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.
About this Course
What you will learn
Describe project management skills, roles, and responsibilities across a variety of industries
Explain the project management life cycle and compare different program management methodologies
Define organizational structure and organizational culture and explain how it impacts project management.
Skills you will gain
- Organizational Culture
- Career Development
- Strategic Thinking
- Change Management
- Project Management
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Embarking on a career in project management
Becoming an effective project manager
The project management life cycle and methodologies
Organizational structure and culture
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TOP REVIEWS FROM FOUNDATIONS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Its a Very insightful course will help you to grow and know more about the project management career path and every single detailed about it thank you Google and Coursera for this a great opportunity.
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.
Great delivery of material. Interactive and easy to digest. I was able to apply the conccepts covered in this course to my daily duties as a leader in my organization and was surprised at the results.
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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