This course is the first in a series of six to equip you with the skills you need to apply to introductory-level roles in project management. Project managers play a key role in leading, planning and implementing critical projects to help their organizations succeed. In this course, you’ll discover foundational project management terminology and gain a deeper understanding of the role and responsibilities of a project manager. We’ll also introduce you to the kinds of jobs you might pursue after completing this program. Throughout the program, you’ll learn from current Google project managers, who can provide you with a multi-dimensional educational experience that will help you build your skills for on-the-job application.
About this Course
What you will 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 will gain
- Organizational Culture
- Career Development
- Strategic Thinking
- Change Management
- Project Management
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Embarking on a career in project management
Becoming an effective project manager
The project management life cycle and methodologies
Organizational structure and culture
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TOP REVIEWS FROM FOUNDATIONS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Very informative and thorough! I've finished this course with so much knowledge that can be applied to the workforce. Everything is laid out in easy to follow and efficient steps. Couldn't be happier!
Very informative. Did not realize there was more in order to get the certificate. Need to be more transparent with the actual course agenda and allow for a less controlled way to get thru the courses.
I do not know why it is the best course I have ever had. Thank you, Google and Coursera, for providing such a great course. You cover many intensive and comprehensive items, particularly the speaker.
I loved this course. It was so informative. I took a lot of notes and hope to implement everything I've learned in real-life instances. I look forward to advancing professionally as a project manager.
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