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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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BS
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

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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Oct 9, 2020

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By Ankit T

Jun 19, 2020

good course

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May 28, 2020

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By Rolf L

Oct 15, 2019

Great intro

By Stephanie C A L

Nov 1, 2020

Excellent!

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Aug 11, 2020

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By Raymond F J

Sep 10, 2019

Insightful

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Feb 28, 2018

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Sep 11, 2020

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Aug 2, 2020

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Jun 2, 2020

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May 23, 2020

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Mar 2, 2020

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Feb 4, 2020

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Aug 22, 2019

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Nov 7, 2017

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Apr 4, 2017

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Nov 17, 2016

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Feb 8, 2016

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Apr 19, 2020

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Nov 26, 2019

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