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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

SY

Aug 31, 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.

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 Sifelani N

Jan 12, 2018

Excellent foundation course

By Robert O

Jun 03, 2017

Perfect for my line of work

By Wéry S

Apr 25, 2017

Really interesting. Thanks!

By Nicole B

Feb 10, 2016

Very engaging presentation!

By jeremyshu

Jan 26, 2016

很有趣且實用的一門專案課程,謝謝老師的教導,受益良多。

By Mostafa M

Nov 29, 2015

Very professional & helpful

By Dorothyjmwu

Nov 12, 2015

very useful course, thanks.

By Nosherwan K A Z

Sep 11, 2020

she is precise and concise

By Karthik V 1

Sep 04, 2020

it was fun ,happy learning

By CESAR S P O

Aug 31, 2020

Very helpful and enlighten

By Abubakarr K

Jul 14, 2020

Challenging and educative.

By Nermeen M

Jul 04, 2020

thanks for that big effort

By Kazi M A J

Jul 03, 2020

it was good ! i am impress

By Hasan A

Jun 23, 2020

I am enjoying this course.

By JOSE L P G

Jun 18, 2020

I like so much this course

By Md R I

Jun 11, 2020

This is the helpful review

By Abdullah A Z

May 22, 2020

really helpful for myself.

By yonghuili

May 11, 2020

its good start course of P

By Debashish H

May 01, 2020

very much effection course

By SHUBHAM R B

Apr 27, 2020

VERY GOOD TECHING APPRAOCH

By Vivek R

Apr 04, 2020

Very good study materials.

By Christopher J

Apr 04, 2020

Very fast and imformative.

By Ezekiel F

Jul 01, 2019

Great and detailed course.

By Dias K

Feb 04, 2019

Very interesting PM course

By Влад Р

Jun 23, 2018

Great as a starting point.