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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

LD

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.

MR

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

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By Olivia J

Oct 3, 2021

Well thought out, clear, with just the right level of complexity.

By Silvia L

Aug 3, 2021

Very to follow and break down of concepts that is easy to digest.

By Jayanth C M

Jul 27, 2021

Nice and super..I had lots of new learnings and also a lot of fun

By Chi S C

Jul 11, 2021

I enjoy the parts where project managers share their experiences.

By Camille A

Jul 9, 2021

Excellent content and instruction/teaching methods were engaging.

By Lawal S

Jun 22, 2021

A​wesome Learning and Reading. Gained a lot from all the sessions

By Sanket P R

Jun 17, 2021

EXCELLENT COURSE, ALOT TO LEARN SPECIALLY FOR FRESH MIND PEOPLES.

By Shoaib S

May 29, 2021

Excellent course content and ready to go teaching/guiding method.

By Janet M

May 16, 2021

Good foundation for what the basics of project management entail.

By felipeellena

May 14, 2021

Great content, amazing delivery, best online learning experience!

By Quadir M W

Apr 15, 2021

This beginners course was very informative as well as relatable .

By Joao A C d S

Apr 5, 2021

Amazing course, I learned a lot of importants skills. Tks Google.

By Jeremy M

Mar 19, 2021

It was a good breakdown of the foundations of project management.

By Daynon M

Mar 15, 2021

Great starting point, very well put together course. Bravo Google

By neeraj g

Jun 7, 2022

The platform is amazing to learn. Thank you Google and Coursera.

By Rahul U

Jun 6, 2022

Best knowledge they shared, learned basics of Project management

By Inviolata N w

May 31, 2022

the videos are well explained there is enough reading materials.

By Muhammad Z K

Apr 6, 2022

It is the best course for begginers to learn Project Management.

By Jacqueline Y

Mar 23, 2022

Great overview of PM! It gets you excited for the other courses.

By Muhammad N S

Mar 10, 2022

very good knowledge related to the basics of project management.

By Kanishka S S

Mar 7, 2022

Hands on, one of the best foundation courses I have come across.

By Yahye M N

Mar 1, 2022

this is a great course, very useful and i gained alot of skills.

By Cory H

Feb 3, 2022

This course provides a great introduction to project management.

By Shubham B

Jan 26, 2022

Extremely helpful in learning the concept of Project management.

By TORY R

Dec 28, 2021

This course was very well put together and lots of info learned.