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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

DS
Nov 19, 2017

It was very helpful for me to understand what the project management is. I am just thinking about starting this new career path and i was feeling comfortable in this field during the learning process.

BS
Jul 5, 2020

Excelent course! It gives you the principles of project management for the early phases, initianing and planning, it has very good dynamic and share examples, it's a good option if you're newbie in PM

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By Margaret M

Jul 26, 2020

Great teaching and illustration.

By Sagabaen, R A C

Jul 1, 2020

Well structured and informative.

By Saad P

Aug 23, 2019

its just great and impressive...

By Loh B H

Apr 11, 2019

Good detailing and more pratical

By Mohamed M T A R

Nov 2, 2016

A very good course . Trustworthy

By Nguyễn V H

May 21, 2021

i see this course very usefull!

By nghiapbmde130067

Feb 18, 2021

khá hay cho 1 khóa học đắt tiền

By Kun R A

Sep 17, 2020

Interesting and easy to follow.

By Lisa S

Mar 30, 2020

Great course, very informative.

By Abhishek K

Dec 16, 2019

It was really a good learning !

By Atul K

May 19, 2021

nice resources for preparation

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