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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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Feb 28, 2023

thank you very much for giving me the opportunity to enroll this Google project management certification. But, I am not able to pay for the program because I have no money even to sustain myself. Why


Dec 20, 2022

This course 1 is so clear that I can even apply it to my daily routine! I want to explore more about Project Management. Thank you, Google: Coursera for making this happen to those who lack knowledge.

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By Ewuradwoa D

Nov 7, 2022

This course has been informative, relatable and helped me grasp project management concepts in the simplest ways possible

By Craig B

Oct 20, 2022

A strong introduction course for beginners to project management! very detailed and thorough explanation of the concepts.

By Andriene R

Oct 13, 2022

Very insigtful! everything is laid out simply and i appreciate the assignments that help me to think of which jobs i want

By Marla F

Sep 29, 2022

Nice format that taggles between video and text and interactive learning features. It's forgiving and helpful and clear.

By Marcia T

Sep 28, 2022

Great Introduction to Project Management - what it means and how to incorprate current skill sets into this type of role

By Diandra D

Sep 9, 2022

This course provides a deep understanding about the particular field,stakeholders and the hierarchy in the organisation.


Aug 30, 2022

It is a comprehensive learning experience, considering that this is just a start or brief overview of project management.

By Jonah L

Aug 25, 2022

I am quite thankful for the opprotunity to participate in this course, I am learning much and I look forward to the next.


Aug 25, 2022

Very nice person, nice to watch and listen. Readings mixed with videos and harismatic speakers. I liked the course a lot.

By Christopher W

Aug 23, 2022

A terriffic overview of the project managment process and associated considerations. Excited for the rest of the program!

By Ahira M S M

Aug 23, 2022

La información es muy completa y enriquecedora. El paso por el curso tiene lógica y estructura definida y bien contenida.

By Chimwemwe B

Aug 2, 2022

This course is great, the way they explain this makes it easier to understand. Loved and enjoyed everything bit of it :).

By Puroo H

Jul 30, 2022

This is excellent course from Google that helps you in gaining in industrial knowledge that will help you in your career.


Jul 21, 2022

Very well organized and great for busy people! All the content comes in great bite sized nuggets that are easy to digest

By Abhiram S

Jul 2, 2022

Fantastic course! Provides great insight into project management which is very necessary for anyone starting the journey.

By Lilian O

Jun 22, 2022

I enjoyed the course. Quite informative and enlightening. It does not encroach on my personal time. I really enjoyed it!!

By Nathan R

Jun 18, 2022

This gave a great, basic overview of various topics within Project Management and how to be a successful project manager.

By Katelyn S

Apr 12, 2022

Clear, well-defined structure, with a combination of learning methods (reading, listening, simulations). Highy recommend.

By Grace

Mar 24, 2022

I can even sense google culture through the course, each staff is full of energy, comunicatable, logical with big smile.

By Jose M

Mar 13, 2022

Great start to project management, the content is friendly and easy to digest, and it motivates you to continue learning.

By Michael K

Feb 26, 2022

This course is a great one! It delivers quality content in a very easy way for anyone to understand no matter your level.

By Rafi A

Feb 9, 2022

Learned the Foundations of Project Management approach and philosophy, including values and principles. Coursera x Google

By Christian F

Jan 10, 2022

This course is simple to understand and gives one the detailed information he or she needs. Thanks to coursera and google

By Nyasia W

Nov 12, 2021

Great introduction to project management. I learn more and more every week. Looking forward to completing all 6 courses.

By Raj D

Sep 28, 2021

Well elaborated Course with easy to use interface and very well explained. I just wish if the further courses were unpaid