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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

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.

MH
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 Lisa S

Mar 30, 2020

Great course, very informative.

By Abhishek K

Dec 16, 2019

It was really a good learning !

By ANANTHA V K

Jan 22, 2021

Good for management leadership

By Julio P

Feb 12, 2016

Excelent informationand videos

By David C K

Oct 24, 2020

Great course. I learnt a lot.

By Anthis K

Sep 4, 2020

It is helpful for a beginner.

By FSC L 5

Dec 16, 2019

Project Planning and Conflict

By Wayne C

Mar 10, 2019

Rlly helped me gain knowledge

By Raúl M F

Aug 22, 2015

Very clear and well organized

By Fortune M

Mar 16, 2021

good course for fundamentals

By KULKARNI S M

Sep 28, 2020

Amazingly articulated course

By Rubens Y

Jan 29, 2017

Excellent! Clear and concise

By ahmed b

Aug 4, 2016

great course ,easy to follow

By Veruzka Sanchez

Oct 26, 2020

Very helpful and revealing.

By Anup K P

Oct 2, 2020

It was a good course indeed

By Mohamed A M

Sep 26, 2020

very help full short course

By Noorul H

Dec 3, 2017

Very Interesting and useful

By Islamuddin F

Feb 23, 2017

It was really great course.

By Md. A S

Jul 13, 2020

Thanks For the Opportunity

By Vasu B

Jun 29, 2020

Great learning experience.

By Shubham S

Jun 1, 2020

Good and very informative.

By JUAN S P

Aug 8, 2019

What a exciting experience

By Javed A

May 31, 2018

Great Course for beginners

By Kyle F

Sep 11, 2017

course was short and easy.

By MEGHA C

Oct 31, 2016

It is reallly good course.