Career Academy

Professional Diploma in Project Management


Get started in the high-growth field of project management with a professional certificate from Google. Learn how to manage projects using traditional and agile methods, create project documentation, and develop strategic communication skills.


Common job titles: Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Project Assistant, Operations Manager, Operations Associate, Program Manager, Scrum Master, Project Associate, Project Analyst, Project Administrator, Technical Project Manager


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Duration 6 months 10h

About this Professional Diploma

Prepare for a new career in the high-growth field of project management, no experience or degree is required. Get professional training designed by Google and get on the Fastrack to a competitively paid job. There are 479,000 U.S. job openings in project management with a $73,000 median entry-level salary.¹

Project managers are natural problem-solvers. They set the plan and guide teammates, and manage changes, risks, and stakeholders.

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.

Upon completion, you can directly apply for jobs with Google and over 150 U.S. employers, including Walmart, Best Buy, and Astreya.

This program qualifies you for over 100 hours of project management education, which helps prepare you for Project Management Institute Certifications like the globally-recognized Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®.

75% of Google Career Certificate Graduates in the United States report an improvement in their career trajectory (e.g. new job or career, promotion or raise) within 6 months of certificate completion²

¹US Burning Glass Labor Insight Report salary data (median with 0-5 years experience) and job opening data. Data for job roles relevant to featured programs (4/01/2021 - 3/31/22).
²Based on program graduate survey responses, United States 2021

Programme Highlights

When you subscribed to this programme, you will get


289 Videos


169 Reading Articles


151 Quizzes

Programme Modules


Module 1: Foundations of Project Management

(Embarking on a career in project management), (Becoming an effective project manager), (The project management life cycle and methodologies), (Organizational structure and culture), (


Module 2: Project Initiation: Starting a Successful Project

(Fundamentals of project initiation), (Defining project goals, scope, and success criteria), (Working effectively with stakeholders), (Utilizing resources and tools for project success) 


Module 3: Project Planning: Putting It All Together

(Beginning the planning phase), (Building a project plan), (Managing budgeting and procurement), (Managing risks effectively), (Organizing communication and documentation)


Module 4: Project Execution: Running the Project

(Introduction to project execution), (Quality management and continuous improvement), (Data-informed decision-making), (Leadership and influencing skills), (Effective project communication), (Closing a project) 


Module 5: Agile Project Management

(The fundamentals of Agile), (Scrum 101), (Implementing Scrum), (Applying Agile in the organization) 


Module 6: Capstone: Applying Project Management in the Real World

(Initiating a project), (Building out a project plan), (Maintaining quality), (Effective stakeholder communication) 

Why Enroll for Project Management?

  • Gain an immersive understanding of the practices and skills needed to succeed in an entry-level project management role

  • Learn how to create effective project documentation and artefacts throughout the various phases of a project

  • Learn the foundations of Agile project management, with a focus on implementing Scrum events, building Scrum artefacts, and understanding Scrum roles

  • Practice strategic communication, problem-solving, and stakeholder management through real-world scenarios
Why Enrol on the Programme (1)


Google Career Certificate Graduates in the United States report an improvement in their career trajectory 

479,000 Jobs Opening

There are 400,000. job openings in Project Management¹

¹Burning Glass Labor Insight Report data (median with 0-5 years experience), United States, 4/1/21-3/31/22.


Upon successful completion of Project Management, participants will be awarded a verified

i) Professional Diploma in Project Management by Mantissa College Career Academy

ii) Digital certificate by Google

Sample Certificate