Google Project Management Professional Certificate

Project managers ensure projects within an organization are managed and completed with maximum value.

Over 6 courses, gain in-demand skills that will prepare you for an entry-level job. Learn from Google employees whose foundations in project management served as launchpads for their own careers. At under 10 hours per week, you can complete it in less than six months. 

This certificate includes over 150 hours of instruction and hundreds of practice-based assessments which will help you simulate real-world project management scenarios that are critical for success in the workplace. The content is highly interactive and exclusively developed by Google employees with decades of experience in program and project management.  

Through a mix of videos, assessments, and hands-on activities, you’ll get introduced to initiating, planning, and running both traditional and Agile projects. You’ll develop a toolbox of templates and artefacts to demonstrate your understanding of key project management elements, including managing a project schedule, budget, and team. You'll also get access to a resume-building tool, mock interviews, and career support designed to help you with your job search. 

Key competencies that will be gained: 

  • Knowledge of managing and executing agile and traditional projects & programs from initiation to completion 
  • Possession of template toolbox and artefacts to manage an array of scenarios and essential elements (e.g. schedules, budgets, product requirements, etc.)  
  • Understanding of organisational structure, business process and acumen, and communication and leadership styles


Platforms and Tools Learnt: 

Canva, Constant Contact, Google Ads, Google Analytics, Hootsuite, HubSpot, Mailchimp, Shopify, and Twitter 

Skills gained:

  • Identifying and creating risk management plans
  • Understanding process improvement techniques
  • Managing escalations, team dynamics, and stakeholders
  • Creating budgets and navigating procurement
  • Utilising project management software, tools, and templates
  • Practising Agile project management, with an emphasis on Scrum


Approximately 6 months to complete 

Suggested pace of 10 hours/week 

Prospective jobs to consider: 

Computer Support Specialist, Network / Systems Support Specialist, IT Manager, IT Administrator, Network Administrator, Help Desk Technician, Network Support Technician, IT Operations/Networking Manager, Technical Support Engineer/Analyst, Systems Analyst, Database Administrator, IT Technician, Computer Specialist