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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

DS
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.

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.

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By Kelvin T

Oct 31, 2017

Great course

By Rafael L

Aug 6, 2017

Excellent!!!

By Hussam A

Jul 23, 2017

great course

By AHMED I M N

Feb 24, 2017

thanks a lot

By Mutasem A

Jan 28, 2017

Great course

By Enderson V d C

Dec 17, 2016

Excelente!!!

By Matheus d G

Dec 7, 2016

Ótimo curso!

By HAMMED A

May 15, 2016

GREAT COURSE

By Mario G S

Feb 14, 2016

Very good...

By Mohamed F A E E

Oct 21, 2015

Great Course

By Ahmed A E

Sep 11, 2015

very helpful

By Suklikar A N

Jul 13, 2021

good course

By Rajeev R J

Jan 28, 2021

nice course

By Margaret T

Jan 25, 2021

awesome!!!!

By TranHoa

Jan 17, 2021

nice course

By himanshu

Nov 9, 2020

good course

By John V

Oct 17, 2020

Great work!

By Hritikesh S

Oct 5, 2020

Good course

By Kavya B 0

Sep 23, 2020

good course

By CHIRAG K

Sep 18, 2020

good awsome

By Ojo S t

Sep 13, 2020

nice course

By Kim A

Aug 26, 2020

incredible!

By Dr. S G R

Aug 4, 2020

Nice Course

By Jaswin S F

Aug 3, 2020

Good course

By Santosh Y

Jul 9, 2020

Nice course