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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

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Jan 29, 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.

OU

Mar 27, 2018

This is absolutely worth everything that I invested into this course. And I do not mind studying it all over again! I recommend it for anyone who wants to learn project management. Thank you Margaret.

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By Harsha D M

Apr 16, 2017

Excellent !

By Chen Y

Nov 20, 2016

Good course

By Floreana D T

Oct 15, 2016

Excellent!!

By Michael W

Sep 24, 2016

Nice Course

By Alena N

Jun 29, 2016

Just great!

By KATHAR Y V

May 13, 2020

excellent.

By Huseyin

May 09, 2020

Awesome...

By ANTO J D

May 08, 2020

It's good.

By pacharaphat

Apr 27, 2020

good thing

By Dovile M

Apr 14, 2020

Very Good!

By Aliaksandr A

Mar 30, 2020

Thank you!

By Rogelio A S

Jan 03, 2020

Excelente!

By Divvya.T

Nov 27, 2019

Loved it !

By Nguyễn C B

Nov 15, 2019

good learn

By Исфандияров Р Н

Nov 04, 2019

Thank you!

By Tran T T T

Sep 11, 2019

Very Good!

By Okechukwu O

Aug 20, 2019

IMPRESSIVE

By Sandra N L S

Oct 18, 2018

his course

By Md. Z R

May 07, 2018

Excellent.

By Lalit

May 12, 2017

Good start

By Gabriel M

Oct 19, 2016

Excellent!

By Abhijeet U

Sep 19, 2016

good stuff

By Azhar A

Aug 18, 2016

very nice!

By Hubert K

Mar 19, 2016

Thank You!

By Shrikant R K

Mar 14, 2016

very nice.