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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

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.

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.

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By Dinh T K (

Sep 21, 2020

Brief, focus on the main point

By Luz B

Aug 15, 2020

Estoy feliz, quiero continuar!

By PASWAN S R

Aug 14, 2020

It was an excellent experience

By Cynthia M C M

Jul 7, 2020

Definitivamente lo recomiendo!

By Deleted A

Jul 2, 2020

Muy instructivo e interesante.

By SATYAM S

Jun 22, 2020

Amazing course. Great content.

By ARUN R G

May 29, 2020

Good experience. Rich content.

By Adam K

Mar 30, 2020

Informative and easy to digest

By lekaa a

Oct 12, 2019

a wonderful and helpful course

By Muhammad Z H

Sep 3, 2019

I have learned alot professor.

By Mercurio C

Jul 28, 2018

Buen curso =) ¡Muchas gracias!

By Anand S

Jul 26, 2017

Very engaging and informative.

By Zaheeruddin A

Jul 12, 2017

Excellent and very informative

By Andrés F G C

Feb 27, 2017

great way to start a PM career

By Juan C v R

Oct 12, 2016

Great course, very insightful.

By Pierre J

Aug 22, 2016

Très bon cours, à recommander.

By Sophia V

May 7, 2016

Very nicely organized. Thanks!

By Inna L

May 27, 2022

Thanks! It is a great course.

By Nour e s

Mar 6, 2021

helpful and beneficial course

By Katherine D A R

Jan 18, 2021

Me pareció un curso muy útil.

By Gabriela F

Dec 7, 2020

Very good introductory course

By Genald R V

Oct 15, 2020

I learned so much! Thank you.

By CHRISTIAN T C P

Sep 19, 2020

Very interesting small course

By Sulaiman M K

Sep 16, 2020

It's unique and so Educative.

By Carlos A A S

Jul 29, 2020

Muchas gracias y mucho éxito!