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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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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.


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 Arif M

Mar 15, 2018

Great learning

By 王鑫

Nov 14, 2017

A Great Stater

By Mary I M F

Jul 4, 2017

This is great!

By Gabriele C

Apr 14, 2017

amazing course

By Binh D T

Dec 8, 2016

really helpful

By Turifah Y

Nov 2, 2016

Simply Great !

By mark s

Oct 22, 2016

much much good

By Rufat S

Jun 14, 2016

Great Course !

By Amazing I

Feb 23, 2016

Very Exciting.

By Anil K K

Sep 19, 2015

great tutorial

By Hanliang C

Sep 11, 2015

Really useful!

By Jorge R

Dec 13, 2022

Muy completo.

By Amruddin H

Oct 13, 2022

it was great

By Vafa

Sep 26, 2022

Good course!

By Moumita D

May 7, 2022

learned a lot

By Ha Q T ( H

Feb 21, 2022


By Sherrard C

Feb 4, 2022

Loved it!!!!!

By Maryam N

Dec 12, 2021

Great course!


Nov 7, 2021

Great course!

By Nguyen D T T

Oct 2, 2021

thank so much

By Barendra B

Sep 13, 2021

good learning

By Santiago M

Apr 30, 2021

Great Course!

By Stephanie F

Mar 9, 2021

Great videos!

By Mariam I

Feb 6, 2021

Great Course.

By Andrés C

Jan 30, 2021

Great course!