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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

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.

Sep 10, 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 Nikolaos K

Jun 6, 2021

Great course so far. I personally took the whole certification that includes all 6 courses

By Karimi M

Jun 4, 2021

I enjoyed this course . A good step for beginners who want to embark in project management

By Augusto A

Apr 23, 2021

Emilio's enthusiasm makes PM all the more fun, insightful, and accessible, thanks so much!

By mo A

Apr 18, 2021

First course with Google is great, the interaction is great and felt engaged in many tasks

By Marta C

Apr 16, 2021

Excellent! It's well organized, friendly and brings a lot of information. I just loved it!

By Tiffany S

Apr 16, 2021

A decent high-level introduction to project management for someone with no prior exposure.

By ayella s

Aug 21, 2021

The course is very practical and relevant to the everyday work that I am currently doing.

By Felipe C

Jul 31, 2021

Excellent course, I loved it! Waiting to finish the rest! Thanks Google, thanks Coursera!


Jul 25, 2021

Great content, addressed in a clear way through wonderful use of multimedia interactions.

By Vaishnavi L

Jul 23, 2021

Concepts are explained clearly in simple terms. Extremely relevant and interesting course

By Nabil e

Jul 8, 2021

The course content is very rich in terminology and methodology.

The pedagogy is excellent.

By Noam G J

Jul 2, 2021

Well designed and in depth exploration and education of the basics of Project Management.

By Lihua W

Jun 4, 2021

very practical, easy to understand, detailed and well-combined with good amount of tests.

By Diane C

Jun 3, 2021

Excellent Tutor and speakers, enjoying so much.. Most importantly Learnt a lot of stuff.

By Dominik S

May 16, 2021

Great insights into Project Mangment, would recoment everyone interested to check it out.

By Indira T

May 16, 2021

I have learned a lot new and exciting information...thank you Google for this opportunity

By Evgenia B

May 4, 2021

This course is a great start for those who make their first step into project management!

By Erik M

May 1, 2021

Great foundational learning around key concepts and responsibilities of a project manager

By Kirti D

Apr 14, 2021

It was great experience to learn project management on this platform, Indeed it helps !!!


Apr 9, 2021

Really interesting how Google sees the Project Manager's role. I liked a lot this course.

By Deleted A

Mar 26, 2021

Exceptional !

I really enjoyed the presentation and content. Can’t wait for the course...

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