MBA concentration in Project Management

MBA EMPHASIS ON PROJECT MANAGEMENT

 

INTRODUCTION

Infrastructural development is an important element in the growth and development of economies. Usually most of the projects get delayed increasing cost of the project and the delays the trickle down benefits of the completed projects to the society. Therefore, there is a need for having a trained manpower in the field of project management specialization. This Concentration area enables students to understand the various dimensions of project planning, implementation, scheduling and completing the project on time. In addition, the evaluation of projects in terms of the resources and the risk associated with the project selection and completion is emphasized.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION – GOALS

  1. Develop an understanding of project management processes in planning, evaluating and selecting viable projects
  2. Develop an understanding and application of tools and techniques for resource procurement, management and risk assessment of a project
  3. Use technology and appropriate quantitative and qualitative methods to support strategic project decision making
  4. Develop skills to evaluate the project needs and select & manage project teams
  5. Demonstrate comprehensive skill when applying project management concepts, supported by research, in alignment with an organization's formulated goals

PROJECT MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION – LEARNING OUTCOMES

After successful completion of the concentration, student will be able to

  1. Demonstrate an understanding the process of planning, evaluating and selecting viable projects.
  2. Evaluate the sources and resource requirement for a project.
  3. Demonstrate the application of technology in project management and decision making.
  4. Demonstrate ability to assess risks in projects.
  5. Evaluate leadership skills in managing project teams.

COURSE CURRICULUM

CODE COURSE PRE-REQUISITE CREDITS COURSE TYPE
PMT7112 Project Procurement Management PMT7010 3 Protected and compulsory course
Electives – Choose Any Two
PMT7010 Project Management None 3 Elective and Protected course
PMT7111 Project Risk Management PMT7010 3 Elective and Protected course
PMT7113

Project Team Management & Development

PMT7010 3 Elective and Protected course
Total Credits Required In Concentration in Project Management
 9  

*Student needs to complete any three courses out of the four courses of the Concentration areas.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Possible Careers:

Assistant Project Manager
Associate Project Manager
Business Project Manager
Contract Project Manager
Construction Project Manager

  Information Technology (IT) Project Manager
Product Manager
Project Coordinator
Senior Project Manager

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