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Google Project Management: Professional Certificate

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Google Project Management: Professional Certificate

Get on the fast track to a career in project management. In this certificate program, you'll learn in-demand skills at your own pace, no degree or experience required. Enroll today and get access to Google AI Essentials at no cost. Offer ends 8/5*

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What you'll learn

  • Gain an immersive understanding of the practices and skills needed to succeed in an entry-level project management role

  • Learn how to create effective project documentation and artifacts throughout the various phases of a project

  • Learn the foundations of Agile project management, with a focus on implementing Scrum events, building Scrum artifacts, and understanding Scrum roles

  • Practice strategic communication, problem-solving, and stakeholder management through real-world scenarios

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Prepare for a career in Project Management

  • Receive professional-level training from Google
  • Demonstrate your proficiency in portfolio-ready projects
  • Earn an employer-recognized certificate from Google
  • Qualify for in-demand job titles: Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Project Assistant
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¹Lightcast™ US Job Postings (median U.S. salary with 0-5 years experience), Jan. 1, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2022). ²Positive career outcome (e.g., new job, promotion, or raise) within six months of completion. Based on program graduate survey, United States 2022. *Claim this limited-time offer by August 5, 11:59 PM PT. Valid for new Google Professional Certificate purchase only, limited to one per person. Offer only valid on English and Spanish certificate versions. Cannot be used in conjunction with other offers. Coursera reserves the right to modify or cancel the promotion at any time. Free enrollment into Google AI Essentials triggered upon purchase of Google Professional Certificate subscription. Access to Google AI Essentials is 180 days from purchase date of Google Professional Certificate. Coursera reserves the right to revoke Google AI Essentials access if the learner does not pay for Google Professional Certificate. Offer value may differ based on location. Terms for promotional offers apply.

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Professional Certificate - 6 course series

Foundations of Project Management

Course 118 hours4.9 (80,708 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Describe project management skills, roles, and responsibilities across a variety of industries

  • Explain the project management life cycle and compare different program management methodologies

  • Define organizational structure and organizational culture and explain how it impacts project management.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Project Management
Category: Risk Management
Category: Strategic Thinking
Category: Quality Management
Category: Project Execution

Project Initiation: Starting a Successful Project

Course 223 hours4.8 (19,947 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Understand the significance of the initiation phase of the project life cycle.

  • Understand the key components of project charters and develop a project charter for project initiation.

  • Complete a stakeholder analysis and utilize RACI charts to define and communicate project team member responsibilities.

  • Evaluate various project management tools to meet project needs.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Procurement
Category: Risk Management
Category: Strategic Thinking
Category: Task Estimation
Category: Project Planning

Project Planning: Putting It All Together

Course 333 hours4.8 (12,030 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Describe the components of the project planning phase and their significance.

  • Identify tools and best practices to build a project plan and risk management plan.

  • Describe how to estimate, track, and maintain a budget.

  • Draft a communication plan and explain how to manage it.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Project Management
Category: Strategic Thinking
Category: Business Writing
Category: Stakeholder Management
Category: Project Charter

Project Execution: Running the Project

Course 430 hours4.8 (8,087 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Implement the key quality management concepts of quality standards, quality planning, quality assurance, and quality control.

  • Demonstrate how to prioritize and analyze data and how to communicate a project’s data-informed story.

  • Discuss the stages of team development and how to manage team dynamics.

  • Describe the steps of the closing process and create project closing documentation.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Agile Management
Category: Problem Solving
Category: Coaching
Category: Scrum
Category: Influencing

Agile Project Management

Course 528 hours4.8 (11,873 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Explain the Agile project management approach and philosophy, including values and principles.

  • Discuss the pillars of Scrum and how they support Scrum values.

  • Describe the five important Scrum events and how to set up each event for a Scrum team.

  • Explain how to coach an Agile team and help them overcome challenges.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Project Management
Category: Problem Solving
Category: Quality Management
Category: Effective Communication
Category: Stakeholder Management

Capstone: Applying Project Management in the Real World

Course 647 hours4.8 (8,305 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Complete a project charter, filling out key information including a project summary, SMART goals, scope, benefits, and costs.

  • Examine project documentation and conduct research to identify tasks for a project and organize those project tasks and milestones in a project plan.

  • Determine quality standards and evaluate against those standards to ensure that the project is achieving the required level of quality.

  • Develop effective stakeholder reports by applying storytelling strategies to describe data.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Project Management
Category: Change Management
Category: Strategic Thinking
Category: Career Development
Category: Organizational Culture

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