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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

MH

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!

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.

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By Francis K

Jan 16, 2018

great course

By Ropafadzo M

Nov 7, 2017

Great course

By Kelvin T

Oct 31, 2017

Great course

By Rafael L

Aug 6, 2017

Excellent!!!

By Hussam A

Jul 23, 2017

great course

By AHMED I M N

Feb 24, 2017

thanks a lot

By Mutasem A

Jan 28, 2017

Great course

By Enderson V d C

Dec 17, 2016

Excelente!!!

By Matheus d G

Dec 7, 2016

Ótimo curso!

By HAMMED A

May 15, 2016

GREAT COURSE

By Mario G S

Feb 14, 2016

Very good...

By Mohamed F E

Oct 21, 2015

Great Course

By Ahmed A E

Sep 11, 2015

very helpful

By ONI D T

May 30, 2022

interesting

By thanhhpde140303

Jan 19, 2022

nice course

By ibrahim m

Oct 3, 2021

very useful

By Siva S V

Sep 24, 2021

good course

By Suklikar A N

Jul 13, 2021

good course

By Rajeev R J

Jan 28, 2021

nice course

By Margaret T

Jan 25, 2021

awesome!!!!

By TranHoa

Jan 17, 2021

nice course

By Himanshu S

Nov 9, 2020

good course

By John V

Oct 17, 2020

Great work!

By Hritikesh S

Oct 5, 2020

Good course

By Kavya B 0

Sep 23, 2020

good course