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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Initiating and Planning Projects by University of California, Irvine

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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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Top reviews

SY

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.

OU

Mar 26, 2018

This is absolutely worth everything that I invested into this course. And I do not mind studying it all over again! I recommend it for anyone who wants to learn project management. Thank you Margaret.

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By Luis A

Jun 21, 2016

It is a good introduction to the field

By Nevrantzas V

Feb 17, 2016

The best course in Project Development

By Sahayaraj M

Sep 30, 2015

Enjoyed refreshing through this Course

By Misty A

Aug 16, 2015

I am learning so much! Great Instruct

By Lidya R

Feb 25, 2022

clear and understandable explanation!

By Nuha A A

Sep 24, 2021

perfect and i learned a lot of things

By Mamokganya D M

Jun 21, 2021

it was a very much interesting Course

By ZhouWei

Feb 5, 2021

very helpful especially for beginners

By Ghassan M S

Jan 25, 2021

Very interesting contents. Thank you.

By CHAN P

Jan 11, 2021

프로젝트 매니지먼트가 어떤것인지 이해하는데에 큰 도움이 되었습니다.

By Aizaz A

Jan 3, 2021

Very informative course for beginners

By Tharindu R H

Jan 3, 2021

Very valuable and interesting course.

By Assampong M G

Nov 2, 2020

I enjoyed every aspect of the course.

By Shreyashi K

Oct 9, 2020

This experience enhanced my learning.

By AMANDA J

Aug 28, 2020

The best course in project management

By Vishal S

Apr 28, 2020

Highly recommended!! Amazing content.

By JAMES R P B

Sep 12, 2019

Good Learning materials for beginners

By Amal A

Jul 25, 2019

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By Michael S

Nov 11, 2018

Nice warm up. I bet it gets trickier!

By Stephen J

Aug 11, 2017

Good. Seemed pretty straight forward.

By Lyu A

Jun 25, 2016

It is very helpful for a new learner.

By Great A

May 23, 2022

Simple to comprehend and insightful!

By Erneste S

Aug 13, 2021

T​his course is very well structured

By nora n

Jun 19, 2021

amazing course it was really helpful

By David N

Mar 16, 2021

I really learned so much. Thank you.