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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


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.

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By Vikkia W

Dec 5, 2021

I'm enjoying this course, it's allowing me to learn more about how a project start and is completed

By Sachin J P

Dec 2, 2021

T​he course deals with the basic details of Project Management which is very useful for a beginner.

By Ashfaq K

Nov 29, 2021

Agile Management and refresh course for me on a topic that I have already gone through in the past.

By Rebecca P

Oct 12, 2021

R​eally good start to learning about Project Managment! Looking forward to the rest of the courses!

By ken w

Oct 11, 2021

Nice course, use a lot of real work life example to explain the course content, easy to understand.

By Nishant J

Aug 27, 2021

Really good content, straight to the point, easy to understand, and relatable to real-life examples

By Itzel L

Aug 17, 2021

this is the best course I've ever taken in my whole life and I already took many management courses

By Girts G

Aug 9, 2021

Lots of useful information, and top-natch presentation and interaction with the student. Thank you!

By Krishna C S

Jul 4, 2021

C​ontent of course is very useful and real life case studies example makes this course interesting.

By douglas k

May 18, 2021

Learning foundations of Project Management has been a fruitful and full of knowledge based concepts

By Kaysia T

May 9, 2021

This course gave a great overview on project management and touched on all of the necessary points.

By Bea

Apr 25, 2021

Great course, I am very happy with the structure and coverage of it. Thank you Coursera and Google.

By Fatou G S

Apr 12, 2021

The course was detailed, well segmented and easy to follow. I loke the mix of readings and videos.

By Jess A

Apr 7, 2021

Super valuable information and a great course to begin to lay the foundation of Project Management!

By Agustina A

Mar 26, 2021

I am excited for what is coming! it was a great start to the course to be able to learn the basics.

By Mohammed A

Mar 25, 2021

Very cool course, To be honest i didn't expect to learn that much from it, But I did learn a lot <3

By Job A

Mar 22, 2021

Great course . Short lessons . Concepts are clearly explained. Examples from Google PMs are a plus.


Jun 21, 2022

I found this course very effective and needed for Project manager.It surely enhanced my knowledge.

By Shannon M

Jun 20, 2022

Very interesting and well laid out. The pacing was perfect considering the amount of information.

By Juan D D J

May 5, 2022

The format and content were amazing! And the instructor kept our attention and we felt encouraged.

By Charifa O

Apr 23, 2022

I am really satisfied with this course It helped me a lot in learning many things

Thank you So much

By Rajat J

Apr 17, 2022

This course has been really helpful to make you understand about the basics of Project Management.

By Alpamys A

Mar 16, 2022

A​ really nice introductory course which covers basic definitions and ideas of project management.

By Hamza M

Mar 2, 2022

​Helped me learn alot of skills and also refreshed my mind with the skills taught in by university

By Antonio

Feb 20, 2022

That was an amazing combination of fundamental knowledge and personal experince shared via videos.