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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Initiating and Planning Projects by University of California, Irvine

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3,108 reviews

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

MH

Jun 25, 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!

SY

Aug 31, 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 Hun S K

Jun 11, 2018

Proper and Excellent explanation

By Rukevwe A

Sep 14, 2017

It was easy to follow and grasp.

By Timothy D

Sep 09, 2017

I loved the classes a great deal

By Peter F A S

Aug 23, 2017

The course is very useful for us

By Farida H

Feb 01, 2017

I enjoyed it from the beginning.

By Manuel G

Oct 03, 2016

great course and really helpfull

By Omer I B M

Aug 11, 2016

knowledge presents in a good way

By Josue D Z

May 08, 2016

Very complete! Excellent course!

By Nicolas P

May 08, 2016

Really well made course. Thanks!

By Kelzang W

Oct 06, 2020

Nice course with relevant topic

By Edward M G

Oct 05, 2020

Interactive and useful content.

By Gerard K B C

Oct 02, 2020

Very informative and enjoyable.

By MARYJANE A

Sep 28, 2020

flexible and informative course

By RAMJEE . L

Sep 18, 2020

it's good and very useful to as

By Abdirahman I

Aug 22, 2020

Very Educative and Informative.

By Robert M

Aug 15, 2020

Very engaging and fun to learn!

By Sohail A D

Aug 12, 2020

It is a course worth completing

By Sainath v d

May 21, 2020

Thank you for incridible course

By nandish k

Apr 06, 2020

Good overall knowledge about PM

By Zhivko D

Jan 22, 2020

Margaret tell me so many things

By nil e d

Oct 09, 2019

Great Course, great instructor!

By Phạm T Đ

Sep 19, 2019

Good course! Thank you so much!

By Princelyn A

Jul 04, 2019

Very educative and enlightening

By Marina K

Jul 14, 2018

It's a great course. Thank you!

By Deleted A

Jan 05, 2018

Displayed in an interesting way