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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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foundational knowledge
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introductory course
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Top reviews

DS
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.

OU
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.

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By Abdikani A S

Dec 2, 2017

this course is really interesting.

By Nada S

Mar 24, 2017

great course with great proffesors

By Lisa D

Nov 19, 2016

Presented in a way easy to master.

By Roberto Q

Sep 22, 2015

excelent material and great scope!

By nurin w

Oct 28, 2021

WELL DONE! SUCH AN AMAZING COURSE

By Paulo E G Q

Aug 24, 2021

Ótimo curso, muito bem construído

By Thierry B

Jan 9, 2021

it was very an interesting course

By Magalí M

Dec 12, 2020

Excelente curso, me sirvió mucho.

By Kriz S Q

Dec 12, 2020

It was great! very well explained

By Tyrone B

Nov 2, 2020

It was a very mind opening course

By Haroon S J

Oct 31, 2020

I really enjoy doing this course!

By Prem P S

Sep 2, 2020

thank you ma'am and sir.

very nice

By Trina C

Aug 31, 2020

Very inspiring panelist interview

By Antonio D A

Jun 2, 2020

Great course! Highly recommended!

By Danish A

May 20, 2020

This course is very informational

By Maureen C D

Apr 14, 2020

Very well explained with examples

By Botirov D B o

Apr 12, 2020

Thank you! It was awesome course!

By Zizhuo X

Feb 3, 2020

Easy to understand. Very helpful!

By Rosemarie R

Nov 27, 2018

Grate course , wonderful lecturer

By Alexandra C K

Jul 12, 2018

very interesting, good professor,

By Adam T

Nov 12, 2017

Great class, good videos. Thanks!

By Salahaddin A

Apr 12, 2017

very useful & interesting course!

By Condre K

Feb 21, 2017

Excellent Course!! Learned a lot!

By Kate G

Jan 3, 2017

It was an excellent introduction.

By Alberto M U F

Dec 20, 2016

Excellent course, easy to digest!