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Project Launch

This course is a part of Applied Project Management, a 4-course Specialization series from Coursera.

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 24 ratings
Length 7 weeks
Effort 6 weeks of study
Starts Jul 23 (in 5 weeks)
Cost $777
From University of California, Irvine via Coursera
Instructor Paul Lu, Doctor of Business Administration, PMP
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Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Business Essentials Leadership And Management

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project management in 6 reviews

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.

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at times in 3 reviews

Work load can be high at times.

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

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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 24 ratings
Length 7 weeks
Effort 6 weeks of study
Starts Jul 23 (in 5 weeks)
Cost $777
From University of California, Irvine via Coursera
Instructor Paul Lu, Doctor of Business Administration, PMP
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Business Essentials Leadership And Management

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