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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....

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Nov 27, 2021

Learned a lot such as Agile, C-Suite, Change management, Corporate governance, Culture mapping, DMAIC, Kanban, Lean, Lean Six Sigma, Linear, Matrix structure, Reporting chart, Six Sigma etc. Thank you

Dec 26, 2021

This course is very helpful for those who want to kick start their career in project management field. It is highly interactive and covers basics of project management thoroughly. I really enjoyed it.

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By Tazeia W

Nov 11, 2021

I absolutly loved learning about the different methodologies

By Abhijit P

Oct 12, 2021

Excellent course, explained very neatly to understand topic.

By Aditya A

Sep 29, 2021

Good foundation course which covers the basic terminologies.

By Bahadur A K

Sep 24, 2021

outstanding and excellent course contents. Superb instructor

By Majok D K

Sep 21, 2021

very educative and engaging. i like the videos and readings.

By Aruna P

Aug 21, 2021

Detailed, engaging and effective. Couldn't stop learning it.

By Rudy H G

Aug 1, 2021

Excellent overview of the foundations of project management.

By Joseph J J

Jul 22, 2021

It is great course, good material and excellent instructors

By Nur F N b A K

Jul 14, 2021

​easy to understand and can be adapt in real life experiance

By Samantha B

Jun 24, 2021

Informative, to the point and completely worth every minute.

By Enya C

May 31, 2021

Great way to embark the journey pursuing project management!

By Abraham V C

May 4, 2021

Very user friendly. Felt supported in every step of the way.

By Edgar G C

Apr 26, 2021

Excelent way to understand the basics of project management.

By Harsha v B

Apr 21, 2021

very important course on foundations for Project management.

By Fernando B

Jan 12, 2022

Curso com excelente didática, estrutura e material de apoio

By Faraz A K

Jan 11, 2022

This c​ourse is well balanced and easy to absorb knowledge.

By Pepe F

Jan 11, 2022

Muy bueno para empezar y conocer como funciona un proyecto

By Henrique M

Jan 6, 2022

Curso ótimo para absorver sobre o tema de maneira didática.

By Mohamed H

Jan 6, 2022

Amazing , smoothly Course thanks a lot coursera from Google

By Batuhan G

Dec 30, 2021

Thanks for everything. It's very instructive course for me.

By Larbi E

Dec 26, 2021

​Great course, learned new skills and a lot of informations

By Siddharth M

Dec 23, 2021

Well Structed and bit sized information to grasp and digest

By Judith M

Dec 17, 2021

What a great course, so informative and easy to understand.

By Parnav S

Dec 15, 2021

Great Course for Foundations of Project Management learning

By Shubham R

Dec 1, 2021

Way new things to learn and instructor was to good to teach