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About the Course

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. 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: - Describe the components of the project planning phase and their significance. - Explain why milestones are important and how to set them. - Make accurate time estimates and describe techniques for acquiring them from team members. - Identify tools and best practices to build a project plan and risk management plan. - Describe how to estimate, track, and maintain a budget. - Explain the procurement process and identify key procurement documentation. - Draft a communication plan and explain how to manage it. - Explain why milestones are important and how to set them. - Explain why a project plan is necessary and what components it contains. - Make accurate time estimates and describe techniques for acquiring them from team members....

Top reviews


Jan 18, 2022

This is a perfectly prepared course. the videos and activities were simply perfect. I learnt a great deal from this.

i would recommend it to anyone wanting in-depth knowledge of Project management.


Oct 30, 2022

I am greatful for this Course in particular. Very well structured and easy to understang . Special Thanks to the Instructor, Rowena and those who shared their experiences during this course. Thank You

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By vinita k

Apr 8, 2022

I learnt so much about risk management, effective communication and it's benefits. Thank you :)

By DaLesa C

Mar 4, 2022

I enjoyed course 3 week 3 as i was extremely informative. NDA, RFP and SOW's are very detailed.

By Lai N

Nov 7, 2021

This course is so useful for my current job. I learn more about documentation, risk management.

By Venkatesh V

Sep 12, 2021

Thanks for equiping me with Tool and Knowledge to conqur any kind of project. Thanks I mean it.

By mohammed l

Aug 9, 2021

Course introduces and make you apply use of absolutely great learning tools. Thank you COURSERA

By Michael B

Aug 21, 2022

This course emphasizes the importance of organized information and effective to communication.

By sneha s

May 30, 2021

Best online course in Project Management and it is very interactive course i have ever studied

By yahya a

Dec 22, 2022

Great insights and overview of project planning with very meaningful and detailed curriculum.

By ronel c

Apr 22, 2022

Brilliantly executed and full of content, this course allows you to practice what you learned


Apr 13, 2022

Very informative, clearly taught, easy to follow a long, peer to peer engagement also present

By Sandra Y

Aug 9, 2021

WOW! We learned a lot of information and putting it all together is what makes it a project!

By Vishal K

Aug 5, 2021

Excellent Course. You should do this before starting taking up bigger projects in you career.

By Jason D

Jul 26, 2021

Very informative, pre-planned for optimal learning, user friendly, and overall well designed.

By Ls J

Jan 31, 2023

Course content is very relevant and delivered in a very simple and easy to understand manner

By Macarena M

May 12, 2022

Fantastic course! very clear and didactic, with everything you need to know about planning.

By Tina T F

Apr 10, 2022

Very informative and helpful in planning for project planning and communicating witha team.

By Fernando J A D C

Oct 23, 2021

Muito bom, a foram como o programa está concebido, e ajuda a compreender bem a matéria dada.

By M K J P

Sep 27, 2021

It's very informative and hand on work materials help me to better understand and nevigate.


Jun 13, 2021

This course gives absolute fullfilment of learning the Project Management key methodologies.

By Hajar S O M

Jan 25, 2023

assigments take time for making them and consumes time to get a review from someone else...

By Yüksel Y

Nov 1, 2022

Amazing, everything was very well-defined. Looking forward for other certification courses.

By Atef B

Aug 30, 2022

Very Important, course, training, assments exercises and of course trainers video well done

By Petra

Mar 3, 2022

Really very good course with a lot of repeating and interactive parts. Highly recommended!

By Dharmendra y

Dec 26, 2022

Really good and untestable documents, video's. Thanks to Google team to make this for us.

By Patrick S

Sep 5, 2022

It was an amazing journey to go through the various stages involved in the planning pahse.