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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.

SH
Jun 11, 2021

Very well put together and interactive, I love the team incorporated pop up questions in the videos this really helped with the learning process. I'm also impressed at how accurate the transcript it.

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By Ghadir Y

Sep 7, 2021

Very simple yet has powerful information for project management basics. I loved it !!

By Khalaf M A A

Sep 5, 2021

It is an important kick start to be able to understand what is project management is.

By Rampal C

Jul 28, 2021

Excellent course for beginner and for someone who know the Project management already

By Rahul D

Jul 22, 2021

This is a great way to know basics and kick start your journey in project management.

By Salman S

May 26, 2021

Excellent, with structured course materials and an excellent Instructor and contents.

By Kuan Y C

May 16, 2021

Very insightful course regarding the fundamental understanding of project management!

By Barbara B

May 6, 2021

Love this course and really learned a lot about Agile, Waterfall, Six Lean Sigma etc.

By Alan R

Apr 21, 2021

Highly recommend! Great Learning experience! Looking very forward to the next levels.

By Ina E

Apr 15, 2021

Great course! Really good presentation in the videos and very useful reading material

By Vikas K

Apr 11, 2021

This Course provide the basics of Project management. Very informative for beginners.

By Jeremiah D

Mar 31, 2021

The foundation course was very insightful and covered an overview of a lot of topics.

By Mateo B

Sep 15, 2021

Great course, a very well curated information with proper explanations and examples.

By Renato S C F

Sep 8, 2021

Muito bom, pude ver o quão profundo é realmente o trabalho de um gestor de projetos.

By Luthfi R

Jul 30, 2021

This course helps me to understand and have solid fundamental of Project Management.

By Jean C G

May 23, 2021

I have learned so much from this course. I can't wait to take the remaining courses.

By Ellen V d B

May 20, 2021

Very useful course! Good explanation and examples. No background knowledge required.

By Alexander B K

May 13, 2021

Fantastic explanations and illustrations. Great work by the Google team and Cousera.

By Alexander O E

Apr 29, 2021

It's a very good course refering to project management foundations and primary tools

By Griselda C

Apr 8, 2021

easy to understand, easy to see and very frienship with the vocabulary and PMP lingo

By Lujan F

Mar 29, 2021

Muy buen curso y super completo para los primeros pasos dentro del Project Managment

By Elnienesia

Sep 18, 2021

t​he speakers well explained and very detailed of the topic. I pretty much enjoy it

By Alvina C

Aug 16, 2021

very insightful! good job for the tutor, thank youu for giving me new knowledge! :D

By Zuhriddin R

Aug 1, 2021

Compact, informative and very fun way to learn everything about project management.

By Sérgio V

Jul 19, 2021

This is a solid introduction course that led me to appreciate more about PMP theme.

By Prasanth U

Jul 5, 2021

N​ice course to understand the Terminology & Foundations for the Project Management