and define responsibility for managing stakeholders and controlling their engagement.

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3 videos4 readings1 quiz

In this module, we will define the purpose of using a project charter, summarize the key elements of a project plan, and discuss the scope statement and the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).

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3 videos3 readings1 quiz

In this module, we will describe the difference between authority and influence and identify common sources of conflict within a project environment.

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3 videos4 readings1 quiz

Wrap up this course by meeting our industry expert panelists, taking the final exam, and participating in our post course survey.

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1 video2 readings1 quiz

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Margaret  Meloni,  MBA, PMP
University of California, Irvine
33 Courses1,091,480 learners

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