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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....

Top reviews


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


Jun 12, 2022

Great delivery of material. Interactive and easy to digest. I was able to apply the conccepts covered in this course to my daily duties as a leader in my organization and was surprised at the results.

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By Mayar G

Apr 3, 2021

Great Course!! totally recommended cuz I learned new terminologies and concepts!!

By Javier S F

Mar 17, 2021

This course is the perfect one to get started if you are trying to land a PM role

By Jim D

Feb 18, 2023

I learned so much more than I thought I would. I want to continue this journey.

By Surendra G

Feb 8, 2023

exciting experience learning new approaches from innovative start-up like Google

By Mahfuz-Bin-Moin

Feb 4, 2023

I love this course so far. topics are clarified via videos and reading contents.

By matthew p

Feb 2, 2023

Good entry level, with moderate to no industry knowledge. would 100% recommend.

By Zinhle N

Jan 22, 2023

i enjoyed the course , it was very informative and also just easy to understand.

By Aziz M

Jan 15, 2023

this course is a reward from Coursera to people who want to improve their career

By Praveen C

Jan 7, 2023

Excellent course explaining the foundation of Project Management. Great Learning

By ibrahem h h

Jan 7, 2023

I highly recommend it, it is very useful and helps in developing a lot of skills

By Deepak K

Dec 15, 2022

Really a great start for my career with a solid base with the project management

By Mohammad B

Dec 4, 2022

Great Knowledge and the course Material & presentation was very simple and easy.


Nov 23, 2022

this is very knowledgefull course and very interseting for me . than you google

By Joshua A

Nov 16, 2022

Very effect although it is online the knowlege you receive is like the classroom

By Anna H

Nov 10, 2022

I liked how the information was presented. Excellent intro course for beginners.

By Liam W

Oct 14, 2022

Great course for learning the foundations of project management. Thanks Google!

By José S B M

Sep 30, 2022


By Tarik L

Sep 27, 2022

Great foundation, simple clear and %100 the best kick starter in the PM journey


Sep 19, 2022

For someone like me, who is new in project management, the course is valuable.

By Josiah H

Sep 13, 2022

Very informative and videos, reading material and extra sources were a big help

By Juan C C

Aug 29, 2022

Excellent course, it's like it was made for me! Looking forward to the next ones

By Gabriel E

Aug 29, 2022

its was nice learning this course, it gave more insight into project management

By Petra M

Aug 18, 2022

The lessons are really easy to follow and lecturers are precise and interesting.

By Vanessa P

Aug 4, 2022

This step of the certification set up a good start to understanding the basics.

By Vinita S

Jul 29, 2022

Overall good. explains the basic concepts of PM for starter and essential skills