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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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PD
Jan 28, 2020

Thank you to Coursera for such a great platform to improve our skills and literacy.The learning environment offered here is completely a learn at your own pace environment,making it flexible to learn.

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 ABMA

Sep 15, 2015

Great course!

By DIKSHA S

Jan 15, 2021

very helpful

By Asitha S

Jan 3, 2021

Great Course

By Arathi R M

Dec 30, 2020

Productive !

By Eddy O

Dec 23, 2020

Great Course

By Roumik D

Nov 27, 2020

good gide...

By Joana

Nov 17, 2020

Great course

By Nur F I B A

Oct 25, 2020

Great input!

By (K12_HN) T B M

Oct 14, 2020

Good lesson!

By Abdulaziz S A s

Oct 7, 2020

Good course.

By Yaseen H

Sep 23, 2020

great course

By Rishabh S

Sep 14, 2020

very helpful

By Paresh J

Sep 11, 2020

Interesting.

By Amelia S

Aug 13, 2020

great course

By loyick j w

Aug 9, 2020

very helpful

By Rajapakse P

Jul 28, 2020

Excellent !!

By Ananda F

Jul 17, 2020

Interesting!

By Taref A D

Jul 1, 2020

Good lesson!

By Javid B K S

Jun 28, 2020

Great course

By Ritendra P

Jun 21, 2020

super course

By Aarshi S

Jun 15, 2020

Too much fun

By Ngure B

Jun 15, 2020

Great Course

By Shaharyar A

Jun 11, 2020

great course

By RASOATAKALOSOANDRO J M

May 31, 2020

Very helpful

By Sandeep K D

May 27, 2020

mind blowing