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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

PD
Jan 28, 2020

Thank you to Coursera for such a great platform to improve our skills and literacy.The learning environment offered here is completely a learn at your own pace environment,making it flexible to learn.

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By Supat B

Jun 7, 2019

Fun and learn a lot about Project management and team managament

By Liam L

Jun 28, 2017

Using this immediately as a freelancer that runs my own business

By Priti R

Dec 11, 2016

Loved the course it was very informative and easy to understand.

By Shahan N

May 28, 2016

Great for people looking to learn more about project management.

By Loris B

Apr 3, 2016

Course very useful and informative especially suitable for begin

By Agnius G

Nov 24, 2020

Course helped me to look at my job from the different prospect.

By Sheikh M S

Oct 3, 2020

This course is absolutely good for the initial stage of project

By ZengSha G

Sep 19, 2020

Simple to follow, the materials are easy to read and understand

By LUC L

Jul 25, 2020

Very helpful information about project management and planning.

By Srirama K

Jun 11, 2020

All contents of course are excellent. nable to download courses

By Arjun R

Apr 27, 2020

Very well structured and would highly recommend this course :).

By Italo A M

Nov 20, 2019

Excelente curso. Pratico, objetivo e muito aplicável ao dia dia

By andrew f

Mar 21, 2019

good walk through of several of the chapters of the PMBOK Guide

By Mohammadali S

Feb 11, 2019

Very Good course to learn the Fondaments of Project Management.

By Saulet Y

Jan 28, 2019

Very useful and productive course! Highly recommend to take it!

By manuel A

Jul 13, 2018

Aprendi aspectos importantes de la administracion de poroyectos

By Pranoy C

May 28, 2018

Extremely Informative! All the imperative aspects were covered.

By Manuel A R G

Nov 3, 2017

Excellent course. Very good introduction to Project Management.

By José S A

Oct 8, 2017

Concepts very well explained. Missing more and harder exercises

By Maialen P

Sep 24, 2017

It was a great course to get to know the basics about projects.

By oleg_go@rambler.ru

Nov 7, 2016

Awesome! It changed my view on the topic absolutely! Thank you!

By Adnan k

Feb 17, 2016

it was a good learning experience , course content is excellent

By Bradley H

Feb 12, 2016

A great introduction to Project Management. Clear and concise.

By Roberto S Y

Sep 9, 2015

Very convenient and excellent review material for us engineers.

By Kelly B

Mar 2, 2021

Great instructor, and amazing program for an on-line platform!