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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

Oct 5, 2021

Very informative and thorough! I've finished this course with so much knowledge that can be applied to the workforce. Everything is laid out in easy to follow and efficient steps. Couldn't be happier!

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.

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By Smita W

Sep 30, 2021

Beginner friendly while at the same time giving hope that you can get a job in this field.

By Nyi N A

Sep 4, 2021

That course give so much knowledge and experience. Thanks google and really appreciate it.

By Vishnu B

Sep 2, 2021

Amazing explanation and interesting to listen to. Thankyou Coursera, Google and Mr. Emilio

By Sebastián

Aug 13, 2021

V​ery good course! Excelent for people that wants to get introduced in project management.

By Adeel f

Aug 1, 2021

Excellent Course for building Foundatins of Project Management both as a skill and career.

By Nena A A

Jul 31, 2021

It's a great step by step course that provides a clear understanding of project management

By Harindra D

Jul 18, 2021

Enjoyed the course very much! 'Five Stars' for syllabus-content, and teaching-methodology.


Jul 13, 2021

Awesome!! Clear, concise and really interesting information. Short and entertaning videos.

By Betty A B

Jun 21, 2021

I found this course to be very informative and easy to grasp. Great presentations by all.

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 Vikram S C

Oct 16, 2021

Iam really thankful to coursera that iam learning from the best and improving my mindset.

By Piotr O

Oct 9, 2021

Although about basics, still insightfull and useful also for people with experience in PM

By Ellena V

Sep 24, 2021

This course is very very very inspiring and so pratical. I learn a lot from this course.

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.