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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.

PD
Jan 28, 2020

Thank you to Coursera for such a great platform to improve our skills and literacy.The learning environment offered here is completely a learn at your own pace environment,making it flexible to learn.

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By Poirier K

Sep 17, 2015

Nice Course !

By ABMA

Sep 15, 2015

Great course!

By Saif U K

Jan 23, 2022

Very helpful

By Cem T

Sep 20, 2021

Satisfactory

By Quynh A L

Aug 29, 2021

Very helpful

By Nguyen M T (

May 22, 2021

Very helpful

By Samantha G

Mar 14, 2021

great course

By J. R

Feb 28, 2021

Nice coursre

By Trần P

Feb 22, 2021

great course

By Viraj M

Jan 24, 2021

Great Course

By DIKSHA S

Jan 15, 2021

very helpful

By Sandaruwan H

Jan 3, 2021

Great Course

By Arathi R M

Dec 30, 2020

Productive !

By Eddy O

Dec 23, 2020

Great Course

By Roumik D

Nov 27, 2020

good gide...

By Joana

Nov 17, 2020

Great course

By Nur F I B A

Oct 25, 2020

Great input!

By (K12_HN) T B M

Oct 14, 2020

Good lesson!

By Abdulaziz S A s

Oct 7, 2020

Good course.

By Yaseen H

Sep 23, 2020

great course

By Rishabh S

Sep 14, 2020

very helpful

By Paresh J

Sep 11, 2020

Interesting.

By Amelia S

Aug 13, 2020

great course

By loyick j w

Aug 9, 2020

very helpful

By Rajapakse P

Jul 28, 2020

Excellent !!