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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.

OU
Mar 26, 2018

This is absolutely worth everything that I invested into this course. And I do not mind studying it all over again! I recommend it for anyone who wants to learn project management. Thank you Margaret.

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By Vincentius C H

Apr 22, 2020

very helpful

By Iselowo o s

Apr 14, 2020

SATISFACTORY

By Wan M A B W B

Apr 12, 2020

Good course.

By paul k

Apr 9, 2020

great one!!!

By Taha O

Apr 4, 2020

viel gelernt

By Vamsi K R

Jan 3, 2020

Good content

By ABASS A M B

Dec 15, 2019

Thank you 💖

By Sonam P

Oct 23, 2019

Great Course

By Sayedane M

Oct 3, 2019

Nice Course.

By Svetlana K

Oct 1, 2019

Very useful!

By Subin B

Jul 26, 2019

Very Helpful

By Tisiya M

Jul 22, 2019

Very helpful

By LIA R G C

Mar 25, 2019

EXCELENTE!!!

By Peter

Jan 28, 2019

Great Course

By Kathleen B

Aug 31, 2018

Great start!

By Mario A

Apr 26, 2018

It is great!

By Khalid W A

Apr 15, 2018

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By Manuel H G

Mar 1, 2018

Great Course

By Francis K

Jan 16, 2018

great course

By Ropafadzo M

Nov 7, 2017

Great course

By Kelvin T

Oct 31, 2017

Great course

By Rafael L

Aug 6, 2017

Excellent!!!

By Hussam A

Jul 23, 2017

great course

By AHMED I M N

Feb 24, 2017

thanks a lot

By Mutasem A

Jan 28, 2017

Great course