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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...
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Top reviews

Jun 24, 2020

This course provides some practical situation which enriches my acknowledgment about being a responsible in any project and it also helps me to understand the planning process management proficiently!

Nov 19, 2017

It was very helpful for me to understand what the project management is. I am just thinking about starting this new career path and i was feeling comfortable in this field during the learning process.

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By Ilya B

Dec 4, 2016

Not so interactive.

By Michael M

Jul 28, 2016

Seemed a bit basic.

By Quang T N

Jan 12, 2022

I really love this

By Kumari y

Oct 17, 2020

effective learning

By Lareina C

Jul 15, 2020

Informative course

By Anish D

Jun 1, 2018

Great for starters

By Felipe T C

Mar 30, 2016

Good for begginers

By Shivani G

Dec 12, 2021

it is good course

By Daniel P O

Mar 27, 2021

very good content

By Alanis P

Dec 26, 2020

very informative!

By Ruhul A

Sep 28, 2020

So more excellent

By Mohamed D A

Nov 10, 2017

it is very useful

By Ruben M P

Mar 21, 2021

Good information

By Madhu b m

Jan 12, 2021

Very nice course


Jan 1, 2021

Highly satisfied

By Shayan P N

Oct 17, 2020

Very informative

By Aadarsh S

Sep 30, 2020

Very Informative


May 16, 2020

great Experience

By Darawath A

May 10, 2020

Good interesting

By piyush s

May 3, 2020

good eexpressive

By Sharadha l

Apr 14, 2020

not satisfactory

By Charles W

Jul 6, 2018

lively, engaging

By Nwajiagah O

Jun 14, 2017

Very educative!!

By Milan M

Nov 1, 2016

Great experience

By Deleted A

Feb 10, 2016

More examples :)