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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 20, 2022

This course 1 is so clear that I can even apply it to my daily routine! I want to explore more about Project Management. Thank you, Google: Coursera for making this happen to those who lack knowledge.


Apr 11, 2022

So much information was packaged in this course but it was so well organized and delivered that I was compelled to complete every segment. Well timed quizzes helped to ensure my comprehension as well.

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May 15, 2022

The course is amazing. everything made simple and easy to digest. Learnt so much.

By Ninoska L

May 3, 2022

Great intro to PM program and encouraging testimonies. Bravo google and Coursera!

By Elisa R

May 2, 2022

This first part of the course, although simple, was very comprehensive and clear.

By Jose C H C

Apr 16, 2022

You have the basics and I recommend it if you want to start in Project Management

By Kayleigh E

Apr 9, 2022

thank you so very much for giving me this knowledge i need to start my PM journey

By Shashank

Mar 29, 2022


By Rhyza

Mar 28, 2022

This foundational course was eye-opening and was fundamental to my career growth.

By Kirti M

Jan 8, 2022

It is an amazing course to get you started with the basics of project management.

By Sahil K

Dec 2, 2021

It was an amazing course. Also it helped me to understand things in a better way.

By Vivek K

Nov 9, 2021

Really it give me good insight and knowledge of the basics of Project Management.

By Greta M

Oct 10, 2021

Excellent Introduction, it covers the most important concepts very undertandable.

By Rachel Z

Sep 13, 2021

This course is just what i needed! It is easy and fun and I have learned so much.

By Reyes G

Aug 28, 2021

I liked the course very much it is very well structured and simple to understand.

By Lau C

Aug 3, 2021

Buena introducción, el formato es bastante dinámico y las actividades muy claras.

By Brianie T (

Aug 3, 2021

Learned a lot about project management and how to start looking for a new career.

By Prasanna K

Jul 21, 2021

Excellent Course and Indepth Information, Thank you soo much coursera and google.

By Pedro V L T

Jul 2, 2021

" muito bom, dá-nos maior abertura e visão, nas diversas areas de atividade..."

By Thuy P

Jun 24, 2021

Extremely helpful course for anyone wishing to start career in projectmanagement!

By Mukhtar A

May 17, 2021

The course presents a very organized and solid foundation for project management.

By Fiona G

May 11, 2021

Informative and interesting. I like the way the course is taught, I learned a lot

By Daphnie G

May 5, 2021

its an eye opener, cant wait to experience the entire project management package.

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