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3,126 reviews

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

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Jan 29, 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.

MH

Jun 25, 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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By Mohammad F A K

Nov 25, 2018

Excellent course for professionals

By alhussein a a

Nov 09, 2016

course was clear and interesting

By AVANTHIKA T

Aug 11, 2020

good but not certificate recevied

By Karin M

Sep 24, 2020

Good course to cover the basics.

By Neha N

Aug 25, 2020

Very helpful learned many things

By Margaret S

Jul 26, 2020

Great teaching and illustration.

By Sagabaen, R A C

Jul 01, 2020

Well structured and informative.

By Saad P

Aug 24, 2019

its just great and impressive...

By Loh B H

Apr 11, 2019

Good detailing and more pratical

By Mohamed M T A R

Nov 02, 2016

A very good course . Trustworthy

By Kun R A

Sep 17, 2020

Interesting and easy to follow.

By Lisa S

Mar 30, 2020

Great course, very informative.

By Abhishek K

Dec 16, 2019

It was really a good learning !

By Julio P

Feb 12, 2016

Excelent informationand videos

By David C K

Oct 24, 2020

Great course. I learnt a lot.

By Anthis K

Sep 04, 2020

It is helpful for a beginner.

By FSC L 5

Dec 16, 2019

Project Planning and Conflict

By Wayne C

Mar 11, 2019

Rlly helped me gain knowledge

By Raúl M F

Aug 22, 2015

Very clear and well organized

By KULKARNI S M

Sep 28, 2020

Amazingly articulated course

By AKOWUAH D O

May 31, 2017

great course by all standard

By Rubens Y

Jan 29, 2017

Excellent! Clear and concise

By ahmed b

Aug 04, 2016

great course ,easy to follow

By Veruzka Sanchez

Oct 26, 2020

Very helpful and revealing.

By Anup K P

Oct 02, 2020

It was a good course indeed