Recent industry feedback indicates a strong market demand for graduates with project management acumen built on a broader base of skill sets, ranging from the arts, education, science, law to various other disciplines. These unique combinations of skills develop highly innovative and dynamic project management leaders who are able to gain traction across a wide variety of industries and social sectors.
The Master of Science in Project Management (MPM) is a specialised two year taught master’s programme. The programme is designed to provide the knowledge, skills, competencies for effective project management for business and socio-economic transformation based on criteria provided by industry and development partners. This highly competitive and intellectually challenging programme is for those seeking to enhance their skills and professional development in the context of Business and Management. The programme will equip students to effectively engage with an increasingly dynamic and competitive global environment.
In view of the logistical complexity and technical requirements of today’s projects, the demand for skilled project managers cannot be underestimated. In fact, many top executives are seeking advanced skills in project management to gain a competitive advantage. The Master of Science in Project Management is a unique opportunity to combine a broad knowledge of business and management principles with a specific knowledge of effective project-based strategies.
Candidates with an undergraduate degree from any discipline (with no prior experience in project Management) may apply. Recent industry feedback indicates a strong market demand for graduates with project management acumen built on a broader base of skill sets, ranging from the arts, education, science, law to various other disciplines. These unique combinations of skills develop highly innovative and dynamic project management leaders who are able to gain traction across a wide variety of industries and social sectors.
The MPM Programme will guide the student through a transitional understanding of project management structures and commercial practices, providing the foundations for the ability to understand, respond, challenge, and lead change. The qualification exposes students to intellectual breadth across a large number of organisational functions, aimed at creating diverse, market relevant, and highly skilled managers who will make an innovative impact on projects at a local and global level.
|COURSE CODE||COURSE NAME|
|YEAR I||SEMESTER I|
|MBA710||Management Theory and Practice|
|MPM715||Finance for Project Managers|
|MPM716||Managing Operations and Projects|
|RSC003||Research Methodology and Consultancy|
|YEAR I||SEMESTER II|
|MPM720||Project Planning and Analysis|
|MPM721||Project Finance and Techniques|
|MPM722||Legal Aspects of Project Management|
|MBA727||Human Resource Management|
|MBA723||Computer Applications in Research|
|MBA722||Scholarly Writing and Publications|
|YEAR II||SEMESTER I|
|MPM811||Project Monitoring and Evaluation|
|MBA813||Business Ethics and Corporate governance|
|MBA724||Managing Change in Organisations|
|MPM813||Project Implementation and Control|
|MPM 814||Management Consultancy|
|YEAR II||SEMESTER II|
The Master of Science in Project Management seeks to develop students into Project Management leaders ready to tackle the challenges of today’s development projects in global environment. To this end the programme aims to:
The programme is designed to build on the broad foundation of knowledge and experience of students. The programme is designed to blend theory and practical skills to enable students effectively apply the knowledge they acquire in day to day business management. In particular, the MPM is designed:
The programme is designed to:
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