Project management is required in all sectors of the modern economy-industry, the public and private sector, commerce (including e-commerce), business analysis, product development, marketing, human resource management, information technology, engineering and construction. It presents challenges in managing the technical, cultural, political and financial aspects inherent in all ventures. Today, companies are employing project managers increasingly to help improve productivity and cut costs by utilizing their expertise in restructuring current processes to increase efficiency and help the business to grow.
The School of Professional Advancement (SPA) provides training and education in meeting the highest professional standards and relevance through the Master of Project Management program which is a specialist program that aims to develop project management leaders through broad-based training and education. The program provides a thorough understanding of the key elements of project management such as decision- making, risk and value management, financial management, project economics, procurement and business strategies, law and project information systems, project management and people management. Knowledge of these key areas is developed within the context of different project environments and the importance of people and project teams in achieving success. The program helps the participants to develop a set of specialist skills in theory, research and methods of critical evaluation.
The program presents a unique opportunity to combine a broad knowledge of business and management principles with specific knowledge of working out and evolving project-based strategies. The program prepares participants to:
Successful participants are able to operate with increased authority within their areas of core expertise, manage others in a team environment, and obtain promotions within or outside their organization of employment. Opportunities in the field of project management abound in industry and the corporate sector as high competition calls for increased productivity and efficient management of organizational processes. The successful graduates of the program are able to secure employment as project managers, project planners, managing consultants, business project managers, project controllers, project coordinators, business analysts, client service managers, technical project managers and project analysts.
A prospective applicant to a 16 Years equivalent Masters program must have:
SPA Brochure (Pdf)
Program HeadMr. Syed Ali Hussain Bukhari Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Research AssistantMs. Saman Saeed Email: email@example.com
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