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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.

Aug 11, 2021

I loved this course. It was so informative. I took a lot of notes and hope to implement everything I've learned in real-life instances. I look forward to advancing professionally as a project manager.

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By Jesús M M T

Apr 1, 2021

It is a good way to lean new concepts or to review them if you have previous experience.

By Sara H

Mar 17, 2021

Thank you ! I learned a lot from this course ,I can't wait for the next course to begin.

By dishank S T

Dec 27, 2021

This is so great you learn so many new things in this course and teachers are aslo nice

By Brad W

Dec 21, 2021

Good entrance level course explaining project management from a high level perspective.

By Eva G

Nov 30, 2021

new approach for studying, engaging and interesting time invested in learning PM skills

By Joe S

Oct 11, 2021

G​ood presentation, moves through material at a good pace, found it enlightning thanks!

By Veera B T

Oct 11, 2021

Very helpful !!!

T​hank you so much for content, delivery, and flexibility

B​est Regards

By Laarni P

Oct 9, 2021

Very informative and such a fun and engaging course! Good job Coursera and Google!!! =)

By auce k

Sep 27, 2021

this was a wonderful expirience cant wait to lern more in course 2 of project managment


Jul 29, 2021

it was google learning with you and it helped me more getting different field knowledge

By Pablo D l Q

Jun 7, 2021

A very complete and detailed course with the steps required to acquire knowledge from 0

By Hossam S

Apr 30, 2021

Informative and well maintained course,Highly recommended, especially for PM beginners.

By Nguyen v h

Apr 22, 2021

it is basic and easy to understand.

also, help me much in learning English.

many thanks.

By Adthasid S

Apr 16, 2021

Great starting course for understanding project management skill & project manager role

By Ashley G

Apr 13, 2021

Fantastic overview of project management. The course was well articulated and engaging.

By Malick M

Apr 6, 2021

Very good course for aspiring PMs. Thanks to the Google team for putting this together.

By Jesus M H D

Apr 3, 2021

muy buen curso, dando varios ejemplos que sirven para analizar mejor lo que se aprende.

By Sofiane S

Apr 2, 2021

Great content with a lot of information about project management. I am really satisfied

By Katherina

Mar 19, 2021

So beautifully done. This is the future of formal education. Thank you so much, Google.


Dec 28, 2021

It was perfect course to learn about Project Manager's role and how to approach to JD.

By Luis V

Nov 19, 2021

Great course to get started in your journey as a PM! Emilio is a very good instructor!

By Nguyen T H

Nov 3, 2021

This course is very helpful for my current job. highly appreciated Coursera's support!

By Krastyo S

Oct 14, 2021

great experience, for someone that has never gone through something similar! Go for it

By Aimee W

Sep 5, 2021

Super informative, relevant and insightful. Would recommend to anyone managing a team.

By Raja S I

Sep 3, 2021

Thanks for the PM course; it provided me with the information and confidence I needed.