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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 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.


Dec 23, 2022

Its a Very insightful course will help you to grow and know more about the project management career path and every single detailed about it thank you Google and Coursera for this a great opportunity.

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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 Deleted 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.

By Oghenewakpo I

Jan 29, 2023

This course gives you a bright start to self-develop yourself.

Thank you for this huge opportunity

By Mohammad S

Jan 25, 2023

Foundation of the course gave me a glimpse of what we will be covering in all the coming courses.

By Williams C

Jan 15, 2023

This is a good course, and I recommend it to everyone who aspires to be a prolific project manager

By matteo m

Jan 6, 2023

You made me love again economic culture, something I started to hate during my last job. Thank you

By Christopher M

Dec 18, 2022

Excellent Course! Detailed, Complete, Interactive, Simulated, Practical and Relateable. Loved it!!

By solmaz b

Nov 25, 2022

The presenter was very knowledgeable and made the course interesting by giving plenty of examples.

By Ucca P

Oct 24, 2022

Easy to understand for begineers yet comprehensive enough to make us know better about PM. Thanks


Sep 6, 2022

very nicely explained about project management and easy to understand the things. thanks a lot sir

By Aurie F

Aug 30, 2022

Very well put together with valuable knowledge and real life stories from Google project managers.

By satish k

Jul 29, 2022

It is well designed course. it helps in starting of management. Thanks for google for this course.

By Alakananda D

Jul 15, 2022

Nice carriculum. Learnt a lot from the experts. Looking forward to learn more in upcoming courses.

By Anna

Jul 14, 2022

This course is very interesting and analyzes so many important points and techniques. thank you🤗

By gage s

Jul 2, 2022

This Course is very informative on the foundations of project management and has me eager for more


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