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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

MH
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!

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 Summer S

Jul 11, 2016

Wonderful course! Very helpful!

By Frank R

Sep 22, 2021

Very interesting and educative

By Abdul N L

Jul 19, 2021

Amazing and Easy to Understand

By Preeti K

Mar 14, 2021

Really helpful and interesting

By Cindy G

Dec 31, 2020

Enjoyed this class and its tho

By Dinh T K (

Sep 21, 2020

Brief, focus on the main point

By Luz B

Aug 15, 2020

Estoy feliz, quiero continuar!

By PASWAN S R

Aug 14, 2020

It was an excellent experience

By Cynthia M C M

Jul 7, 2020

Definitivamente lo recomiendo!

By Deleted A

Jul 2, 2020

Muy instructivo e interesante.

By SATYAM S

Jun 22, 2020

Amazing course. Great content.

By ARUN R G

May 29, 2020

Good experience. Rich content.

By Adam K

Mar 30, 2020

Informative and easy to digest

By lekaa a

Oct 12, 2019

a wonderful and helpful course

By Muhammad Z H

Sep 3, 2019

I have learned alot professor.

By Mercurio C

Jul 28, 2018

Buen curso =) ¡Muchas gracias!

By Anand S

Jul 26, 2017

Very engaging and informative.

By Zaheeruddin A

Jul 12, 2017

Excellent and very informative

By Andrés F G C

Feb 27, 2017

great way to start a PM career

By Juan C v R

Oct 12, 2016

Great course, very insightful.

By Pierre J

Aug 22, 2016

Très bon cours, à recommander.

By Sophia V

May 7, 2016

Very nicely organized. Thanks!

By Nour e s

Mar 6, 2021

helpful and beneficial course

By Katherine D A R

Jan 18, 2021

Me pareció un curso muy útil.

By Gabriela F

Dec 7, 2020

Very good introductory course