Chevron Left
Back to Initiating and Planning Projects

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

4.7
stars
21,665 ratings

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...
Highlights
foundational knowledge

(842 Reviews)

introductory course

(675 Reviews)

Top reviews

PD

Jan 28, 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.

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.

Filter by:

2026 - 2050 of 4,025 Reviews for Initiating and Planning Projects

By Noor F M T

Oct 26, 2022

It was an exciting exploration!

By Khalid M A A

Aug 17, 2021

THANK YOU FOR THIS USEFUL COURSE

By Solita M C

Feb 28, 2021

Overall, very good intro Course!

By Baronika O

Jan 22, 2021

The course was very informative!

By Gigi G P

Jan 17, 2021

Informatiive and well structured

By Ramil N

Dec 14, 2020

It was a very interesting course

By Lizette A B E

Nov 6, 2020

really useful!! i like it a lot!

By Vongdalone V

Oct 10, 2020

Very good amount of information.

By Shah Z A

Oct 5, 2020

Very interesting and informative

By Azhar A H

Sep 17, 2020

i learned a lot from this course

By Dipto R M

Aug 21, 2020

Great course I've learned a lot.

By Arbaz k k

Aug 10, 2020

Best way to improve your careers

By Benjamin V D

Aug 1, 2020

excelente curso full recomendado

By USMAN A

Jun 27, 2020

Excellent design of this course.

By Syed U A

Apr 28, 2020

Easy to learn and knowledgeable.

By Vitor P I P

Apr 22, 2020

Awesome, thanks for opportunity!

By Qazi F

Mar 20, 2020

Excellent course , Learned allot

By Tanitoluwa K

Jan 30, 2020

The course was very enlightening

By Pavas S

Jul 24, 2019

Course was basic but productive.

By Khouzama A

Oct 7, 2018

it's a great course, very useful

By Hun S K

Jun 11, 2018

Proper and Excellent explanation

By Rukevwe A

Sep 14, 2017

It was easy to follow and grasp.

By Timothy D

Sep 9, 2017

I loved the classes a great deal

By Peter F A S

Aug 23, 2017

The course is very useful for us