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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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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.


Nov 10, 2022

It was a fantastic learning experience with a knowledge of project management information. The team as a whole did a fantastic job of demonstrating their individual perspectives on project management.

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By Jeremiah L

Oct 16, 2022

The Foundations of Project Management course delivery was fantastic with easy-to-understand teaching and materials.

By Darisbel C P

Sep 26, 2022

Muy intuitivo, repite bastante los conceptos y ayuda a mejorar los conocimientos aplicándolos a ejemplos concretos

By M S P

Sep 5, 2022

This has been an amzing learning experience that has equipped me with alot and iam so grateful for the opportunity.

By Ebube O

Aug 24, 2022

i have gotten the basic knowledge about project management as well its life cycle, methodologies, culture and so on

By Akansha G

Aug 13, 2022

I have learnt a lot more things about the Project Management and the role of a project Manager through this course.

By dulce b

Jul 29, 2022

I thought the course was easy to navigate and understand. The various videos and modules also kept it interesting.

By Niraj S

Jul 25, 2022

The Foundation course is very well curated for the beginers who are about to start a new role as a Program Manager.

By Dr. G

Jul 8, 2022

A very well laid out course for flagging off your Project Management learning journey. Thanks, Google and Coursera.

By Yash A

Jul 4, 2022

The course has thought new methods of Project Management, other than those which an individual would face in life.

By Sunil K K

Jun 29, 2022

It is a wonderful foundation course covers entire intial steps to move forward with the understading core concepts.

By Kim C

Jun 20, 2022

I enjoyed this course and learned many new terms and tools to use during project management. On to the next course!

By Chetan S

Jun 18, 2022

This is an excellent course to quickly build the foundation for project management. Thank you Google and Courseera.

By Jennifer R A M

Jun 2, 2022

GREAT foundational course on PM! I've been doing this a long time and I still picked up a few things! Great course

By Sanket D

Apr 25, 2022

I really liked instructor and the way he explained , assigments were excellant and overall course design is awesome

By Sukhomlyn I

Apr 22, 2022

It's very easy understandable and useful course. I've got a lot of satisfaction and benefit while taking a course.

By Diana L

Apr 21, 2022

Very good overview of project management and how to understands ones own skill set to in order to search for jobs.

By Umar U

Feb 17, 2022

A new experience that I will relish to continue pursuing. The course has the best instructors and teaching methods.

By Wendy S M

Jan 25, 2022

Education was simple to understand and enjoyed the real life experiences shared by the project and program managers

By Fernando M A

Nov 12, 2021

This first step in the course is the best foundation ever!! Thank you so much to all the google and coursera team!!

By Tera D

Sep 23, 2021

Very detailed course of Project Management. I like how the course included readings and downloads to refer back to.

By Dostálová T

Sep 12, 2021

Amazing job with the videos, reading part, inroduction of real Project/Program mng and the test aswell. Thank you!

By moussa “ m f m

Aug 30, 2021

Very rich course , by the its end you ll have learned everything mentionned in a well presented and explained way.

By Abdulaziz A

Aug 24, 2021

It was fruitfully course, I was enjoyed and i have learned very important information.

thank you google management

By Richan F

Jul 19, 2021

Awesome teaching methodologies. Material delivered in a way that is easy to understand and remember. Thanks Google!

By India E

Jul 5, 2021

Great intro to content. Video presentor was excellent; he was engaging, sound was clear, and spoke at a good pace.