À propos de ce Spécialisation
Cours en ligne à 100 %

Cours en ligne à 100 %

Commencez dès maintenant et apprenez aux horaires qui vous conviennent.
Planning flexible

Planning flexible

Définissez et respectez des dates limites flexibles.
Niveau intermédiaire

Niveau intermédiaire

This specialization is ideal for graduates from engineering, science and other numerate subjects or for professionals with relevant work experience.

Heures pour terminer

Approx. 5 mois pour terminer

4 heures/semaine recommandées
Langues disponibles

Anglais

Sous-titres : Anglais...

Ce que vous allez apprendre

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    Understand the key phases of a project life cycle and the main characteristics of major projects

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    Understand the key cost and time performance indicators of major projects

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    Understand the governance of major projects, its challenges and learn how governance informs project management

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    Understand major project financing and key financial indicators used in major project finance

Compétences que vous acquerrez

Project ManagementEngineering Projectsmajor projectsEngineering management
Cours en ligne à 100 %

Cours en ligne à 100 %

Commencez dès maintenant et apprenez aux horaires qui vous conviennent.
Planning flexible

Planning flexible

Définissez et respectez des dates limites flexibles.
Niveau intermédiaire

Niveau intermédiaire

This specialization is ideal for graduates from engineering, science and other numerate subjects or for professionals with relevant work experience.

Heures pour terminer

Approx. 5 mois pour terminer

4 heures/semaine recommandées
Langues disponibles

Anglais

Sous-titres : Anglais...

Fonctionnement du Spécialisation

Suivez les cours

Une Spécialisation Coursera est une série de cours axés sur la maîtrise d'une compétence. Pour commencer, inscrivez-vous directement à la Spécialisation ou passez en revue ses cours et choisissez celui par lequel vous souhaitez commencer. Lorsque vous vous abonnez à un cours faisant partie d'une Spécialisation, vous êtes automatiquement abonné(e) à la Spécialisation complète. Il est possible de terminer seulement un cours : vous pouvez suspendre votre formation ou résilier votre abonnement à tout moment. Rendez-vous sur votre tableau de bord d'étudiant pour suivre vos inscriptions aux cours et vos progrès.

Projet pratique

Chaque Spécialisation inclut un projet pratique. Vous devez réussir le(s) projet(s) pour terminer la Spécialisation et obtenir votre Certificat. Si la Spécialisation inclut un cours dédié au projet pratique, vous devrez terminer tous les autres cours avant de pouvoir le commencer.

Obtenir un Certificat

Lorsque vous aurez terminé tous les cours et le projet pratique, vous obtiendrez un Certificat que vous pourrez partager avec des employeurs éventuels et votre réseau professionnel.

how it works

Cette Spécialisation compte 3 cours

Cours1

Major Engineering Project Performance

4.8
50 notes
6 avis
Manage large projects by identifying their key characteristics, examining the key factors and risks that affect their performance and exploring methods to counter their impact on the successful delivery of projects. Looking into examples of best practice, you'll explore the relationship between projects, programmes and portfolios. You'll also discover the roles performed by the project manager, examine the difficulties associated with quantifying transaction costs in major project management and consider how different management approaches impact on these costs. Optimism bias and strategic misinterpretation regularly cause delays to major engineering projects. Using stimulating case studies, you'll evaluate the measures of success and compare and contrast 'project success' versus 'project management success'. In the final week of the course, you'll research and present a contemporary example of a major engineering project from your own country. This is the first course in the Managing Major Projects Specialization and first step towards earning degree credit from the University of Leeds. Learners who successfully complete the Specialization will be invited to apply to the enhanced, for-credit Capstone project which will run as a private session on Coursera, and will include live support from tutors. Credit earned by successfully completing the Capstone project can be used as evidence of accredited postgraduate study....
Cours2

Major Engineering Projects: Governance, Risk and Scope

4.9
11 notes
1 avis
Gain confidence when dealing with stakeholders of major projects by learning to identify and manage those that are involved in the project planning and delivery. This course will enable you to explore project governance in theory and practice. Through real life examples you’ll understand how the critical challenges of the governance in major projects are resolved. Being able to successfully manage risk and uncertainty in major projects is vital for their delivery. In this course you’ll learn to distinguish between risk and uncertainty and the role of risk register. You’ll identify the unique challenges of scope management in major projects and employ scope management tools and techniques that will facilitate your project planning. This is the second course in the Managing Major Engineering Projects Specialization. The Specialization is the first step towards earning degree credit from the University of Leeds. Learners who successfully complete the specialization will be able to apply to the enhanced, for-credit Capstone project which will run as a private course on Coursera. Credit earned by successfully completing the Capstone project can be used as evidence of accredited postgraduate study....
Cours3

Financing and Initiating Major Engineering Projects

4.7
6 notes
1 avis
To successfully lead major projects you have to understand typical investor and project financing approaches. In this course, you’ll learn to interpret some key contractual instruments that are relevant for the financing of major engineering projects so that you are in a position to ensure the financially secure delivery of your project. You’ll explore the concept of “time value of money” and be able to compute key indicators such as “Pay-back time”, “Net Present value” and “Internal Rate of Return”. You’ll identify common stakeholder and management approaches, and be able to implement key messaging, taking accurate requirements and manage expectations. Through real-life case studies you’ll identify appropriate best practice related to governance, execution strategies, requirements management, procurement, asset and risk management and organisational design and development for the successful delivery of large engineering projects. This is the third course in the Managing Major Engineering Projects Specialization. The Specialization is the first step towards earning degree credit from the University of Leeds. Learners who successfully complete the specialization will be able to apply to the enhanced, for-credit Capstone project which will run as a private course on Coursera. Credit earned by successfully completing the Capstone project can be used directly as evidence of accredited postgraduate study....

Enseignant

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Dr Giorgio Locatelli

Lecturer of Infrastructure Procurement and Management
School of Civil Engineering

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Foire Aux Questions

  • Oui ! Pour commencer, cliquez sur la carte du cours qui vous intéresse et inscrivez-vous. Vous pouvez vous inscrire et terminer le cours pour obtenir un Certificat partageable, ou vous pouvez accéder au cours en auditeur libre afin d'en visualiser gratuitement le contenu. Si vous vous abonnez à un cours faisant partie d'une Spécialisation, vous êtes automatiquement abonné(e) à la Spécialisation complète. Visitez votre tableau de bord d'étudiant(e) pour suivre vos progrès.

  • Ce cours est entièrement en ligne : vous n'avez donc pas besoin de vous présenter physiquement dans une salle de classe. Vous pouvez accéder à vos vidéos de cours, lectures et devoirs en tout temps et en tout lieu, par l'intermédiaire du Web ou de votre appareil mobile.

  • Cette Spécialisation n'est pas associée à des crédits universitaires, mais certaines universités peuvent décider d'accepter des Certificats de Spécialisation pour des crédits. Vérifiez-le auprès de votre établissement pour en savoir plus.

  • Time to completion can vary widely based on your schedule, most learners are able to complete the Specialization in 3-5 months.

  • Some familiarity with engineering projects is recommended.

  • The recommended order for taking the courses is; Major Engineering Project Performance, Major Engineering Projects: Governance, Risk and Scope, Financing and Initiating Major Engineering Projects but the courses are all self-contained and can be studied in any order.

  • When you have completed the Specialization you will have gained;

    · Understanding of the contexts in which major projects are planned and delivered

    · Knowledge of a range of issues that are currently facing the project manager(s) in major projects

    · Awareness of a range of realistic situations that a successful project manager would have to manage and control

    · Awareness of best practices for planning and delivering major projects

    You will also be eligible to apply to the enhanced, for-credit Capstone project which will run as a private course on Coursera, and will include live support from tutors. Learners who successfully complete the Capstone will receive a University of Leeds transcript for 15 academic credits. There is a one-time payment of £1200 (approx. $1700) to enrol on the Capstone Project. This gives you unlimited access to the learning material from all of the courses you have completed as part of the Specialization. Credit earned by successfully completing the Capstone project can be used as evidence of accredited postgraduate study.

  • The Managing Major Engineering Projects Capstone is designed to help you practice, apply, and showcase the skills you’ve learned. In the Capstone you will have the opportunity to synthesize your learning from all three courses in the Specialization and apply your combined skills in a final project.

    You can earn academic credit if you successfully complete the Capstone. There is a one-time payment of $1000 to enrol on the Capstone. This gives you unlimited access to the learning material from all of the courses you have completed as part of the Specialization. Credit earned by successfully completing the Capstone project can be used as evidence of accredited postgraduate study.

  • Each course in the Specialization is offered on a regular schedule with sessions starting every two weeks. If you don't complete a course on the first try, you can easily transfer to the next session, and your completed work and grades will carry over.

    The Capstone will run three times per year starting in early September, early January and early May.

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