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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

Jan 18, 2022

Very informative and thorough! I've finished this course with so much knowledge that can be applied to the workforce. Everything is laid out in easy to follow and efficient steps. Couldn't be happier!

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.

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By 徐上崴

Sep 19, 2021

It is a very good course that help me to understand the foundation of project management

By zaineb t

Aug 19, 2021

دورة رائعه جدا استفدت منها كثيرا و تعلمت عن اساسيات ادارة المشروع شكرا كوسيرا وشكرا كوكل

By Sunny S M

Aug 14, 2021

This course is very effective to gain knowledge on real world project management science

By David C

Aug 13, 2021

Excellent introduction and overview - very helpful particularly around change management

By Rebeca C D

Aug 6, 2021

Excellent course to get notions on project management, concepts and dynamics of the area


Aug 5, 2021

A very interesting and full of knowledge course on learning basics of project management

By Hafizul A

Aug 2, 2021

easy to understand and very useful for me to implement this knowledge in my organization

By Hari P

Jul 16, 2021

It was the best course on PM for begineers to know all about the role and the PM ethics.

By Kathleen R

Jul 5, 2021

Great overview and introduction to project management. Easy to follow and user friendly.

By C h

Jun 21, 2021

​Videos are short and informative. Quizzes are good at testing out what you have learnt.

By Sara B

May 18, 2021

Easy to understand and learn from, wish you could always have the take notes section tho

By Abuzzal A

Apr 14, 2021

The instructor is very engaging. The course structure and material is concise and clear.

By Kim I

Apr 11, 2021

I so enjoyed this course. Easy to follow and interesting format. Keep up the great work!

By Donna S

Apr 9, 2021

Excellent introduction to Project Management! Great guides and interesting case studies.

By Anshu S

Apr 3, 2021

Brilliantly compiled course and delivered in the most effective and encouraging fashion!

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 Tyra C

Jan 18, 2022

This course was very helpful and informative to an introduction to Project Management .

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