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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....

Top reviews

Dec 26, 2021

This course is very helpful for those who want to kick start their career in project management field. It is highly interactive and covers basics of project management thoroughly. I really enjoyed it.

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

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By Elena N

Apr 12, 2021

Well-paced, clearly structured and comprehensive.

By Ali B R

Apr 4, 2021

Excellent Course ...I learned a lot of new things

By Willow R

Mar 29, 2021

Clear information, well structured, and engaging.

By Kyle D

Mar 18, 2021

Fantastically thought out thorough and insightful

By Ernie V

Mar 17, 2021

This project was very thorough and helpful to me.

By Aakash P

Mar 16, 2021

Great course on foundations of project management

By Bruce K

Jan 24, 2022

I​t was exceptionally clear, direct and consice.

By Saveen g

Jan 13, 2022

I am happy learn more in this up coming training

By 19dmb003 A

Jan 11, 2022

way of explaining and reading material is great


Jan 11, 2022

This was really engaging and I have learnt a lot

By Anna B

Jan 7, 2022

Great introduction course to project management.

By Tariq M

Jan 1, 2022

Great experience. Thank you google and coursera.

By Yeni C A

Dec 28, 2021

Excellent program, very well prepared. Thank you

By daniele t

Dec 19, 2021

V​ery well done, topics are explained very well.

By Denise M

Nov 27, 2021

Thoroughly enjoyed this course. I recommend it!

By Rama

Nov 15, 2021

Very useful course. I learnt a lot. thank you (:

By Firminus F S

Oct 23, 2021

Amazing start to understand Project Managements!

By Nadia L

Oct 16, 2021

I am excited and I learned a lot in this course.


Sep 23, 2021

very nice course, good for beginner of PM career

By Manar a

Sep 11, 2021

I am very happy with information in this course

By Thành T

Sep 9, 2021

I've got basic knowledge into project management

By Ananda B

Aug 22, 2021

Good details for establishing base understanding

By Amanda L

Aug 10, 2021

Great course with a lot of in-depth information.

By Akojeh M U

Jul 6, 2021

it was such an amazing and educating experience.

By James E G

Jun 28, 2021

great pathway to a Career in Project Management.