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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 Carter E

May 11, 2022

Great foundational review of the Project Management role and what it consists of!

By Enrique C

May 11, 2022

Great course - easy to follow along very interactive and engaging. I earned a lot.

By Ramesh B

May 5, 2022

This is really helpful for the beginers. Now i got more idea about Project manager

By Nidhi R

Apr 19, 2022

best way of delivering the subject and simple to understand as given with examples

By David M

Mar 30, 2022

Very informative and the videos allowed me to learn and take notes at my own pace!

By Jaiganesh S

Mar 26, 2022

Interesting and learning was so effective through interactive Quiz and activities.

By Noemi E

Mar 25, 2022

great overview! fascinating to hear the personal stories of the various Google PMs

By Iyanu T

Jan 31, 2022

This course was very useful and the instructors did a lovely job. Thank you Google

By Mario C

Jan 19, 2022

A lot of valuable information, a good first step into the project management world

By Pallavi D

Jan 17, 2022

This course was very helpful in creating foundation for project management career.

By Valerie B

Jan 1, 2022

Great introduction. Clearly descrubes the work and reasons for project management.

By Antwonette M

Dec 31, 2021

Great Course love how it narrowed down all the fundamentals of Project Management.

By Darren L

Dec 20, 2021

I love this course, it provided me with every basic knowledge that I want to know

By Kasia S

Nov 27, 2021

Amazing course. Very professional, looking at project management from big picture.

By Ana B

Oct 25, 2021

Course full of foundational information that is a must know for any PM! Great job!

By Aravind K P

Oct 20, 2021

These are much needed contents to lay foundation for project management knowledge.

By Fabian O

Oct 11, 2021

Excellent course !!!! Easy to understand material and the videos do help a lot !!!

By Grishma D

Sep 29, 2021

Very well explained. Simple language yet covered great amount of topics. Thankyou!

By سالم ب

Sep 14, 2021

I benefited from the course wonderfully and excellently. I wish you and me success

By Malcolm W

Sep 5, 2021

Exceptional delivery, benchmark for other institutions that offer online training.

By Kelli J C

Aug 10, 2021

Really liked the format and the information. The people on the videos were great!

By Aditya S

Jul 17, 2021

A great kickstart program for understanding the fundamentals of Project Management

By Gilbert L

Apr 29, 2021

I think is nice and easy to follow and understand the basics of project management

By Jose A H G

Apr 26, 2021

es un curso muy informativo y lleno de información de valor, llenó mi expectativa.

By Sidnei L B

Apr 23, 2021

Great course. The lectures and materials are on point! Thanks for the opportunity.