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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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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.


Aug 30, 2020

The course is a very great asset to any aspiring project manager. You get to understand the fundamentals and essentials in any given project and the means to ameliorate conflicts amongst stakeholders.

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By Pasindu M

Sep 10, 2020

Gave me lot of valuable knowledge regarding planning projects.

By Kleidy V O

Aug 25, 2020

Muy completo, me gustó mucho sobre todo los casos y ejercicios

By Ibrahim H

Aug 21, 2020

Great introduction to the project planing and management world

By Vo N L - S

Jul 21, 2020

I cannot say anything more than one word : It's Amazing course

By Anas B A

Jul 19, 2020

Excellent course for beginners in the Project Management Field

By Rodolfo D d l P

Jul 15, 2020

Está muy completo y con información aplicable en todo momento.

By P V B

Jul 8, 2020

useful lectures and understandable material for any beginners.

By Jayanaka L D

Jul 3, 2020

Easy to understand than the course conducted by the PMI itself

By Ruta P

May 26, 2020

Excellent approach of teaching. The content was really useful.

By Bhumi S

May 5, 2020

It was really an interesting journey I learned so many things.

By Md. M R

Apr 27, 2020

The instructor can be termed as best. Easy plus comprehensive.

By Catarine C

Mar 16, 2020

It's a fast and complete initial course of Project Management.

By Alexandr G

Jun 22, 2019

This is a very good introductory course to start a new career.

By Dahouet-Boigny A A

May 18, 2018

Excellent ! I love it ! I can't wait to get to an MBA degree !

By Sameer G

Jan 8, 2018

Videos and reading material are easy to understand and follow.

By Christopher C

Dec 18, 2017

easy to understand and the instructor is really understandable

By Alison C

Nov 30, 2017

Great videos, concise, but thorough and did it at my own pace!

By Rajeev B

Nov 17, 2017

Should get transcript of all the files, so that we can review.

By Gifty A A

Mar 30, 2017

That was a good beginning for new comers on project management

By agustín t q

Aug 25, 2015

Introducción perfecta a la Gestión de Proyectos. Muy "humana".

By Guefif M

Jun 15, 2022

interesting course, clear, structured and easy to understand.

By Joanna P

Nov 17, 2021

A thorough introduction to a complex topic. Great for laymen.

By Helene V

Apr 30, 2021

Very good introduction to project management. Great structure

By Milton F

Apr 14, 2021

the course is very informative, understandable and convenient