SEMBA programme is a general management programme designed for those in, or aspiring to, senior management positions or those looking for conversion from specialist fields to that of general management.
Master in Project Management*
The MS Project Management Course is devised to address the expanding complexity of projects and features key tools and techniques. Prospective candidates will gain an understanding of the core competencies required to drive a successful conclusion, as well as an appreciation of using a more holistic, international, and ethical stakeholder project management approach.
Project management is relevant to every department in an organisation, and there is increasing demand for experts to manage projects efficiently. This course explores project management through a series of progressive modules, developing your knowledge from the fundamentals, through to modules addressing risk, resilience, and contingency planning. Candidates will also explore key issues faced by project managers such as project finance and procurement, managing project teams, critical perspectives and social impact and responsibility. The knowledge, understanding and skills gained during the course can be applied to a range of environments. It brings together resources, skills, technology, and ideas, to realise benefits or achieve objectives, and operates within the multiple project constraints of cost, scope, time and quality requirements. Candidates will become familiar with leading thinking and emerging research in the field of project management to benefit their continued professional development.
*Approval in process
This course is aimed at professionals or graduates wishing to pursue a career as a project manager in
various industries. It is suitable for those already working in broad roles in industries who aspire to reach
senior management positions. Additionally, this course is suitable for students in related subject areas
looking to progress to a managerial or technical postgraduate programme.
By studying this course, candidates will:
1. Demonstrate a systematic understanding of the relevant business functions in the context of project management. For example: finance, risk, sustainability, operations, and quality control.
2. Gain an in-depth understanding of tools, concepts and theories relating to the chosen area of project management at an advanced level.
3. Develop the ability to critically analyse contrasting project management frameworks, methods, and systems in relation to organisational culture, environmental factors.
4. Apply a range of project management frameworks to evaluate and solve complex project delivery problems and make informed decisions in challenging situations.
5. Enhance skillset with modules specialising in either construction or sustainability.
Design and implementation of an organisation
Human Resources and Quality Management
Advanced project management, monitoring and steering
Management and leadership
Management and sustainable development
Dashboards and reporting
Project monitoring and management tools
Definition and management of an organisation’s development strategy at local and/or global level
Analysis tools (Pestel, SWOT, Porter)
Corporate Social Responsibility and Impact
Research Methods for Dissertation
Management and control of teams and their operational processes
Managing Products and Services
Communication challenges and strategy
Project management Customer and Relationship Management
Sourcing and purchasing
Special contract law
Big Data internationally
Communication and negotiation
Manage and ensure the quality of a project
New IT tools for the project manager (Smartsheet, Power BI)
Plan and manage the deadlines of a project
IT tools for project manager II (Excel, MS Project)
Securing the legal and financial issues of an organisation
Legal Tendering Issues
Cost and margin calculations
Profitability of investments
Financial approach to project management
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