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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...
foundational knowledge

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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.


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 Carlos J C H

May 2, 2022

excellent course

By Miguel L

Feb 24, 2022

E​xcelente curso

By Ariel L M R

Feb 6, 2022

Good information

By Deleted A

Jan 19, 2022

Very good course

By Duol K

Oct 1, 2021

its very helpful

By Suhail T M S A M

Sep 23, 2021

wonderful course

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Aug 13, 2021


By Subrato G

Jul 9, 2021

Very Good Course

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Jun 26, 2021


By Ike D E

Jun 11, 2021

very interesting

By Raihan N

Apr 27, 2021

very insightfull

By Revathy K

Apr 2, 2021

Excellent Course

By Jaiprakash Y

Mar 13, 2021

enjoyed learning

By Wandalberto C S

Feb 18, 2021

Excelente curso.

By VidurangaSAV

Jan 11, 2021

Very good course

By Shari R

Jan 6, 2021

Excellent Course

By Elgun X

Jan 6, 2021

İt is incradible

By Sylvia A A P

Dec 26, 2020

Very good course

By Necmettin K

Dec 15, 2020

very good course


Dec 3, 2020

Excellend Course

By Ali S A H ( O - T A H

Nov 5, 2020

excellent course

By Andrew S

Oct 20, 2020

Excellent course

By Jumaine S

Oct 15, 2020

Very good course

By Seon L

Oct 10, 2020

Excellent course


Oct 8, 2020

Awesome platform