Yale

Google

Project Manager 2

"Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan."

- Margaret Thatcher

The Details

Are you a natural problem solver? Then this WorkMYX in Project Management might be the perfect fit. Project managers set the plan and guide the team through the various states of a project. In this WorkMYX taught by leading project managers at Google, you will gain the in-demand skills that will put you on the fast track to a competitively paid career in project management. The best part? After completing this WorkMYX, you can directly apply for jobs with Google and over 130 U.S. employers, including Walmart, Best Buy, and Astreya.

Why it’s hot RN

  • By 2027 the project management field is expected to grow by 33 percent (source: Project Management Institute)

  • Nearly 22 million new jobs in project management by 2027 (source: Project Management Institute)

  • Employers will need nearly 88 million individuals working in project management-oriented roles (source: Project Management Institute)

Influencers in the field

Anna Dekach

Let’s talk about the $

Average salary $85,269 (source: Payscale.com)

Social Impact

Sky's the limit! What projects align with your purpose?

PATHWAYS:

Degree in Project Management Project Management

WHAT YOU WALK AWAY WITH

BS in project management

TIME

6-8 semesters

COST

$40,000-$68,000

OR

workmyxProject Manager 2

WHAT YOU WALK AWAY WITH

  • Skills needed to launch a career in project management.

  • Course completion certificates from Google.

  • Course credits can be used towards a future degree.

  • TIME

    1 semester

    COST

    $425

    *Dependent on University credit transfer policies

    workmyx: Project Manager 2

    1. Yale

    The Science of Wellbeing

    In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. As preparation for these tasks, Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that lead us to think the way we do, and the research that can help us change. You will ultimately be prepared to successfully incorporate a specific wellness activity into your life.

    What You'll Learn

    • Gratitude
    • Happiness
    • Meditation
    • Savoring

    2. Google

    Google Certification Project Management

    Prepare for a new career in the high-growth field of project management, no experience or degree required. Get professional training designed by Google and get on the fast track to a competitively paid job. There are 475,100 U.S. job openings in project management with a $59,000 average entry-level salary.

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

    Upon completion, you can directly apply for jobs with Google and over 130 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).

    82% of Google Career Certificate graduates report a positive career outcome like a new job, promotion, or raise within six months.

    What you’ll learn:

    • Follow the design process: empathize with users, define pain points, ideate solutions, create wireframes and prototypes, test and iterate on designs

    • Understand the basics of UX research, like planning research studies, conducting interviews and usability studies, and synthesizing research results

    • Apply foundational UX concepts, like user-centered design, accessibility, and equity-focused design

    • Create a professional UX portfolio that includes 3 end-to-end projects: a mobile app, a responsive website, and a cross-platform experience

    This work totals 259 hours over the course of 15 weeks

    Enroll me in this workmyx

    Please note that MYX will enroll you in these courses before the start of term.

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