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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Initiating and Planning Projects by University of California, Irvine

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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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Top reviews

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!

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.

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By Magid H

May 14, 2020

light and informative

By Sibo C

Mar 15, 2017

questions are too eas

By Bismillah G B

Sep 21, 2020

its very good course

By Curtis J

Sep 11, 2021

G​reat information.


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Jul 11, 2020

Productive sessions

By Raghupathi G

Jul 3, 2020

Excellent course...

By Anton F

Sep 5, 2019

Good for the basics

By Drera L

Oct 20, 2017

Very good course!!!


Jun 19, 2017

Good content bundle

By Ilya B

Dec 4, 2016

Not so interactive.

By Michael M

Jul 28, 2016

Seemed a bit basic.

By Kumari y

Oct 17, 2020

effective learning

By Lareina C

Jul 15, 2020

Informative course

By Anish D

Jun 1, 2018

Great for starters

By Felipe T C

Mar 30, 2016

Good for begginers

By Daniel P O

Mar 27, 2021

very good content

By Alanis P

Dec 26, 2020

very informative!

By Ruhul A

Sep 28, 2020

So more excellent

By Mohamed D A

Nov 10, 2017

it is very useful

By Ruben M P

Mar 21, 2021

Good information

By Madhu b m

Jan 12, 2021

Very nice course


Jan 1, 2021

Highly satisfied

By Shayan P N

Oct 17, 2020

Very informative

By Aadarsh S

Sep 30, 2020

Very Informative