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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.

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 Benjamin V D

Aug 1, 2020

excelente curso full recomendado

By USMAN A

Jun 27, 2020

Excellent design of this course.

By Syed U A

Apr 28, 2020

Easy to learn and knowledgeable.

By Vitor P I P

Apr 22, 2020

Awesome, thanks for opportunity!

By Qazi F

Mar 20, 2020

Excellent course , Learned allot

By Tanitoluwa K

Jan 30, 2020

The course was very enlightening

By Pavas S

Jul 24, 2019

Course was basic but productive.

By Khouzama A

Oct 7, 2018

it's a great course, very useful

By Hun S K

Jun 11, 2018

Proper and Excellent explanation

By Rukevwe A

Sep 14, 2017

It was easy to follow and grasp.

By Timothy D

Sep 9, 2017

I loved the classes a great deal

By Peter F A S

Aug 23, 2017

The course is very useful for us

By Farida H

Feb 1, 2017

I enjoyed it from the beginning.

By Manuel G

Oct 3, 2016

great course and really helpfull

By Omer I B M

Aug 11, 2016

knowledge presents in a good way

By Josue D Z

May 8, 2016

Very complete! Excellent course!

By Nicolas P

May 8, 2016

Really well made course. Thanks!

By Pradeep K M

Feb 21, 2021

The course is very informative.

By SOHAIB A G A

Feb 13, 2021

this cource is good and so easy

By nishadi d

Feb 12, 2021

Best course. Thank you coursera

By Joel C

Jan 21, 2021

Love it, thanks for everything.

By susan p

Dec 21, 2020

One of the best out there in PM

By Prince A

Oct 25, 2020

Helpful videos with enrich quiz

By Kelzang W

Oct 6, 2020

Nice course with relevant topic