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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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Dec 26, 2021

This course is very helpful for those who want to kick start their career in project management field. It is highly interactive and covers basics of project management thoroughly. I really enjoyed it.


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 Ahmed g

Jan 18, 2022

A tremendous and developed method to explanation foundation of project management .

By Niharika C

Jan 16, 2022

A very insightful and great step for beginners as well as moderate experienced too!

By vishnu s

Jan 14, 2022

It was a wonderful cousre it will give me a good overview of the project management

By Tsholofelo B L

Jan 10, 2022

This is such an enjoyable and relatable course! Looking forward to unpacking more..

By Dat N

Nov 30, 2021

Very information rich and educational course. I have learnt a lot from this course.

By Enrique L

Nov 25, 2021

A great starting point to figure out all the things that envolve project management

By Fábio R

Nov 17, 2021

Top! Interesting course so far, well organize and good learning pace for beginners.

By Kathy M

Oct 25, 2021

Lots of great information, I took so many notes, looking forward to the rest of it.

By Elnienesia

Sep 18, 2021

the speakers well explained and very detailed of the topic. I pretty much enjoy it

By Alvina C

Aug 16, 2021

very insightful! good job for the tutor, thank youu for giving me new knowledge! :D

By Zuhriddin R

Aug 1, 2021

Compact, informative and very fun way to learn everything about project management.

By Sérgio V

Jul 19, 2021

This is a solid introduction course that led me to appreciate more about PMP theme.

By Prasanth U

Jul 5, 2021

Nice course to understand the Terminology & Foundations for the Project Management

By Rahul S

May 30, 2021

Extremely informative, perfectly executed. Had a lot of fun. Gained great insights.

By Liuba B

Apr 16, 2021

Very informative course so far. Sets out a solid foundation for project management.

By chandaria w

Mar 30, 2021

Thank you for all the tips and reminders on how to be an effective project manager.

By Victor Z H

Mar 24, 2021

Muy bueno. Tanto si se es nuevo o se tiene experiencia en la Dirección de Proyectos

By Syed M H J

Mar 21, 2021

Like drinking from a firehose! The course is well organzied and easy to understand.

By Erin A

Mar 10, 2023

Very easy to follow overview of Project Management responsibilities and processes.

By Elizabeth N

Mar 5, 2023

Very practical and easy-to-understand explanations. I enjoyed learning this course

By Linda H

Dec 29, 2022

A wonderful course filled with lots of background knowledge on Project Management!

By Amar C

Dec 21, 2022

This really set the base concept of my project management concept , really useful.


Dec 12, 2022

The course was designed in detail keeping the trainee fully attentive and focused.

By Yuval O

Dec 5, 2022

Good starting point - giving a wider idea on the project management roles & scope.

By Olasupo A

Nov 5, 2022

This is really a topnotch experience I am getting from google! I am so delighted!