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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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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

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.

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By Fernanda N

Nov 25, 2021

me encantooo! me amplio muchicmo lo que estoy aprendiendo en la universidad! gracias

By Duaa T A M

Nov 17, 2021

its a excellent course, with a spectacular information which may help me in my work.

By Isaac G B

Oct 26, 2021

Very informative. Covered many important topics. looking forward to the next course.

By Sripriya V

Oct 13, 2021

Excellent course material; interesting from start to finish with clear explanations.

By Han H O

Oct 2, 2021

G​reat course. I have learned a lot about foundations of project management. Thanks.

By Mateo B

Sep 15, 2021

Great course, a very well curated information with proper explanations and examples.

By Renato S C F

Sep 8, 2021

Muito bom, pude ver o quão profundo é realmente o trabalho de um gestor de projetos.

By Luthfi R

Jul 30, 2021

This course helps me to understand and have solid fundamental of Project Management.

By Jean C G

May 23, 2021

I have learned so much from this course. I can't wait to take the remaining courses.

By Ellen V d B

May 20, 2021

Very useful course! Good explanation and examples. No background knowledge required.

By Alexander B K

May 13, 2021

Fantastic explanations and illustrations. Great work by the Google team and Cousera.

By Alexander O E

Apr 29, 2021

It's a very good course refering to project management foundations and primary tools

By Griselda C

Apr 8, 2021

easy to understand, easy to see and very frienship with the vocabulary and PMP lingo

By Lujan F

Mar 29, 2021

Muy buen curso y super completo para los primeros pasos dentro del Project Managment

By Ahmed M G E M T S E

Jan 18, 2022

A tremendous and developed method to explanation foundation of project management .

By Niharika C

Jan 16, 2022

A very insightful and great step for beginners as well as moderate experienced too!

By vishnu s

Jan 14, 2022

It was a wonderful cousre it will give me a good overview of the project management

By Tsholofelo B L

Jan 10, 2022

This is such an enjoyable and relatable course! Looking forward to unpacking more..

By Dat N

Nov 30, 2021

Very information rich and educational course. I have learnt a lot from this course.

By Enrique L

Nov 25, 2021

A great starting point to figure out all the things that envolve project management

By Fábio R

Nov 17, 2021

Top! Interesting course so far, well organize and good learning pace for beginners.

By Kathy M

Oct 25, 2021

Lots of great information, I took so many notes, looking forward to the rest of it.

By Elnienesia

Sep 18, 2021

t​he speakers well explained and very detailed of the topic. I pretty much enjoy it

By Alvina C

Aug 16, 2021

very insightful! good job for the tutor, thank youu for giving me new knowledge! :D

By Zuhriddin R

Aug 1, 2021

Compact, informative and very fun way to learn everything about project management.