About this Specialization

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Accelerate your career by improving your project management skills. This Specialization delivers a rigorous exploration of the best practices for planning and delivering these major engineering projects. You’ll learn about the measures of success, how to resolve challenges of governance and typical financing approaches of these projects. If you are an engineer or a project manager and you aspire to get involved with major engineering projects, or you are already working on one, then this Specialization is for you. Master your project management skills and prepare to develop your career in engineering. This specialization is based on content from the Online MSc in Engineering Management. If you interested to develop your career further, take a look at our online degree.
Learner Career Outcomes
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100% online courses
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 4 months to complete
Suggested 5 hours/week
English
Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Learner Career Outcomes
25%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Intermediate Level
Approx. 4 months to complete
Suggested 5 hours/week
English
Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian)

There are 3 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Major Engineering Project Performance

4.7
stars
406 ratings
98 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Major Engineering Projects: Governance, Risk and Scope

4.7
stars
125 ratings
26 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Financing and Initiating Major Engineering Projects

4.6
stars
89 ratings
20 reviews

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  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • This Specialization doesn't carry university credit, but some universities may choose to accept Specialization Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more. Online Degrees and Mastertrack™ Certificates on Coursera provide the opportunity to earn university credit.

  • 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

  • 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.

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