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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


Jan 18, 2022

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!

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By Ramy A

Jul 10, 2021

I really enjoyed this course, the best I have ever had in this topic.

By Deleted A

Jun 20, 2021

Thank you very much to all the instructors and Coursera. Kind regards

By Manuel C

Apr 25, 2021

Excellent, Well explained and informative. Excited to go to Curse #2!

By Noaman S S

Apr 24, 2021

Excellent course! Highly recommended for people starting off with PM.

By Timothy S M

Apr 21, 2021

A great overview of some of the basic concepts of project management!

By Annie B

Apr 20, 2021

A great foundational course to begin your Project Management journey.

By Serban R

Apr 15, 2021

Very helpful! Fun, interactive, proffesional and simple way to learn!

By Payal J

Apr 6, 2021

Nice and awesome course.

Very smoothly created and I enjoyed it a lot.

By Manish G

Mar 26, 2021

A very complete, compact and concise course on the foundations of PM.

By Sharif D B

Mar 25, 2021

The course materials were engaging and made the learning process fun.

By Sol R

May 17, 2022

This was a very informative course hoping to get through the others.

By Nicholas K

May 12, 2022

Very easy to follow and the material made it easy to ace the quizes.

By Sergio M

May 12, 2022

Muy util para comenzar a estudiar sobre manejo de proyectos desde 0.

By José A G

Apr 26, 2022

​Great for understanding the concepts and refresh your PM knowledge.

By Debosruti N

Apr 18, 2022

Superb explanation and throrough evaluation makes me feel confident.

By luisa m a g

Apr 12, 2022

excellent, very complete to start and understand project management.

By Valerie L

Apr 7, 2022

Great overview of the main ideas associated with project management.

By Chris R

Apr 2, 2022

Great overview and introduction. Looking forward to the next course.

By John L

Mar 16, 2022

Easy to navigate and great overall foundation for project management


Mar 16, 2022

Exceptional...! Thank you very very much both Coursera and Google.


By Umair S

Mar 15, 2022

Cover all concepts and methadoligies and over view of coming courses

By Marcus K

Feb 21, 2022

The teacher fo this module was very easy to listen to and understand

By Aboobacker M P

Feb 16, 2022

Excellent rendering of the course materials and easy to undersatand.

By Raul R G Z

Feb 3, 2022

This course is amazing fully recommedend to everyone thanks coursera

By Rumbidzai M C

Jan 11, 2022

A very educational and well planned course with excellent lecturers.