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
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!
It was a fantastic learning experience with a knowledge of project management information. The team as a whole did a fantastic job of demonstrating their individual perspectives on project management.
So much information was packaged in this course but it was so well organized and delivered that I was compelled to complete every segment. Well timed quizzes helped to ensure my comprehension as well.
Gives a solid background understanding to starting with project management and explains concepts such as organizational culture/structure and project management practices such as agile and waterfall.
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