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Los estudiantes que toman este Course son
  • Technical Solutions Engineers
  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Data Scientists

Qué aprenderás

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    Understand the key phases of a project life cycle

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

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

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    Analyse the cost and time performance indicators of major projects

User
Los estudiantes que toman este Course son
  • Technical Solutions Engineers
  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Data Scientists

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.

Nivel intermedio

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

Aprox. 15 horas para completar

Sugerido: We suggest that each week of this course will take approximately 5 hours to complete....

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English), Portugués (de Brasil)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
4 horas para completar

Major engineering project performance

3 videos (Total 15 minutos), 18 lecturas, 2 cuestionarios
3 videos
Projects, sub-projects and operations6m
Project life cycle theories6m
18 lecturas
Welcome to Major engineering project performance10m
Introduction10m
Research and further reading10m
Lesson summary1m
Lesson overview1m
What is a project?10m
Who is a project manager and what is project management?5m
Project management duties10m
Quiz introduction1m
Lesson summary1m
Lesson overview1m
Types of project life cycles10m
The phases of the infrastructure life cycle5m
Quiz introduction1m
Lesson summary1m
Lesson overview1m
Apply your understanding: creating a project life cycle30m
References2m
2 ejercicios de práctica
Project management duties12m
Test your understanding30m
Semana
2
4 horas para completar

Programmes, portfolios and transaction costs

1 video (Total 9 minutos), 16 lecturas, 1 cuestionario
1 video
16 lecturas
Welcome to the week1m
Lesson overview1m
What are programmes and portfolios?10m
Case study: the Milan Expo10m
What are the challenges of programme management?10m
What is a portfolio?5m
Lesson summary1m
Lesson overview1m
Case study: The nuclear industry in the USA and South Korea10m
Analysis: the South Korean nuclear industry10m
Lesson summary1m
Lesson overview1m
Critical analysis1h
Lesson overview1m
Writing your reflections30m
References2m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Critical analysis task30m
Semana
3
4 horas para completar

Time and cost in major projects

2 videos (Total 15 minutos), 18 lecturas, 1 cuestionario
2 videos
Other reasons to explain over-budget and delay8m
18 lecturas
Welcome to the week1m
Lesson overview1m
What is a major project?10m
What types of risks are involved in major projects?10m
What is the iron triangle?10m
Error and inaccuracy in major projects: the example of infrastructure projects10m
Lesson summary1m
Lesson overview1m
What is optimism bias?5m
How can you reduce the impact of optimism bias?10m
What is strategic misinterpretation?5m
Strategic misinterpretation: mitigating its impact10m
Optimism bias and strategic misinterpretation in context5m
Lesson summary1m
Lesson overview1m
Your research task1h
What is peer review?15m
References2m
Semana
4
4 horas para completar

Project management success vs project success

18 lecturas, 2 cuestionarios
18 lecturas
Welcome to the week1m
Lesson overview1m
What is a measure of success in major project management?5m
Case study: Motorola Iridium10m
Motorola Iridium: an analysis5m
Main contractor perspective5m
How should you measure project success?10m
Extended perspective15m
Lesson summary1m
Lesson overview1m
Turner and Zolin framework5m
Quiz introduction1m
Case study: the Tower of Pisa10m
Case study: the Thames Barrier10m
Quiz introduction1m
Lesson summary1m
Writing your reflections30m
References2m
2 ejercicios de práctica
Turner and Zolin Framework30m
Test your understanding30m
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por SPSep 10th 2019

The course is very much practicality oriented. Learning process and structure of the course is very well and easy to go.

por EVAug 29th 2018

great and informative! Lots of useful information with external links and references.

Instructor

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Dr Giorgio Locatelli

Lecturer of Infrastructure Procurement and Management
School of Civil Engineering

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Established in 1904, the University of Leeds is ranked in the top 10 universities in the UK, globally renowned for its excellence in teaching and quality of research. Our academic expertise and the breadth of disciplines we cover, provides a wealth of opportunities and has real impact worldwide....

Acerca de Programa especializado Managing Major Engineering Projects

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....
Managing Major Engineering Projects

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