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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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Top reviews

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.

Jul 5, 2020

Excelent course! It gives you the principles of project management for the early phases, initianing and planning, it has very good dynamic and share examples, it's a good option if you're newbie in PM

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By Natasha M

Nov 22, 2020

Margaret Meloni rocks!

By Ma. C G R

Oct 10, 2020

Worth learning online.

By Yogeshwaran. J

Sep 20, 2020

Its very useful for us

By Aynur H

Sep 1, 2020

Thanks for everything.

By Frank R

Jul 20, 2020

good one to start with

By juan f a r

Jul 19, 2020

that is a great course

By Varshitha A

Jul 7, 2020

Loves the bonus videos

By Dawar H

Jun 13, 2020

one of the best course

By Maram A

May 3, 2020

it was a great course.

By Trần Q N

Feb 6, 2020

Good stuff for newbie!

By Shareka M

Jan 8, 2020

Great for BEGINNERS!!!

By Nancy D B C

Aug 21, 2019

Well structured course

By Siddharth S

Nov 21, 2017

just one word Amazing.

By Anastasia S

Oct 14, 2017

Do like it! Thank you!

By Kateryna B

Oct 3, 2017

As expected. Thank you

By akshay y

Sep 21, 2017

Great and Descriptive!


Apr 25, 2017

Excellent Course...!!!

By Stephen R

Dec 18, 2016

I just love this stuff

By Nguyen T L

Nov 18, 2016

Very very very... good

By Bagei A A

Sep 24, 2020

The course is awesome

By Mohammed A W

Aug 12, 2020

it was helpful course

By Turan C B

Aug 3, 2020

It was good actually.

By Hamida M

Jul 27, 2020

Great course. Thanks!

By Deepjyoti P

Jul 19, 2020

its a good experiende