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What you will learn

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    Define components of a communications management plan

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    Develop responses for high-priority risks

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    Identify and analyze changes to project scope

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    Prioritize identified risks

Skills you will gain

Project ManagementChange ControlRisk ManagementChange Management

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Approx. 4 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Vietnamese, Arabic

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
20 minutes to complete

Get Started!

Get started in this module by reviewing the course overview and participating in the course survey.

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2 readings
2 readings
Course Overview10m
Course Survey10m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Project Communication

In this module, we will define components of a communications management plan, understand the importance of communications channels, and define the key elements needed to measure and report project scope, schedule, and cost performance.

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3 videos (Total 24 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
2.3 Case Study2m
Bonus Video: How to Report Status to Executives12m
3 readings
2.2 Lesson10m
2.4 Optional Readings10m
2.5 Exercise10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz20m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Managing Project Risks

In this module, we will identify project risk events, discuss a risk statement for a specific event, prioritize identified risks, and develop responses for a high priority risks.

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3 videos (Total 17 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
3.3 Case Study1m
Bonus Video: Make Change Control Part of YOUR Formula for Success7m
4 readings
Additional Content Available10m
3.2 Lesson10m
3.4 Optional Readings10m
3.5 Exercise10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Change Happens

In this module, we will identify and analyze changes to project scope, describe causes and effects of project changes, and define the purpose of conducting an lessons learned session.

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3 videos (Total 16 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
4.3 Case Study1m
Bonus Video: Tips for Conducting a Lessons Learned Session7m
3 readings
4.2 Lesson10m
4.4 Optional Readings10m
4.5 Exercise10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz20m
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Top reviews from Managing Project Risks and Changes

By JBOct 4th 2017

Loved this course. The instructor makes this course what it is. Lessons and terms are great, but real world applications are necessary to help you learn to practice your newly acquired skills.

By JRApr 10th 2017

The instructor is approachable, warm and relates the content to real world experiences which makes it more memorable. There is great value in the course and what you learn and how to apply it.

Instructor

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Margaret Meloni, MBA, PMP

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension

About University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

About the Introduction to Project Management Principles and Practices Specialization

This specialization is a precursor to the Applied Project Management Certificate. Project management has been proven to be the most effective method of delivering products within cost, schedule, and resource constraints. This intensive and hands-on series of courses gives you the skills to ensure your projects are completed on time and on budget while giving the user the product they expect. You will gain a strong working knowledge of the basics of project management and be able to immediately use that knowledge to effectively manage work projects. At the end of the series you will be able to identify and manage the product scope, build a work breakdown structure, create a project plan, create the project budget, define and allocate resources, manage the project development, identify and manage risks, and understand the project procurement process....
Introduction to Project Management Principles and Practices

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