This is the second course in the Google Project Management Certificate program. This course will show you how to set a project up for success in the first phase of the project life cycle: the project initiation phase. In exploring the key components of this phase, you’ll learn how to define and manage project goals, deliverables, scope, and success criteria. You’ll discover how to use tools and templates like stakeholder analysis grids and project charters to help you set project expectations and communicate roles and responsibilities. Current Google project managers will continue to instruct and provide you with hands-on approaches for accomplishing these tasks while showing you the best project management tools and resources for the job at hand.
About this Course
What you will 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 will gain
- Stakeholder Management
- Strategic Thinking
- Business Writing
- Project Management
- Project Charter
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Fundamentals of project initiation
Defining project goals, scope, and success criteria
Working effectively with stakeholders
Utilizing resources and tools for project success
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- 4 stars12%
- 3 stars1.54%
- 2 stars0.38%
- 1 star0.71%
TOP REVIEWS FROM PROJECT INITIATION: STARTING A SUCCESSFUL PROJECT
This was a pretty informative course. I did enjoy the activities they pushed me to learn new tech. good job. I only had a major technical issue with one activity, it was in week four.
Great information and tools here in Course 2. Love the layout. Google has done very well with offering both auditory or visual learning. The instructors so far have been pleasant presenters.
Great presentation, very useful pieces of information and charts. Different ways to answer important questions. Creating project goals, scopes, and presentations. Collaboration with different tools.
I learnt so much. The course design helps us sharpen our theoretical knowledge and ensures we approach problems practically as well. It brought so much clarity for me. I would recommend this.
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