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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.

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 Rahul S

May 30, 2021

Extremely informative, perfectly executed. Had a lot of fun. Gained great insights.

By Niharika C

May 23, 2021

A very insightful and great step for beginners as well as moderate experienced too!

By Liuba B

Apr 16, 2021

Very informative course so far. Sets out a solid foundation for project management.

By chandaria w

Mar 30, 2021

Thank you for all the tips and reminders on how to be an effective project manager.

By Victor Z H

Mar 24, 2021

Muy bueno. Tanto si se es nuevo o se tiene experiencia en la Dirección de Proyectos

By Syed M H J

Mar 21, 2021

Like drinking from a firehose! The course is well organzied and easy to understand.

By سالم ب

Sep 14, 2021

I benefited from the course wonderfully and excellently. I wish you and me success

By Malcolm W

Sep 5, 2021

Exceptional delivery, benchmark for other institutions that offer online training.

By Kelli J C

Aug 10, 2021

Really liked the format and the information. The people on the videos were great!

By Aditya S

Jul 17, 2021

A great kickstart program for understanding the fundamentals of Project Management

By Gilbert L

Apr 29, 2021

I think is nice and easy to follow and understand the basics of project management

By Jose A H G

Apr 26, 2021

es un curso muy informativo y lleno de información de valor, llenó mi expectativa.

By Sidnei L B

Apr 23, 2021

Great course. The lectures and materials are on point! Thanks for the opportunity.

By Rachel Z

Sep 13, 2021

This course is just what i needed! It is easy and fun and I have learned so much.

By Edwin Y

Sep 7, 2021

This course has provided me with useful information regarding project management.

By Nahed A

Sep 5, 2021

it was Perfect ..

Thank u Google

Thank U coursera for your services and helping us

By Reyes G

Aug 28, 2021

I liked the course very much it is very well structured and simple to understand.

By Lau C

Aug 3, 2021

Buena introducción, el formato es bastante dinámico y las actividades muy claras.

By Brianie T

Aug 3, 2021

Learned a lot about project management and how to start looking for a new career.

By Prasanna K

Jul 21, 2021

Excellent Course and Indepth Information, Thank you soo much coursera and google.

By Pedro V L T

Jul 2, 2021

​" muito bom, dá-nos maior abertura e visão, nas diversas areas de atividade..."

By Thuy P

Jun 24, 2021

Extremely helpful course for anyone wishing to start career in projectmanagement!

By Mukhtar A

May 17, 2021

The course presents a very organized and solid foundation for project management.

By Fiona G

May 11, 2021

Informative and interesting. I like the way the course is taught, I learned a lot

By Daphnie G

May 5, 2021

its an eye opener, cant wait to experience the entire project management package.