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Initiating and Planning Projects   

Standing by table and planning project.ABOUT THIS 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

Estimated Learning Time:  7 hours

SKILLS YOU WILL GAIN:

Project Management

Strategy and Operations

Leadership and Management

Entrepreneurship

Planning

Supply Chain and Logistics

Conflict Management

Human Resources

INSTRUCTOR

Course Instructor PhotoMargaret Meloni, MBA, PMP
Instructor, University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education

 
  • Initiating and Planning Projects
  • Fee: $59.00