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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...
foundational knowledge
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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.

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 Swapnil G k

May 29, 2020

Really great 👍


May 22, 2020

nice experience

By Gayan M

May 13, 2020

very satisfied.

By Embark

Apr 19, 2020

محتوى رائع جداً

By Chinmay M

Nov 28, 2019

very insightful

By Sergey

Nov 28, 2018

Very structured

By Nancy U

Oct 17, 2018

excelente curso

By MariaDR R

Aug 18, 2018

learned so much

By Roser E

Feb 4, 2018

Amazing course!

By Reila A G

Sep 12, 2017

Amazing course!

By Jagdish S

Sep 1, 2017

Love this class

By Subin R

Sep 25, 2016

Great course!!!

By TuoiDTHE130958

May 29, 2021

it'shelp me so


Mar 1, 2021

Great Courses!

By TaiNKHE130279

Jan 17, 2021

I love cousera

By Mohamed N K

Jan 9, 2021

Perfect course

By Rakesh R

Dec 9, 2020

Great Material


Nov 28, 2020

Well Explained


Nov 11, 2020

very educative

By Ainsley D F

Oct 24, 2020

Great Teacher!

By Nguyen M T (

Sep 24, 2020

So good for me

By Jose N

Sep 15, 2020

muy buen curso

By Rasika.s

Aug 22, 2020

Excellent work

By Karl L G

Aug 20, 2020

Great Course !

By Malik W S

Jul 18, 2020

jutst loved it