Chevron Left
Back to Initiating and Planning Projects

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

4.7
stars
14,907 ratings
2,874 reviews

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...
Highlights
foundational knowledge
(842 Reviews)
introductory course
(675 Reviews)

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.

Filter by:

1451 - 1475 of 2,850 Reviews for Initiating and Planning Projects

By Kate G

Jan 03, 2017

It was an excellent introduction.

By Alberto M U F

Dec 20, 2016

Excellent course, easy to digest!

By Kristina T

Nov 24, 2016

Great course, easy to understand.

By Witold R

Aug 18, 2015

really good starter for fresh PM.

By Azhar A H

Sep 17, 2020

i learned a lot from this course

By Dipto R M

Aug 21, 2020

Great course I've learned a lot.

By Arbaz k k

Aug 10, 2020

Best way to improve your careers

By Benjamin V D

Aug 02, 2020

excelente curso full recomendado

By USMAN A

Jun 27, 2020

Excellent design of this course.

By Syed U A

Apr 28, 2020

Easy to learn and knowledgeable.

By Vitor P I P

Apr 22, 2020

Awesome, thanks for opportunity!

By Qazi F

Mar 20, 2020

Excellent course , Learned allot

By Tanitoluwa K

Jan 30, 2020

The course was very enlightening

By Pavas S

Jul 24, 2019

Course was basic but productive.

By Khouzama A

Oct 07, 2018

it's a great course, very useful

By Hun S K

Jun 11, 2018

Proper and Excellent explanation

By Rukevwe A

Sep 14, 2017

It was easy to follow and grasp.

By Timothy D

Sep 09, 2017

I loved the classes a great deal

By Peter F A S

Aug 23, 2017

The course is very useful for us

By Farida H

Feb 01, 2017

I enjoyed it from the beginning.

By Manuel G

Oct 03, 2016

great course and really helpfull

By Omer I B M

Aug 11, 2016

knowledge presents in a good way

By Josue D Z

May 08, 2016

Very complete! Excellent course!

By Nicolas P

May 08, 2016

Really well made course. Thanks!