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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.


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.

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By Do N H

Jan 30, 2021

This course is very useful for me.

By Digvijay T P

Jan 24, 2021

the course content is really good.

By Issa K

Dec 25, 2020

Awesome Training Course Thank You!

By Ahmad k A

Dec 11, 2020

thank you so much for your efforts

By Tuuli P

Nov 11, 2020

Loved every part of it. Thank you!

By Sree D K K

Sep 28, 2020

Fundamentals of Project Management

By Abdullah A M

Sep 17, 2020

Great to be learning to add skills

By Narmadha.M

Jul 16, 2020

Please make the sound more louder.

By Tarandeep S

Jul 14, 2020


By Willard S

Apr 25, 2020

Easy to follow if you're a novice.

By Hisham A

Apr 10, 2020

Useful and necessary for young PMs

By Abdulla

Jan 21, 2020

I benefited a lot form this course

By Delaney O

Jan 4, 2020

Very informative and enlightening.

By Saeedullah A

Dec 25, 2019

This was very helpful for initiate

By samer n

Dec 16, 2019

very interesting and useful course


Apr 5, 2019

Great course, I learnt many things

By Renee

Aug 28, 2018

Great intro to Project Management.

By Jignesh P

Jul 22, 2018

This was very good. It has set the

By Yibin L

Dec 29, 2017

Well-organized and easy to access!

By Abdikani A S

Dec 2, 2017

this course is really interesting.

By Nada S

Mar 24, 2017

great course with great proffesors

By Lisa D

Nov 19, 2016

Presented in a way easy to master.

By Roberto Q

Sep 22, 2015

excelent material and great scope!

By Ken C

Oct 3, 2022

Thanks for the great instruction

By Serame P

May 25, 2022

Very informative and I enjoyed it