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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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Aug 30, 2020

The course is a very great asset to any aspiring project manager. You get to understand the fundamentals and essentials in any given project and the means to ameliorate conflicts amongst stakeholders.


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 Nguyễn T L

May 19, 2022

Great cousera !

By Ejuma S

Feb 14, 2022

very educative


Aug 10, 2021

Clear lecturing

By Trường B N

Mar 15, 2021

it's very good.

By Awwam N M

Feb 4, 2021

Good experience

By Elnur S

Dec 27, 2020

I am very happy

By Jairo C

Dec 3, 2020

Excelent Course

By Roland B

Oct 10, 2020

It was awesome!

By Mahad M A

Sep 27, 2020

It was awesome.

By Aditi Y K

Sep 26, 2020

very helpfullll

By jemina j b

Sep 4, 2020

It was worth it

By Aniruddha J

Jul 20, 2020

Was very useful

By Swapnil G k

May 29, 2020

Really great 👍


May 22, 2020

nice experience

By Gayan M

May 13, 2020

very satisfied.

By Embark

Apr 19, 2020

محتوى رائع جداً

By Chinmay M

Nov 28, 2019

very insightful

By Sergey

Nov 28, 2018

Very structured

By Nancy U

Oct 17, 2018

excelente curso

By MariaDR R

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!!!

By Khadija A Z S

Dec 23, 2022

great learning