Major Engineering Project Performance

Provided by: Coursera

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.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the key phases of a project life cycle, To discriminate between projects, programmes and portfolios and identify the key characteristics of major projects, To define forms of bias and strategic misinterpretation and ways of mitigating against them, To analyse the cost and time performance indicators of major projects

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for Engineers, technicians, team leaders, and other personnel who:have responsibility for managing Major projects

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart People


University of Leeds

Employee Type

Leadership, Change leaders

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

21 hrs



Can audit for free (no certification); Full Financial Aid Available for Certification