Initiating and Planning Projects
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assignment Niveau : Introductif
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language Sous titrage : Croate, Arabe, Catalan, Vietnamien
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En résumé

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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Le programme

  • Week 1 - Get Started!
    Get started in this module by reviewing the course overview and participating in the course survey.
  • Week 2 - What is a Project?
    In this module, we will identify the key characteristics of a project, identify primary project constraints, define the role and responsibilities of the project manager, and identify Project Organizational Structures.
  • Week 3 - Get to Know your Stakeholders
    In this module, we will understand the definition of a project stakeholder, identify who they are, identify their information needs, and define responsibility for managing stakeholders and controlling their engagement.
  • Week 4 - Scope Matters
    In this module, we will define the purpose of using a project charter, summarize the key elements of a project plan, and discuss the scope statement and the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
  • Week 5 - Authority vs. Influence
    In this module, we will describe the difference between authority and influence and identify common sources of conflict within a project environment.
  • Week 6 - Wrap Up
    Wrap up this course by meeting our industry expert panelists, taking the final exam, and participating in our post course survey.
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Les intervenants

Margaret Meloni, MBA, PMP
Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension

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Le concepteur

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.
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Coursera

Coursera est une entreprise numérique proposant des formations en ligne ouverte à tous fondée par les professeurs d'informatique Andrew Ng et Daphne Koller de l'université Stanford, située à Mountain View, Californie.

Ce qui la différencie le plus des autres plateformes MOOC, c'est qu'elle travaille qu'avec les meilleures universités et organisations mondiales et diffuse leurs contenus sur le web.

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I liked the course. It is a beginner course therefore for me it was a bit of a review or more formalizing of knowledge I had. But good for beginners to get into project management.

le 26 février 2018
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le 26 février 2018
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I liked the course. It is a beginner course therefore for me it was a bit of a review or more formalizing of knowledge I had. But good for beginners to get into project management.

le 25 février 2018
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Great content, specially the inclusion of chapter/lesson excerpts from PMBOK guide. The flash lesson modules also make it easy to grasp the content. Overall a great learning experience.

le 24 février 2018
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Great course to get the basic of Initiating and Planning a Project, also really helpful to get familiar with the terms that they use on PMBOK.

le 22 février 2018
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It was very nicely organized. Also, the professional panel in week 6 was very helpful especially for someone that has no experience in project management.

le 11 février 2018
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An excellent introductory course! Easy to follow content yet very informative. The trick is to understand how the PMBOK is laid out.