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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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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.


Dec 23, 2022

Its a Very insightful course will help you to grow and know more about the project management career path and every single detailed about it thank you Google and Coursera for this a great opportunity.

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By Ramez M

Dec 11, 2022

One of the best courses to take, easy to follow through, simple & loads of information

By Ashokkumar D

Nov 12, 2022

Awesome, good pace for beginners to understand Project management. Highly recommended!

By Abu M S

Nov 2, 2022

For any beginner and specially who likes to switch his/her career it is a better start

By Ahmed K

Oct 30, 2022

I have really enjoyed learning the first course of Foundation of Project Management

By Mukhamad A T

Oct 26, 2022

This is great materials for understanding about the foundations of project management

By Ulviyya A

Oct 1, 2022

Informative in terms of the basic knowledge of project management principles, thanks!


Sep 16, 2022

Very motivational for me, in depth knowledge of what is there in Project Management.

By Anna T

Sep 1, 2022

Full of new information but very structured and easy to understand even for beginners.

By K

Aug 28, 2022

Easy to follow and gives a detailed introduction to the project management discipline.

By Anna

Aug 18, 2022

Loved this course! I've taken a few this is by far the one that makes the most sense.

By Nadia D C

Aug 13, 2022

Presented very well in a systematic way, easy for all to follow and grasp. Thank you.


Aug 10, 2022

This course really gave me a clear idea about project management and its requirements.

By Ikra A

Aug 8, 2022

It was once of the best courses I have taken till date - Thankyou Google and Coursera!

By Mohamed A

Aug 1, 2022

it is fruitful exeperience it gives me the feelings of confidence and lots of pleasure

By daniel e

Jul 29, 2022

Very well structured and understandable - great introduction into project management.

By Gledson B d S

Jul 12, 2022

Muito bom, para quem já conhece os conceitos vale a pena acelerar e ir direto ao ponto

By Rajesh P

Jun 15, 2022

Very quality content explained in very simplified way. Exactly what I was looking for.

By Similoluwa A

Jun 14, 2022

It was a fully loaded course for these past days and i am glad i had these foundation.

By Akhtar A D

Jun 12, 2022

An excellent course to provide genuine and credible foundations for project management

By Kavyalakshmi K

Jun 12, 2022

This course is very useful in learning and implementing my ideas in project management

By Light B

Jun 11, 2022

As a newbie to the field, this course was an interesting and interactive way to learn.

By Alix R

May 22, 2022

Muy buen curso introductorio, muy explicativo y con muchos recursos de lectura útiles

By stedak6262

May 10, 2022

A good definitiion of project management and a high level view of the responsibilities

By jitender s

May 5, 2022

The course is well designed for beginners. Videos are informative and it helped a lot.

By Marlene M

Apr 27, 2022

It covers ALOT of material, super useful, and prepared me with terms for my interview!