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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

MH

Jun 25, 2020

This course provides some practical situation which enriches my acknowledgment about being a responsible in any project and it also helps me to understand the planning process management proficiently!

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 Zaheeruddin A

Jul 12, 2017

Excellent and very informative

By Andrés F G C

Feb 28, 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 07, 2016

Very nicely organized. Thanks!

By Carlos A A S

Jul 29, 2020

Muchas gracias y mucho éxito!

By Waquar A S

Jul 25, 2020

very helpful work and project

By Sewwandi J

Jul 08, 2020

I really enjoyed this course.

By RITHEESH V V

Jun 25, 2020

Excellent & Looking Forward!!

By Moayad E A

Jun 12, 2020

this cours is very profitable

By chetan a l

Jun 02, 2020

This course helps me alot....

By Alejandra H

May 29, 2020

Easy to follow and understand

By Shakhawat K

May 15, 2020

That was very nice experience

By Mahmud S B

May 14, 2020

That was an excellent course.

By Shawn G

May 05, 2020

Easy and to the point, great.

By Nndwamato S

Mar 30, 2020

very informative and relevant

By Julia A

Mar 19, 2019

Easy to follow and enjoyable!

By Abeer A

Oct 20, 2018

i do like it really thank you

By Karim F M

Jan 14, 2018

Very helpful and very useful.

By Mayar M S

Aug 26, 2017

it's beneficial for beginners

By Siddharth S

Aug 03, 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed the course

By Marisha G

Jul 10, 2017

Great overview and breakdown!

By Adson M d N

May 26, 2017

It was very beneficial to me.

By Maria D C

Jan 23, 2017

Interesting! Well organized!!