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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

Apr 27, 2021

Gives a solid background understanding to starting with project management and explains concepts such as organizational culture/structure and project management practices such as agile and waterfall.

Jun 11, 2021

Very well put together and interactive, I love the team incorporated pop up questions in the videos this really helped with the learning process. I'm also impressed at how accurate the transcript it.

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By Amir K

Mar 18, 2021

Very useful and interesting introduction to PM.

By Gabe M

Jun 16, 2021

Very helpful in understanding a basic overview

By Ivy S

May 18, 2021

I love the training I received. very excellent

By Megharaj P

May 15, 2021

Its wonderful full courses to star n deep dive

By Eliana S

Apr 21, 2021

Very helpful, love the assignments and quizzes

By Sayeh G

Apr 15, 2021

It was a really good course for beginner level

By Chris P

Apr 9, 2021

I think you guys have done a great job so far.

By Cohen W

Mar 31, 2021

This was a great and very informational course

By Truman M

Mar 30, 2021

this was a great course and I highly recommend

By Meghan D

Mar 27, 2021

Fantastic! Very clear to understand and follow

By Kurt C

Mar 21, 2021

It is really practical and easy to understand.

By P. I S W

May 27, 2021

very helpful and important course. thank you!

By Wilmer A T B

May 5, 2021

thank you, surprised with all that I learned.

By Abdussalam A

Apr 29, 2021


valuable science must be respected

By Richard B

Apr 20, 2021

Excellent introduction to Project Management.

By Diana H

Apr 10, 2021

Thank you it was a great learning experience!

By Madhavi G

Mar 24, 2021

Very informative course. Enjoyed the course.

By Van N

Jun 13, 2021

It is very useful. Thank you Gg and Coursera

By Simon M

Jun 7, 2021

E​excelente forma de conocer las bases de PM

By Skylar L

Jun 6, 2021

Loved this course! Great introduction to PM.

By il-gyu j

Apr 29, 2021

Good education course for Project Management

By Robert N

Apr 12, 2021

very clear, interesting and well made course

By Sunny H

Mar 25, 2021

It is very organized and helpful. Thank you.

By Muneeb R A

Jun 20, 2021

t​his was really fun and easy to understand

By Rachel E

May 20, 2021

A great intro. Very enjoyable. Good pace.