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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

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.

DS

Nov 20, 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 Ry G M

Nov 13, 2015

A great kind of teaching by the professors!

By Muhammad Z A

Jun 15, 2020

Excellent knowledge for Beginners like me.

By Lisa S O

Jun 28, 2017

Really good basic project management class

By Kalpesh S K

Jul 29, 2020

Well Structured and best for the starters

By Peichen W

Aug 13, 2017

Prefer to understand more of case studies

By Abdallah T

Apr 14, 2017

Questions should be a bit more difficult.

By Marco A Z V

Jul 23, 2020

Helpful to have an overview of the PMBOK

By Nathan J

Mar 12, 2019

Very easy to follow even for a beginner.

By Krishnan S

Jun 17, 2017

Links for future reference can be shared

By Laxman G

Dec 11, 2016

This course is reaaly helpful. thank you

By ssalvatierra

May 11, 2016

excellent examples and very good videos.

By Marc H

Nov 01, 2015

Lessons are not compatible with tablets.

By Simone S

Jul 15, 2020

The course content was very informative

By RAHUL K S

Apr 08, 2020

WOw..! This is very informative course.

By Abd E H

Feb 25, 2018

A very good start in project management

By DUBRASKA P B

Mar 09, 2017

Great! i learn how to manage the pmbook

By John P S

Dec 16, 2016

Good first steps in project management,

By WEI Q

Nov 08, 2015

Good course with best reading materials

By Gouthaman P V

Jul 23, 2020

Very insightful course. Learned a lot.

By Prateek R P

May 30, 2020

It could Have more video explanations.

By Nguyễn Q H

Sep 24, 2019

Helpfull, intersting and easy to learn

By Kit F

Apr 12, 2017

Solid information, decent presentation

By Andras B

Oct 13, 2016

Modern style, well organised material.

By Riya D

Apr 25, 2020

course was good and learnt new things

By صالح ع

Nov 12, 2019

Thank you its great courses I love it