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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

Jul 3, 2021

I'm learning a LOT, and you don't have to take it quite as slowly as they suggest. But, it's nice that there's a manageable pace set out for you. Instructor and guests were great--relatable and clear.

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.

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By Mubarek H

Mar 22, 2021

Very well organized and succinct introduction to project management.

By Joseph J F C

Jul 19, 2021

Muy buenas bases para entender un poco más sobre Project Management

By iftikar S

Jul 14, 2021

excellent frame.. excellent way to learn project Management skills.

By Prince A

Jul 7, 2021

The course provides every students the basics of project management


Jul 3, 2021

I am at the beginning of the road, and this is the first right step

By Alessandro B

Jun 20, 2021

Very well made course, very nice to follow it, very basic concepts.

By Lina

Jun 7, 2021

Loved this class! The instructor was great, and very knowledgeable.

By Munyaradzi S

Jun 6, 2021

The course was very insightful and course content expertly crafted.

By edoardo m

Apr 26, 2021

Excelente contenido y muy bien explicado. Cumplió con lo propuesto.

By Brian C

Apr 26, 2021

Good intro course that help organize broad PM ideas into ballpoints

By Gautam R J

Apr 19, 2021

Very simple way take through in initial project management journey.

By David F

Apr 11, 2021

Excellent and professional course, deep focus and 100% recommended.

By Shimeka W

Mar 27, 2021

I think they did a great job of providing an overview of the topic.

By Shokhjakhon K

Jul 13, 2021

useful and interesting. hope technical skills will be also learned

By Erastus G

Jul 6, 2021

Very very informative. You have imparted me in very good knowledge

By Mishal S A E

Jul 5, 2021

Very nice and professional content

I highly Recommend this course

By Lexus W

Jun 15, 2021

I love the details given and the ability to move to my own groove.

By Mohamed A A M E

May 31, 2021

It was great learning about the foundations of Project Management.

By Anubhav M

May 30, 2021

I've learnt a lot from this program. Thank you coursera and google

By Mehul M

May 22, 2021

Well organized, Like the scope covered along with video and notes.

By Samer M b a

Apr 30, 2021

I am very happy that you helped me to know project management well

By Afam E

Apr 23, 2021

Awsome course content and in depth explanation by the facilitators

By Robert W

Apr 16, 2021

Excellent introductory course for project management. Great Job :)

By Alberto R H

Apr 13, 2021

bastante completo, para iniciar en el mundo del project management