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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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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.


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!

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By Ashwini M T

Jun 8, 2020

very nice course


Jun 6, 2020

Excellent course

By Akshat S

Jun 5, 2020

Good for basics.


May 28, 2020

Very Informative

By Pooja G

May 19, 2020

Very good course

By ali e

May 11, 2020

Excellent course

By Nishtha j

May 2, 2020

It was tooo good

By Rodrigo Á S

Apr 22, 2020

Excelente Curso!

By Samy A

Apr 21, 2020

Excellent course

By Yakov B

Mar 31, 2020

very informative

By Hernán D V M

Dec 18, 2019

Excelent course!

By Ivan A J F

Dec 8, 2019

Great Course!!!!

By Cassandre C

Nov 24, 2019

Excellent course

By Shafquat U M

Nov 12, 2019

Very good course

By Saleh D

Nov 8, 2019

Wonderful course

By Neeraja V

Oct 2, 2019

V good learning.

By Sara A

Jun 16, 2019

Excellent Course

By Gajula P K

Mar 27, 2019

Very good course

By Sharawi A

Jan 25, 2019

Excellent course

By Lahiru D

Jan 21, 2019

Excellent Course

By Aleksandar R

Nov 29, 2018

Great course for

By Joshua & E

Apr 5, 2018

Excellent Course

By Gyanendra K

Mar 17, 2018

Excellent course

By Kwaku A D

Dec 28, 2017

good to go with.

By Jessica F

Jun 30, 2017

Really great! :)