Create an Issue Log in Google Docs

Offered By
Coursera Project Network
In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Create an Issue Log

Develop skills needed to identify and manage project issues

Showcase this hands-on experience in an interview

Clock2 hours
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

A critical portion of project management is identifying and managing project issues throughout the lifecycle of a project. By the end of this project, you will create an Issue Log that will help the project manager manage and document project issues. This Issues Log will be created in Google Docs. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.


At least 2 years business experience + at least 1 year project based work.

Skills you will develop

Project IssuesManagementProject ReportingLeadershipProject Management

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Define Project issues, the purpose of tracking and monitoring, and create a Google Doc to use for your Project Issue Log.

  2. Create the Issue Log headers and the rating scale.

  3. Create the Issue Log template.

  4. Create Issue Log items for a mock project and review best practices for issue reporting.

  5. Review and make needed corrections to names, spelling, grammar, and formatting on completed Issue Log.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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