Academic Programs

MS Project Management

Rationale

Project management is a profession operating in all organizational contexts, and this course offers a route into that profession, which is suitable for graduates from a large range of backgrounds. Developed with project management specialists, this course represents ‘cutting-edge’ knowledge for those wishing to become practitioners in a field faced with significant growth and opportunities.

This course will provide a comprehensive and systematic understanding of project management. Students will be exposed to new insights of best practice applications in the field of project management through the most up-to-date academic research and case studies. The skills that will develop will enable them to manage projects within manufacturing, service, social enterprise, charity or public organizations.

Program Summary (New Batches)

Program Duration 1.5
Semester 3
Total Credit Hour 30

List of Courses

Any 08 courses will be taught, depending upon the requirement of the time. Two (02) research courses are compulsory.

  1. Seminars in Project Management
  2. Project Risk Management (Integration, Scope and Risk Management)
  3. Management of Project Based Organizations
  4. Systems Dynamic for Project Management
  5. Strategic Delivery of Change
  6. Current issues in Project Management
  7. Statistical Methods in Project Management
  8. Leveraging Customer Relationships
  9. Financial reporting and analysis
  10. Project Management Constraints
  11. Project Review, Assurance and Governance
  12. Software Project Management
  13. Project Communication Reporting and Presentation Management
  14. Project Innovation & Technology Management
  15. Managing complex projects
  16. Research Methodology I
  17. Research Methodology II
  18. Empirical Methods: Introduction to Statistics for Research
  19. Seminar in Research
  20. Thesis

Admission Criteria

A prospective applicant to an MS or 18 Years equivalent program must have:

  1. 16 Years of formal education with no more than one second division or less than 2.50 CGPA throughout the academic career.
  2. No third division in entire academic career.
  3. Pass any of the following with 50% marks:
    1. GRE / GAT / NTS (General); or
    2. Admission Interview by UMT Graduate Admission Committee
  4. Minimum 50% marks in previous degree in case of annual system or 2.50/4.0 CGPA in case of semester system in the degree awarding institution for admission in UMT MS programs.
  5. Fulfilled the minimum criteria of HEC for admission in MS program. Meet the specific eligibility criteria, if any, of the department / school concerned.
  6. In case of an equivalent foreign qualification, an equivalent certificate from Higher Education Commission is mandatory.
  7. In case the foreign degree/transcript is in any language other than English or Urdu, an officially translated copy of the degree/transcript is mandatory.
  8. An officially translated copy is the one verified by the degree awarding institution, respective foreign ministry or an authorized public notary.

SPA Brochure (Pdf)

Program Head
Mr Syed Ali Hussain Bukhari
Email: ali.bukhari@umt.edu.pk

Research Assistant
Ms. Saman Saeed
Email: samansaeed@umt.edu.pk

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