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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

Oct 5, 2021

Very informative and thorough! I've finished this course with so much knowledge that can be applied to the workforce. Everything is laid out in easy to follow and efficient steps. Couldn't be happier!

Aug 11, 2021

I loved this course. It was so informative. I took a lot of notes and hope to implement everything I've learned in real-life instances. I look forward to advancing professionally as a project manager.

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By Abhijit R P

Oct 12, 2021

Excellent course, explained very neatly to understand topic.

By Aditya A

Sep 29, 2021

Good foundation course which covers the basic terminologies.

By Bahadur A K

Sep 24, 2021

outstanding and excellent course contents. Superb instructor

By Majok D K

Sep 21, 2021

very educative and engaging. i like the videos and readings.

By Aruna P

Aug 21, 2021

Detailed, engaging and effective. Couldn't stop learning it.

By Rudy H G

Aug 1, 2021

Excellent overview of the foundations of project management.

By Joseph J J

Jul 22, 2021

It is great course, good material and excellent instructors

By Nur F N b A K

Jul 14, 2021

​easy to understand and can be adapt in real life experiance

By Samantha B

Jun 24, 2021

Informative, to the point and completely worth every minute.

By Enya C

May 31, 2021

Great way to embark the journey pursuing project management!

By Abraham V C

May 4, 2021

Very user friendly. Felt supported in every step of the way.

By Edgar G C

Apr 26, 2021

Excelent way to understand the basics of project management.

By Harsha v B

Apr 21, 2021

very important course on foundations for Project management.

By mohammad k

Nov 7, 2021

It was a great course and really encouraged me to continue.

By Jephthah A

Oct 16, 2021

i​nstructor makes the course easy to understand and follow.


Sep 15, 2021

E​xcellent course. Good quality material used alon the way.

By Justin B

Aug 4, 2021

Great course. Prefect, to the point, and easy introduction.

By Ahmed T

Jul 28, 2021

It really opened my mind to a whole new career, thanks alot

By Arantza R

Jul 22, 2021

I​t was a good foundation. It took me a month to finish it.

By Rex C D

Jul 17, 2021

The content is delivered in a concise and effective format.

By Amr G

Jul 12, 2021

P​erfect and solid introduction for such an important role.

By Mohamed H

Jul 9, 2021

Amazing , smoothly Course thanks a lot coursera from Google

By Khushali t

Jun 28, 2021

Everything explained quite nicely and examples are the best

By Rana A

Jun 25, 2021

The course is so helpful and i gained so much informations.

By Walter C

Jun 23, 2021

Excelente curso, muy objetivo para el aprendizaje. Gracias.