Introduction to Project Management Principles and Practices Specialization

Starts Dec 18

Introduction to Project Management Principles and Practices Specialization

Introduction to Project Management Principles and Practices Specialization

Project Management Principles and Practices. Work Better, Together

About This 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.
Work toward a Professional Certificate
This specialization prepares you for the fully-online accredited Applied Project Management Certificate from University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education.
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4 courses

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Projects

Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.

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Certificates

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Projects Overview

Courses
Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Initiating and Planning Projects

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English, Vietnamese, Arabic, Croatian

    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
  2. COURSE 2

    Budgeting and Scheduling Projects

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English, Vietnamese

    About the Course

    A good project schedule helps all team members’ work together to meet project objectives. A project budget with realistic cost constraints is also an essential bedrock of any project. In this course you’ll learn to plan and stick to time
  3. COURSE 3

    Managing Project Risks and Changes

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English, Vietnamese

    About the Course

    This course will help you manage project risk effectively by identifying, analyzing, and communicating inevitable changes to project scope and objectives. You will understand and practice the elements needed to measure and report on project scope, sched
  4. COURSE 4

    Project Management Project

    Current session: Dec 11
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Capstone Project

    This capstone project is designed to allow you to take the knowledge you have gained through the Specialization and put that knowledge into practice. In the capstone, you will create several of the key planning deliverables that have been discussed

Creators

  • University of California, Irvine

    Consistently ranked among the nation’s best universities, UC Irvine is noted for top-rated research and graduate programs, extensive commitment to undergraduate education, and growing number of professional schools and programs of academic and social significance.

    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.

  • Margaret  Meloni,  MBA, PMP

    Margaret Meloni, MBA, PMP

    Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension

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