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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

SY

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.

MH

Jun 24, 2020

This course provides some practical situation which enriches my acknowledgment about being a responsible in any project and it also helps me to understand the planning process management proficiently!

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By Tharuki W

Jul 1, 2020

Good as well as benificial course as an undergraduate

By ABDUL R J

Jun 2, 2020

THIS COURSE IS VERY USEFUL MY PROJECT PLANNING METHOD

By Adam V

Mar 22, 2020

I thoroughly enjoyed it and found it easy to follow.

By Juan D L

Aug 12, 2019

Perfect to start to understanding project management.

By Michael S

Feb 12, 2019

The lectures were very good. Short and to the point.

By Anshumaya R

May 10, 2018

A nice practical approach to the course made it good.

By Jorge A

Mar 30, 2018

Course if great!

(ID verification process is terrible)

By Muhammad A

Aug 22, 2017

Excellent Experience. Keep up the good work Coursera.

By Ashley A T

Jan 8, 2017

The teacher is engaging and gives real life examples.

By Sonny C

Nov 29, 2016

Great course material and delivery for the PM novice.

By Nelson P

Jan 27, 2016

Muy didáctico para iniciarse en el mundo de proyectos

By Nitin M

Nov 6, 2021

Best Course for the Project Planning and Management.

By Sebastian C C

May 14, 2021

It is a great way to start in the project management

By Chukwumah P

Dec 2, 2020

Wow!

I learnt a lot and believe you can too

Thank you

By Sati A

Sep 23, 2020

Excellent course with case studies. Very insightful.

By DEBESH S

Sep 20, 2020

ENJOYED LEARNING A LOT OF NEW AND INTERESTING THINGS

By Min T K

Sep 15, 2020

It help me to improve my skill in project management

By Indra A S B A

Sep 8, 2020

Good for beginners, very approachable tone and pace.

By LUIS K H S

Sep 5, 2020

excellent basis for initiating and planning projects

By Deleted A

Sep 1, 2020

The course is simple and excellent for new learners.

By Emilio A J G

Aug 1, 2020

Muy informativo e interesante, aprendí muchas cosas.

By Hammad A S

Jun 10, 2020

Please improve voice quality content was really good

By Alxanov O S

May 11, 2020

It is a very good course, I recommend it to everyone

By M U S

Jul 2, 2019

this cource was much helpful for projects menagement

By Nazgul I

Apr 3, 2017

Very detailed course for beginners. Found it useful.