University of Leeds
Managing Major Engineering Projects Specialization
University of Leeds

Managing Major Engineering Projects Specialization

Develop a Career in Engineering Project Management. Master the skills required to lead large engineering projects

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What you'll learn

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

  • Understand the key cost and time performance indicators of major projects

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

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

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Specialization - 3 course series

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4.7

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Intermediate level

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2 months at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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Specialization - 3 course series

Major Engineering Project Performance

Course 119 hours4.7 (896 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Understand the key phases of a project life cycle

  • Discriminate between projects, programmes and portfolios and identify the key characteristics of major projects

  • Define forms of bias and strategic misinterpretation and ways of mitigating against them

  • Analyse the cost and time performance indicators of major projects

Skills you'll gain

Category: Project Management

Major Engineering Projects: Governance, Risk and Scope

Course 223 hours4.7 (268 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Identify key stakeholders in major projects and understand stakeholder management

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

  • Understand strategic risk management and how to manage opportunities and risks

  • Understand the theory and practice of scope management

Skills you'll gain

Category: Risk Management

Financing and Initiating Major Engineering Projects

Course 321 hours4.8 (232 ratings)

What you'll learn

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

  • Identify the key investors in major projects

  • Explore different approaches to project contracting and learn how to ensure successful project initiation

  • Understand how to assess an organisation's capabilities

Skills you'll gain

Category: Project Management
Category: Finance

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Dr Giorgio Locatelli
University of Leeds
3 Courses26,740 learners

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