This is the third course in the Google Project Management Certificate program. This course will explore how to map out a project in the second phase of the project life cycle: the project planning phase. You will examine the key components of a project plan, how to make accurate time estimates, and how to set milestones. Next, you will learn how to build and manage a budget and how the procurement processes work. Then, you will discover tools that can help you identify and manage different types of risk and how to use a risk management plan to communicate and resolve risks. Finally, you will explore how to draft and manage a communication plan and how to organize project documentation. Current Google project managers will continue to instruct and provide you with hands-on approaches for accomplishing these tasks while showing you the best project management tools and resources for the job at hand.
About this Course
What you will learn
Describe the components of the project planning phase and their significance.
Identify tools and best practices to build a project plan and risk management plan.
Describe how to estimate, track, and maintain a budget.
Draft a communication plan and explain how to manage it.
Skills you will gain
- Project Planning
- Strategic Thinking
- Risk Management
- Task Estimation
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Beginning the planning phase
Building a project plan
Managing budgeting and procurement
Managing risks effectively
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TOP REVIEWS FROM PROJECT PLANNING: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
It was an excellent course to learn about schedule, budget, risk, and docummentation. The content focus on these topics with good examples and activities to put in practice what you learned.
I was able to lear quite a lot about Project Planning. The activities help get a hands on experience. Satisfied with my investment of time and effort. A Big Thumps up from me to the Google Team.
Great course! Wish I took this sooner in the year. I've learnt some information from this course that I can apply to both my work life and personal life. Thank you very much I did learn alot.
That was awesome. I will miss that teacher surely. I cannot wait to learn more and more. This is good part of my life. These courses are the remedy for my problems in life. Thank you so much.
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