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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.

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 Oluwafunmibi O

Jul 13, 2020

Really helpful

By Nabil G P

Jul 5, 2020

perfect course

By Aaradhya N

Jun 16, 2020

Really helpful

By Goodness O

Jun 7, 2020

Thanks a bunch

By LongLHSE04894

Feb 9, 2020

Greate course!


Jan 28, 2020

it was perfect

By loay A M K

Jan 2, 2020

a great course

By Carvetta

Dec 4, 2019

Easy to follow

By Teddy M

Oct 22, 2019

Perfect course

By Carla C

Feb 14, 2019

Totally worthy

By Arif M

Mar 15, 2018

Great learning

By 王鑫

Nov 14, 2017

A Great Stater

By Mary I M F

Jul 4, 2017

This is great!

By Gabriele C

Apr 14, 2017

amazing course

By Binh D T

Dec 8, 2016

really helpful

By Turifah Y

Nov 2, 2016

Simply Great !

By mark s

Oct 22, 2016

much much good

By Rufat S

Jun 14, 2016

Great Course !

By Amazing I

Feb 23, 2016

Very Exciting.

By Anil K k

Sep 19, 2015

great tutorial

By Hanliang C

Sep 11, 2015

Really useful!

By Nguyen D T T

Oct 2, 2021

thank so much

By Barendra B

Sep 13, 2021

good learning

By Santiago M

Apr 30, 2021

Great Course!

By Stephanie F

Mar 9, 2021

Great videos!