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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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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.


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 Fredrick V

Feb 26, 2023

The Foundations of Project Management was very informative, it was easy to follow and understand.

By Carmen P

Feb 12, 2023

Easy to follow and very easy to understand. Clear and concise information and content rich. Love.

By Stephony L

Feb 8, 2023

I have learned so much about project management! I am truly excited to continue this certificate!

By Cassi G

Feb 6, 2023

Very informative on the foundations of how a PM navigates a project and what a PM can experience.

By Vamsi K D

Nov 17, 2022

The course made my thought process streamlined which helps me to become a better project manager.

By Akinlola A

Nov 13, 2022

The teaching methodologies used are quite simple, making learning easier and assimilation faster.

By Steve N

Oct 14, 2022

Easy to understand, clearly explained and well-paced. Looking forward to the next course already!

By Aziz77

Oct 5, 2022

The course is very useful for anyone who wants to get started in the world of project management.

By Navaneetha K

Oct 5, 2022

The course covered all aspects of foundations of project management in a simple layman language.

By Abdelrahman G

Sep 15, 2022

Best Instructor, he lets you get the intuition beside brreacking the ice with best explanations.

By Josiah J

Sep 15, 2022

YThe course is very informative and educative and give an overview of the whole course programme.

By Khaled A

Sep 8, 2022

Realy fantastic course , i had leaned many skills that can push my career up .

Thanks Coursera ♥

By Yvonne T

Aug 29, 2022

I like the way it kept building from one topic to the next. It made sense and was easy to follow.

By Khushi J

Aug 13, 2022

Everything in the course was set forth explicitly. I Loved the exemplification part exclusively.

By Shashi K S

Aug 4, 2022

It was amazing experience ...!

The instructors were awesome and learing was very much interesting.

By Marcos J D A

Jul 19, 2022

Straight to the point, precise, and conscise. Gives great foundation and very specific to topics.

By Fawad A K

Jul 5, 2022

Amazing, I have learned a lot, The instructor was knowledgable and describes everything clearly.

By Oneida G

Jul 3, 2022

I think it is a spectacular course, both in content and in instructional design, 100% recommended

By Shanti D

Jun 28, 2022

Great content, Great facilitator and covered the topic really well to get a better understanding

By Prince

Apr 25, 2022

A very well organised course. Easy to follow. Overall the instructor has done his job very well.

By Santiago H G

Apr 15, 2022

Amazing course a lot of information was recieved, tools very usefull in my project manager role.

By isaac d

Mar 27, 2022

i was very happy with the first part, hope to continue learning much more from the hand of google

By Noura A

Mar 14, 2022

I had some knowlage about management, however the course really took me to another level. Thanks!

By Muhammad N R

Mar 9, 2022

This is a very important course for those of you who want to start a career as a project manager.

By Siddanthi A

Feb 8, 2022

Every single concept was started from the scratch and I had an incredible experience learning it.