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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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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.

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.

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By Jaswin S F

Aug 3, 2020

Good course

By Santosh Y

Jul 9, 2020

Nice course

By VIPIN P

Jun 10, 2020

Good worth.

By Parth M d

Jun 4, 2020

Very useful

By Nguyễn H D

Jun 4, 2020

nice course

By GURUSUBRAMANI. S

Jun 1, 2020

Good Course

By Md S R S

May 19, 2020

informative

By tanuj s

May 18, 2020

best course

By JONNALA S R

May 14, 2020

Good Course

By JALLELA M

May 9, 2020

very useful

By Mwaanza T

May 1, 2020

EXCEPTIONAL

By REJI R

May 1, 2020

Good Course

By HITESH B

Apr 28, 2020

Excellent!!

By Partheepan

Apr 21, 2020

Very useful

By Adrian Y S G

Apr 4, 2020

Excelent!!!

By Adnan M A

Mar 31, 2020

Fun course!

By Nguyễn M T

Jan 10, 2020

Good course

By Julian O K

Dec 19, 2019

Thank you!!

By Trần K

Jun 7, 2019

very useful

By Ameya B

Jan 28, 2019

Exclusive !

By Agung A

Mar 15, 2018

Good course

By surya t

Feb 10, 2018

excellent !

By Demre İ K

Jan 11, 2018

Excellent !

By Felipe A G F

Dec 20, 2017

Excellent!!

By Margret C T

Nov 4, 2017

Exceptional