Project Management: The Basics for Success

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About this course: This course combines the essential elements of Project Management and Team Leadership into one course. Through class engagement and reflection, you will acquire further understanding of the responsibilities of leadership and become better prepared to apply this knowledge to the project environment. Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Learn about the role of high performance teams and leadership in project management 2. Learn about the tools and techniques for developing and strengthening high performance teams and team members 3. Learn about the stages in project cycle 4. Apply best practices to develop competencies and skills in planning and controll…

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When you enroll for courses through Coursera you get to choose for a paid plan or for a free plan

  • Free plan: No certicification and/or audit only. You will have access to all course materials except graded items.
  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

About this course: This course combines the essential elements of Project Management and Team Leadership into one course. Through class engagement and reflection, you will acquire further understanding of the responsibilities of leadership and become better prepared to apply this knowledge to the project environment. Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Learn about the role of high performance teams and leadership in project management 2. Learn about the tools and techniques for developing and strengthening high performance teams and team members 3. Learn about the stages in project cycle 4. Apply best practices to develop competencies and skills in planning and controlling projects to ensure successful outcomes 5. Learn how to monitor project activities and assess progress 6. Learn to communicate proficiently to report project status and performance to stakeholders and contribute to organizational knowledge base

Created by:  University of California, Irvine
  • Taught by:  Rob Stone, PMP, M.Ed., Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension

Basic Info Course 1 of 10 in the Career Success Specialization Commitment 4-8 hours of videos, readings, and quizzes Language English, Subtitles: Vietnamese, Portuguese (Brazilian) How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.4 stars Average User Rating 4.4See what learners said Coursework

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Syllabus


WEEK 1


Foundational Project Management Elements



5 videos, 5 readings expand


  1. Reading: About this Course
  2. Reading: Please Take this Survey
  3. Reading: Project Management (General Links)
  4. Video: Introduction
  5. Video: 1.1 What is a Project?
  6. Video: 1.2 Scope
  7. Video: 1.3 Planning and Scheduling
  8. Video: 1.4 Stakeholder Analysis
  9. Reading: Module 1 Lecture Slides
  10. Reading: Stakeholder Management

Graded: Foundational Project Management Elements

WEEK 2


The WBS



3 videos, 2 readings expand


  1. Video: 2.1 Planning
  2. Video: 2.2 Planning and the WBS, Part 1
  3. Video: 2.3 Planning and the WBS, Part 2
  4. Reading: Module 2 Lecture Slides
  5. Reading: WBS

Graded: The WBS

WEEK 3


Planning and Scheduling



2 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: 3.1 Planning and Scheduling
  2. Video: 3.2 Constructing a Schedule
  3. Reading: Module 3 Lecture Slides

Graded: Planning and Scheduling

WEEK 4


Project Leadership, Teamwork, and Dealing with Difficult People



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  1. Video: 4.1 Planning Human Resources
  2. Video: 4.2 Assembling the Team
  3. Video: 4.3 Leading and Managing the Team
  4. Video: 4.4 Monitoring and Controlling
  5. Video: 4.5 Closing a Project
  6. Reading: Project Leadership Slides
  7. Reading: What Happens When You Add People to a Project?
  8. Reading: When Communication Goes South (a Humorous Take)
  9. Reading: The Skill of Persuasion
  10. Video: 4.6 Project Teamwork Part 1
  11. Video: 4.7 Project Teamwork Part 2
  12. Video: 4.8 Project Teamwork Part 3
  13. Reading: Project Teamwork Slides
  14. Video: 4.9 Working with Difficult People Part 1
  15. Video: 4.10 Working with Difficult People Part 2
  16. Video: 4.11 Working with Difficult People Part 3
  17. Reading: Working with Difficult People Slides
  18. Reading: Course Wrap-Up
  19. Reading: End of Course Survey

Graded: Module 4
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