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University of California, Irvine

Project Management & Other Tools for Career Development

University of California, Irvine via Coursera Specialization

Overview

Project management has been proven to be the most effective method of delivering products within cost, schedule, and resource constraints. It is an essential skill in the modern digital constantly changing world. This intensive and hands-on series of courses gives you a blend of skills from project management. Successful projects require careful upfront planning. In this specialization, you will gain a strong working knowledge of the basics of project management. You’ll learn the key roles and responsibilities of the project manager and project team and to answer some key questions upfront to help you meet project objectives, as well as managing project risk. Additionally, this specialization will train you in essential career success skills that have become indispensable, like business writing, negotiation and effective problem-solving. Thus, in addition to introducing you to project management, this specialization will help you build, develop and hone the essential skills needed to improve your employability and advancement in today’s dynamic workforce, giving you a complete, comprehensive skill set.

Syllabus

Course 1: Initiating and Planning Projects
- Offered by University of California, Irvine. The courses in the Introduction to Project Management Principles and Practices Specialization ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Managing Project Risks and Changes
- Offered by University of California, Irvine. This course will help you manage project risk effectively by identifying, analyzing, and ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: High-Impact Business Writing
- Offered by University of California, Irvine. Effective writing is a powerful tool in the business environment. Learn how to articulate your ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: The Art of Negotiation
- Offered by University of California, Irvine. The art of negotiation comes into play daily in the life of employees at all levels and in ... Enroll for free.

Course 5: Effective Problem-Solving and Decision-Making
- Offered by University of California, Irvine. Critical thinking – the application of scientific methods and logical reasoning to problems and ... Enroll for free.

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Taught by

Margaret Meloni, MBA, PMP, Rob Stone, PMP, M.Ed. and Sue Robins, M.S. Ed.

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