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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


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.


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 Ilupeju W

Jul 25, 2022

Great conent and an amazing starting point to my career as a project manager.

By Irene P

Jul 18, 2022

Simply fantastic! I've earned a lot about PM, Coursera is always a guarantee!

By Abhishek T

Jul 16, 2022

This course in fantastic interms of basic understanding of Project Management

By Abhishek t

Jul 12, 2022

Very Well Structured and organized covering all aspects of Project management

By Deepa C

Jul 6, 2022

This is a really good course to learn the fundamentals of Project Management.

By Muhammad M

Jul 1, 2022

Great time learning some new concepts about foundation of Project management!

By Priscilla P

Jun 28, 2022

The course was really helpful to gain knowledge about the project management.

By Megan S

Jun 22, 2022

Great introduction to Project Management. Looking forward to the next course!

By Matthew R

Jun 13, 2022

E​xcellent course! Love the easy to follow program Coursera has put together.

By Jennifer K

Jun 10, 2022

i​ enjoyed learning this course, the lectures where clear and understandable.

By Dennis C

Jun 1, 2022

Gave a great introduction into project management with easy digestable videos

By Faiza V

May 11, 2022

This course was awesome! I'm so excited to move forward with the remaining 3.

By Vladimir M

Apr 25, 2022

​The course covers the basics of PM in a very clear and comprehensive manner.

By D L

Apr 13, 2022

The Course was well put together, the instructors were knowledgable and clear

By Siyanda X M

Apr 8, 2022

G​reat content for the begginers, Like the course very helpful and insightful

By Rajesh K P

Mar 15, 2022

Awesome, I have learned many new concepts related to Project Management here.

By Charles W M

Mar 9, 2022

Very infomrative and well liad out. The trainer was very personalble on video

By Aquila A

Feb 20, 2022

Hands on and detailed coursework well presented in an easy to understand way.

By Naveen S

Feb 13, 2022

Excellent topics and easy to understand - Excellent Presentation and Examples

By Zeid A

Jan 15, 2022

Great start. Gained a lot of new knowledge, and look forward to next courses.

By Dr. M B

Jan 2, 2022

Very Informative and Crisp course. Good for beginners and easy to understand.

By Margaux S

Dec 6, 2021

The course was very interactive and interesting. I didn't see the time go by.

By Rashedul I

Nov 2, 2021

This is fantastic course. It's obviously helpful for becoming Project Manager

By Amanda N

Oct 25, 2021

V​ery good. Like that there is NO peer-graded assignments. Quizzes are great!