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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.

PI
Nov 25, 2020

Por error en la encuesta presione very dissatisfied, pero en realidad estoy muy satisfecho y contento con el curso, aprendí bastante aunque me tomó un poco más de tiempo por cuestiones externas, 10/10

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By Stefany M d S

Jul 30, 2020

very good!!!!

By OWUSU K M

Jul 13, 2020

Great course.

By Pablo L

Jul 9, 2020

Great course!

By MANASWI C

Jul 3, 2020

learned a lot

By Mario K

Jul 2, 2020

Great course!

By Dannie L T Y

Jun 3, 2020

Great course.

By J z

May 29, 2020

Great course!

By Nazmul A J

May 26, 2020

Alhamdulillah

By Dave S

May 17, 2020

great content

By AMAN S C

May 17, 2020

good teaching

By Bright E A

May 16, 2020

Very impacful

By Shivaprasad A

Apr 27, 2020

Iam thankfull

By R R

Apr 23, 2020

Its wonderful

By DAOUDA A

Apr 8, 2020

Je suis ravis

By Do V P

Oct 19, 2019

great course.

By SARAH H

Jan 25, 2019

Great Course!

By Laurana R

Oct 25, 2018

Great course!

By Iftikhar A

Oct 19, 2018

loving it :-)

By Tamara T B H

Jan 3, 2018

Great Course.

By Yana P

Jul 19, 2017

Great course!

By Luke D

Jun 21, 2017

Great Course!

By Khodr S

Jan 14, 2017

Very helpful!

By Luis M P A

Sep 1, 2016

Great course.

By Sarah F d C

Feb 16, 2016

Just Perfect!

By JORGE A M C

Oct 27, 2015

Excelente (y)