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UCI Project Management,

Today’s fast track business and global environment emphasizes increasing project development efficiency while using fewer resources. This course shows you how to accomplish exactly this. Learn how to justify and select projects, and how stakeholders can influence projects. Identify the requirements necessary for defining project scope and create a list of tasks necessary to accomplish that scope. Create effective communication plans and assign responsibilities. Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of project planning through the use of scheduling software. Establish project requirements, objectives, and goals before defining the total project scope using a work breakdown structure (WBS). You’ll have the opportunity to apply what you learn to a case study that brings together the key elements of launching a project.
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Rating 4.2 based on 31 ratings
Length 7 weeks
Effort 6 weeks of study
Starts Apr 12 (today)
Cost $777
From University of California, Irvine via Coursera
Instructors Paul Lu, Doctor of Business Administration, PMP, Hassan Kafshi
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Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Business Essentials Leadership And Management

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This course has great content to advance your career in project management.

This was an excellent introduction to project management launch techniques and tools.

I have a much better grasp of Project Management already.

This first module will see you through the building blocks of all project management activities.

Project Management is the art of getting things done, this is a great place to start learning.

As a beginner to the subject matter, I found this course was an excellent introduction into project management.

I would have found this more valuable if the project management scenarios were more relatable.

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at times

Work load can be high at times.

The video sessions were informative, and pretty funny at times.

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case study

I specially enjoy the case study solution approach to most course questions.

I wouldn't mind of the material was spread over a longer period of time to allow us to better digest the information.2) The transition between the personal project and the restaurant case study could've been organized better.

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Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile.

Project Merchandiser $47k

Project Ecologist $67k

Project Auditor $67k

Project Coord $70k

C#/COSMOS/Scope Developer $74k

Project Engineer/Project Environmental Coordinator $84k

Project Scheduler 2 $90k

Project Manager/Project Engineer /Estimator $94k

Project Implementation $94k

Project Manager / Project Mechanical Engineer $97k

IT Project Controller $114k

Project Principal Project Manager Lead $218k

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Rating 4.2 based on 31 ratings
Length 7 weeks
Effort 6 weeks of study
Starts Apr 12 (today)
Cost $777
From University of California, Irvine via Coursera
Instructors Paul Lu, Doctor of Business Administration, PMP, Hassan Kafshi
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Business Essentials Leadership And Management

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