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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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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!

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.

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By Lalit

May 11, 2017

Good start

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By Abhijeet U

Sep 19, 2016

good stuff

By Azhar A

Aug 17, 2016

very nice!

By Hubert K

Mar 19, 2016

Thank You!

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Mar 14, 2016

very nice.

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Oct 21, 2015

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Apr 15, 2021

Muy bueno

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Apr 5, 2021

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By Bashayer a

Mar 6, 2021

جدا رائعه

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Jan 13, 2021

very good

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Jan 9, 2021

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Dec 1, 2020

very good

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Nov 28, 2020

very good


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Oct 16, 2020

thank you