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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

Jul 2, 2021

Google vision of the Project Management career is something that I enjoy learning. They are fresh, actual and inclusive, maintaining the discipline and organization required for Project Managers

Jul 4, 2021

The steps are clearly laid out and there are templates provided. I also like how they added talks from Google program managers to describe how they put the same topics discussed into practice.

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By shiao h

Jul 22, 2021

very good and details, let me learn stuff step by step. very impressive how great the courses are !!

By Miyuruhansi S

Jun 27, 2021

I have learned a lot from this course. Really good course content and assignments also really good

By Shubham

Jun 24, 2021

Best course ever for beginners to learn some decent concepts of Project Management Planning phase

By Najeeb H K

Sep 16, 2021

Great mentor with clear and organized explanation.

It is rich of useful and beneficial information

By Priya B

Oct 11, 2021

Helps me a lot with many things around my organization from RACI Charts to kanban really helpful

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 sneha s

May 30, 2021

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

By Sandra Y

Aug 9, 2021

W​OW! 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 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 Junayed P

Sep 27, 2021

I​t'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 Karen D

Jun 6, 2021

I've really learned a lot about the skills needed to become an effective project manager.

By Jerry C

May 8, 2021

Thank you. Excellent course. Very good. I gained a ton of knowledge on project planning.

By Guillermo A A

Nov 11, 2021

A lot of tools and templates ready to use in practice. Easy to understand and to follow.

By Phan T T

Sep 26, 2021

This is a great course to improve your team members' ability to communicate effectively.

By Cristian Q

Aug 24, 2021

Really learned how to plan a project and what documentation i need and how to create it.


May 3, 2021

Fantastic course! Thanks so much to Google. I was very happy to learn about this course!

By Gisele A A

Oct 10, 2021

Excellent course, very practical, with relevant knowledge. I definitively recommend it.

By Dipika s

Jun 21, 2021

awsome experience. Everything is described in a proper way. easy to learn & understand.

By ibrahim b

Oct 15, 2021

this helped me a lot to have more information in how to make a good plan for a project

By Sahil K

Aug 13, 2021

Packed full of knowledge. Can't wait to go and apply this knowledge in the real world.