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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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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.


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!

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Mar 1, 2021

Great Courses!

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Jan 17, 2021

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By Mohamed N K

Jan 9, 2021

Perfect course

By Rakesh R

Dec 9, 2020

Great Material


Nov 28, 2020

Well Explained


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 José 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 k

Jan 2, 2020

a great course

By Carvetta J

Dec 4, 2019

Easy to follow

By teddy m

Oct 22, 2019

Perfect course

By Carla C

Feb 14, 2019

Totally worthy

By Arif M

Mar 15, 2018

Great learning

By 王鑫

Nov 14, 2017

A Great Stater

By Mary I M F

Jul 4, 2017

This is great!