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About the Course

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. Learners who complete this program should be equipped to apply for introductory-level jobs as project managers. No previous experience is necessary. By the end of this course, you will be able to: - Define project management and describe what constitutes a project. - Explore project management roles and responsibilities across a variety of industries. - Detail the core skills that help a project manager be successful. - Describe the life cycle of a project and explain the significance of each phase. - Compare different program management methodologies and approaches and determine which is most effective for a given project. - Define organizational structure and culture and explain how it impacts project management. - Define change management and describe the role of the project manager in the process....

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Nov 27, 2021

Learned a lot such as Agile, C-Suite, Change management, Corporate governance, Culture mapping, DMAIC, Kanban, Lean, Lean Six Sigma, Linear, Matrix structure, Reporting chart, Six Sigma etc. Thank you


Apr 11, 2022

So much information was packaged in this course but it was so well organized and delivered that I was compelled to complete every segment. Well timed quizzes helped to ensure my comprehension as well.

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By Sripriya V

Oct 13, 2021

Excellent course material; interesting from start to finish with clear explanations.

By Han H O

Oct 2, 2021

G​reat course. I have learned a lot about foundations of project management. Thanks.

By Mateo B

Sep 15, 2021

Great course, a very well curated information with proper explanations and examples.

By Renato S C F

Sep 8, 2021

Muito bom, pude ver o quão profundo é realmente o trabalho de um gestor de projetos.

By Luthfi R

Jul 30, 2021

This course helps me to understand and have solid fundamental of Project Management.

By Jean C G

May 23, 2021

I have learned so much from this course. I can't wait to take the remaining courses.

By Ellen V d B

May 20, 2021

Very useful course! Good explanation and examples. No background knowledge required.

By Alexander B K

May 13, 2021

Fantastic explanations and illustrations. Great work by the Google team and Cousera.

By Alexander O E

Apr 29, 2021

It's a very good course refering to project management foundations and primary tools

By Griselda C

Apr 8, 2021

easy to understand, easy to see and very frienship with the vocabulary and PMP lingo

By Lujan F

Mar 29, 2021

Muy buen curso y super completo para los primeros pasos dentro del Project Managment

By Felipe G N d A

May 12, 2022

Great course. Very straightforward and with good examples of real world situations.

By Akiko S

May 7, 2022

Truely helpful and important information I got from the course. highly recommended.

By Annalakshmi.M

Apr 27, 2022

I learnt a lot,very much interested this type of course,Promotes managerial skill.

By Muhammad F

Apr 15, 2022

I am very happy with this learning, I have a lot of homework to practice in my work

By Brooke D

Apr 11, 2022

It was a good review of the basics of project management. I refeshed my knowledge.

By Hayl A

Apr 8, 2022

A great introduction to project management with rich resources. Highly recommended!

By enrique a

Mar 26, 2022

Great course, I learned key responsibilities and techniques for a project manager.

By Anderson M

Mar 5, 2022

Course is full of great information to be aplied on the daily basis. I had a blast.

By Mohmoud A

Feb 5, 2022

this program is massive information for improving the creair of project management.

By Feroz B

Feb 1, 2022

I have taken other courses, but this is designed, planned and laid out beautifully!


Jan 29, 2022

This is informative and easy to understandable course .I really enjoy the course!!

By Onyinye L N

Jan 22, 2022

I learnt a whole lot taking this course as it was really informative and educative.

By Ramya G

Jan 21, 2022

Amazingly well taught , with a lot of examples and study material to go along with.

By Ahmed S

Jan 18, 2022

A tremendous and developed method to explanation foundation of project management .