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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

MR

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

JK

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!

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By ZHAO L

Apr 25, 2022

Some good project management basics here! Happy to take the course and learned new things!

By Harry O

Apr 17, 2022

I gained alot from this course and Thank you Google and Coursera team for the opportunity.

By Bhabuk J

Apr 8, 2022

Course compiled with great real life experiences from professionals and a solid foundation

By Emilie E

Apr 8, 2022

Great overview on what is project management and the lecturers are really good! Thank you!

By A. S

Feb 23, 2022

Love how the course is built and organized - it is easy to follow and clear to understand!

By june i

Feb 7, 2022

that's an amazing course, fully resources that make me surprised with a lot of new things.

By Sophie R

Jan 26, 2022

Great beginner content to build the foundational skills and mindset of project management.

By Elayne C

Jan 24, 2022

i really liked this course, it was easy to understand and very interactive. i recommend it

By Mubarak O

Dec 15, 2021

Amazing course that properly explored the foundations of project management in great depth

By V K

Nov 26, 2021

Best Practical knowledge is given in this course. I loved the way course module is design.

By Lenora C

Nov 17, 2021

I found the course very informative. It's a nice overview of what to expect in the course.

By Codrin M

Nov 13, 2021

Really well structured and well balanced information between videos, texts and exercises .

By Robert C

Oct 6, 2021

Wowwww! The course got me revved up about the career potential! I'm excited to keep going!

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.

By RODRIGO D S

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!