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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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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.

Aug 30, 2020

The course is a very great asset to any aspiring project manager. You get to understand the fundamentals and essentials in any given project and the means to ameliorate conflicts amongst stakeholders.

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By Kayser F

Aug 15, 2020

Nice Training!

By Irvin T B

Feb 24, 2017

Good materials

By Khan Z A

Jul 13, 2020

great course.

By Mathews S

May 11, 2020

good learning

By Mehran T

Dec 25, 2017

excellent one

By Bhushan N D

Sep 7, 2020

good content

By Pierre O

Jun 19, 2020

Great course


Jun 14, 2020

Great course

By Sergio A E F

Jun 13, 2020

Good course!

By Kirti S

May 30, 2020

very helpful

By Yassine M

Apr 4, 2020

great course

By Marcos Y

Jul 29, 2018

Very usefull

By Ahtisham S A

Feb 4, 2018

Great Course

By Mohamed a e

Aug 21, 2017

Great Course

By Saurabh S N

Feb 28, 2021

it was good

By Jamal C P J

Oct 27, 2020


By Chandrasekar

Oct 9, 2020

less videos

By ankit t

Jun 19, 2020

good course


May 28, 2020


By Rolf L

Oct 15, 2019

Great intro

By Emilyn P H

Apr 8, 2021

Buen curso

By Stephanie C A L

Nov 1, 2020



Aug 11, 2020

Thank you.

By Raymond F J

Sep 10, 2019


By Johan

Feb 28, 2018

I liked it