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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 Hisham A

Apr 10, 2020

Useful and necessary for young PMs

By Abdulla

Jan 21, 2020

I benefited a lot form this course

By Delaney O

Jan 04, 2020

Very informative and enlightening.

By Saeedullah A

Dec 25, 2019

This was very helpful for initiate

By samer s h n

Dec 16, 2019

very interesting and useful course

By GAVIN D M

Apr 05, 2019

Great course, I learnt many things

By Renee

Aug 28, 2018

Great intro to Project Management.

By Jignesh P

Jul 22, 2018

This was very good. It has set the

By 梁轶斌

Dec 30, 2017

Well-organized and easy to access!

By Abdikani A S

Dec 02, 2017

this course is really interesting.

By Nada S

Mar 24, 2017

great course with great proffesors

By Lisa D

Nov 20, 2016

Presented in a way easy to master.

By Roberto Q

Sep 22, 2015

excelent material and great scope!

By Prem P S

Sep 02, 2020

thank you ma'am and sir.

very nice

By Trina C

Aug 31, 2020

Very inspiring panelist interview

By Antonio D A

Jun 02, 2020

Great course! Highly recommended!

By Danish A

May 20, 2020

This course is very informational

By Maureen C D

Apr 14, 2020

Very well explained with examples

By Botirov D B o

Apr 12, 2020

Thank you! It was awesome course!

By Zizhuo X

Feb 03, 2020

Easy to understand. Very helpful!

By Rosemarie R

Nov 27, 2018

Grate course , wonderful lecturer

By Alexandra C K

Jul 12, 2018

very interesting, good professor,

By adam t

Nov 13, 2017

Great class, good videos. Thanks!

By Salah A A

Apr 12, 2017

very useful & interesting course!

By Condre K

Feb 21, 2017

Excellent Course!! Learned a lot!