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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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Top reviews

Jul 5, 2020

Excelent course! It gives you the principles of project management for the early phases, initianing and planning, it has very good dynamic and share examples, it's a good option if you're newbie in PM

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 Embark

Apr 19, 2020

محتوى رائع جداً

By Chinmay M

Nov 28, 2019

very insightful

By Sergey Z

Nov 28, 2018

Very structured

By Nancy U

Oct 17, 2018

excelente curso

By Maria R H

Aug 18, 2018

learned so much

By Roser E

Feb 4, 2018

Amazing course!

By Reila A G

Sep 12, 2017

Amazing course!

By Jagdish S

Sep 1, 2017

Love this class

By Subin R

Sep 25, 2016

Great course!!!


Nov 11, 2020

very educative

By Ainsley D F

Oct 24, 2020

Great Teacher!

By Nguyen M T (

Sep 24, 2020

So good for me

By Jose N

Sep 15, 2020

muy buen curso

By Rasika.s

Aug 22, 2020

Excellent work

By Karl L G

Aug 20, 2020

Great Course !

By Malik W S

Jul 18, 2020

jutst loved it

By Oluwafunmibi O

Jul 13, 2020

Really helpful

By Nabil G P

Jul 5, 2020

perfect course

By Aaradhya N

Jun 16, 2020

Really helpful

By Goodness O

Jun 7, 2020

Thanks a bunch

By LongLHSE04894

Feb 9, 2020

Greate course!


Jan 28, 2020

it was perfect

By loay A M K

Jan 2, 2020

a great course

By Carvetta

Dec 4, 2019

Easy to follow

By Teddy M

Oct 22, 2019

Perfect course