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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

BC

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.

VR

Jun 12, 2022

Great delivery of material. Interactive and easy to digest. I was able to apply the conccepts covered in this course to my daily duties as a leader in my organization and was surprised at the results.

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By Yenchen C

Aug 9, 2021

G​reat course material & effective instructor! I enjoy the course immensely.

By Amin L

Jul 26, 2021

Its like MS Office of newnorm office. Everyone should have PM qualification.

By Rob R

Jun 29, 2021

Great information! Learned a lot about project management types and culture.

By Deepak S D

Jun 8, 2021

It was very nice journey of learning different aspects of project management

By Dilya S

Jun 1, 2021

The course was very informative and easy to follow. Definitely recommend it!

By Sirikunyarat S

May 30, 2021

V​ery great course for people who get to know more about project management.

By Ajay V

May 24, 2021

Well design Program as expected from Google !!!

Great learning experience ...

By helen g

Apr 21, 2021

This course gave a good refresher of the fundamentals of project management!

By Pablo C

Apr 12, 2021

Sencillo, pero muy bueno para crear una base solida en el project management

By Ben V

Apr 8, 2021

Should be required for anyone in software development who isn't a PM already

By Ravichandran M

Apr 3, 2021

Best content to start and explore the concepts of Project management skills.

By Ani P

Mar 30, 2021

I am super motivated and grateful for this opportunity which Google gave me!

By Dwianto R P

Jul 6, 2022

Good Share knowledge and information for foundation of project manager role

By Tareq A

Jun 2, 2022

Excellent and a professional entrance to the project mangament positions

By Alan S

May 28, 2022

It was a very wonderful way of learning new concepts of project management.

By MD. A I

Apr 27, 2022

That is a really amazing and compact course with full of enriched insights.

By Ibukunmi I

Apr 26, 2022

it is top notch helping me gain skills for future project management roles.

By MJ H

Apr 13, 2022

I've learned a lot about fundamentals of project management in this course!

By Preni J

Apr 12, 2022

WEll defined course with easy to learn language even for the layman like me

By Joanie J

Apr 11, 2022

This course is gold. I wish I have learned about this earlier in my career.

By Kyle M

Apr 11, 2022

This is my first time here at Coursera, and my experience has been Awesome!

By Olubukola I

Apr 3, 2022

Great course, it clearly helps outline the foundation of Project management

By Nurul I

Mar 19, 2022

Very educational! I hope I can handle my probhation with follow this course

By Jessica P

Mar 12, 2022

This course was easy to follow and full of great information for beginners.

By Mahrose F Z

Mar 2, 2022

Good explainaton n had a very good experiance looking forward to learn more