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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

PI
Nov 25, 2020

Por error en la encuesta presione very dissatisfied, pero en realidad estoy muy satisfecho y contento con el curso, aprendí bastante aunque me tomó un poco más de tiempo por cuestiones externas, 10/10

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.

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By Karthik R

May 21, 2020

Good one, with higher knowledge gaining course

By Eugenio P

Jun 10, 2019

Interesting foundations for project management

By Aleksejs Z

Oct 8, 2018

Descriptive introduction to project management

By Tommy B

May 21, 2017

Sometimes dry, but the material itself is dry.

By Matthew M

Feb 24, 2016

Informative, basic, nuts and bolts information

By Ekaterina E

Jun 1, 2021

I​t was very interesting and well explained.

By Bablu P

Oct 28, 2020

Great starter course for initiating projects

By akshay g

Oct 6, 2020

more detailed video content would be better.

By Gábor B

Jun 17, 2020

It is a nice summary with fair expectations.

By Jannatul F N

Oct 22, 2016

Refurbish your project management knowledge.

By Michel R

Sep 9, 2016

Easy to understand and simple to keep track!

By Hugo v S

Sep 3, 2015

A good course introducing Project management

By Leigh C

Jan 19, 2021

Very good introduction to project planning.

By bechir k

Dec 27, 2020

Formation très enrichissante

Merci beaucoup.

By VINCENT O A

Jun 22, 2020

it really build me up in project management

By MOHAMMAD F A

Jun 18, 2020

LEVEL OF THIS COURSE IS A LITTLE LOW FOR ME

By Jamshid S

Aug 6, 2019

Very interesting and easy to learn material

By Flavia S

Jun 28, 2019

Good overall overview of project management

By vishnu

Feb 22, 2016

Good start to understand project management

By Ry G M

Nov 13, 2015

A great kind of teaching by the professors!

By Muhammad Z A

Jun 15, 2020

Excellent knowledge for Beginners like me.

By Lisa S O

Jun 28, 2017

Really good basic project management class

By Anastasia G

Mar 15, 2021

The last test repeats the previous tests.

By kalpesh s

Jul 29, 2020

Well Structured and best for the starters

By Peichen W

Aug 13, 2017

Prefer to understand more of case studies