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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Initiating and Planning Projects by University of California, Irvine

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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

Mar 26, 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.

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.

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By Ahtisham S A

Feb 4, 2018

Great Course

By Mohamed a e

Aug 21, 2017

Great Course

By Saurabh S N

Feb 28, 2021

it was good

By Jamal C P J

Oct 27, 2020


By Chandrasekar

Oct 9, 2020

less videos

By ankit t

Jun 19, 2020

good course


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By Rolf L

Oct 15, 2019

Great intro

By Emilyn P H

Apr 8, 2021

Buen curso

By Stephanie C A L

Nov 1, 2020



Aug 11, 2020

Thank you.

By Raymond F J

Sep 10, 2019


By Johan

Feb 28, 2018

I liked it

By Fakhar R k A

Sep 11, 2020

very good

By Darwin P

Aug 2, 2020

muy bueno

By Majd H E

Jun 2, 2020

very good

By Asif A A

May 23, 2020

Good One!

By Prince F O

Mar 2, 2020

good work

By Mustafa E

Feb 4, 2020

very good

By urshana A

Aug 22, 2019

good work

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By Alan-Michael B

Feb 8, 2016

Good info

By Vempally S R

Apr 19, 2020

Good one