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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Initiating and Planning Projects by University of California, Irvine

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About the Course

The courses in the Introduction to Project Management Principles and Practices Specialization are a recommended precursor to UCI's Applied Project Management Certificate. Successful projects require careful upfront planning. In this course, you’ll learn the key roles and responsibilities of the project manager and project team. You’ll also learn to answer some key questions upfront to help you meet project objectives: What will this project accomplish? Why is this project important? Who benefits from this project? How will we plan for successful outcomes? Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Identify the key characteristics of a project 2. Identify primary project constraints 3. Define the role and responsibilities of the project manager 4. Identify Project Organizational Structures 5. Understand the definition of a Project Stakeholder 6. Identify project stakeholders 7. Identify information needs of the project stakeholders 8. Define responsibility for managing stakeholder and controlling stakeholder engagement 9. Define the purpose of using a project charter 10. Summarize the key elements of a project plan 11. Identify common sources of conflict within a project environment 12. Describe the difference between authority and influence...
foundational knowledge
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Top reviews

Mar 26, 2018

This is absolutely worth everything that I invested into this course. And I do not mind studying it all over again! I recommend it for anyone who wants to learn project management. Thank you Margaret.

Jul 5, 2020

Excelent course! It gives you the principles of project management for the early phases, initianing and planning, it has very good dynamic and share examples, it's a good option if you're newbie in PM

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Feb 24, 2017

thanks a lot

By Mutasem A

Jan 28, 2017

Great course

By Enderson V d C

Dec 17, 2016


By Matheus d G

Dec 7, 2016

Ótimo curso!


May 15, 2016


By Mario G S

Feb 14, 2016

Very good...

By Mohamed F E

Oct 21, 2015

Great Course

By Ahmed A E

Sep 11, 2015

very helpful

By Ibrahim M M F

Oct 3, 2021

very useful

By Siva S V

Sep 24, 2021

good course

By Suklikar A N

Jul 13, 2021

good course

By Rajeev R J

Jan 28, 2021

nice course

By Margaret T

Jan 25, 2021


By TranHoa

Jan 17, 2021

nice course

By Himanshu S

Nov 9, 2020

good course

By John V

Oct 17, 2020

Great work!

By Hritikesh S

Oct 5, 2020

Good course

By Kavya B 0

Sep 23, 2020

good course


Sep 18, 2020

good awsome

By Ojo S t

Sep 13, 2020

nice course

By Kim A

Aug 26, 2020


By Dr. S G R

Aug 4, 2020

Nice Course

By Jaswin S F

Aug 3, 2020

Good course

By Santosh Y

Jul 9, 2020

Nice course


Jun 10, 2020

Good worth.