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Major Engineering Projects: Governance, Risk and Scope

University of Leeds via Coursera

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  • Provider Coursera
  • Subject Project Management
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 5 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 5 weeks long

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Overview

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Dealing with a complex network of stakeholders is a key feature of major projects. 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 and 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.

Syllabus

Major Engineering Projects: Governance, Risk and Scope


Governance and project governance


Strategic risk management process


Scope management and associated challenges


Project


Taught by

Dr Giorgio Locatelli

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