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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

Aug 30, 2020

The course is a very great asset to any aspiring project manager. You get to understand the fundamentals and essentials in any given project and the means to ameliorate conflicts amongst stakeholders.

Jul 5, 2020

Excelent course! It gives you the principles of project management for the early phases, initianing and planning, it has very good dynamic and share examples, it's a good option if you're newbie in PM

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By Lahiru D

Jan 21, 2019

Excellent Course

By Aleksandar R

Nov 29, 2018

Great course for

By Joshua & E

Apr 5, 2018

Excellent Course

By Gyanendra K

Mar 17, 2018

Excellent course

By Kwaku A D

Dec 28, 2017

good to go with.

By Jessica F

Jun 30, 2017

Really great! :)

By kirankumar K

May 26, 2017

Excellent course

By Kyle P

May 9, 2017

Excellent Course

By Rebeca d C C M

Mar 27, 2017

Excellent course

By Felixa P

Jan 17, 2017

Excellent course

By iliasmax

Nov 6, 2016

Excellent course

By Elizabeth O

Nov 6, 2016

Very good course

By Julio C

Oct 6, 2016

Excellent course

By Benjie L

Jul 3, 2016

Love the course.

By Sateesh K R

Jun 17, 2016

Excellent Course


Aug 10, 2021

Clear lecturing

By Trường B N

Mar 15, 2021

it's very good.

By Awwam N M

Feb 4, 2021

Good experience

By Elnur S

Dec 27, 2020

I am very happy

By Jairo C

Dec 3, 2020

Excelent Course

By Roland B

Oct 10, 2020

It was awesome!

By Mahad M A

Sep 27, 2020

It was awesome.

By Aditi Y K

Sep 26, 2020

very helpfullll

By jemina j b

Sep 4, 2020

It was worth it

By Aniruddha J

Jul 20, 2020

Was very useful