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MBA in Project Management | Professional MBA | MBA Programs

About the MBA in Project Management

Perfect your project management skills

This specialization provides you with key expertise, enabling you to enhance and perfect your project management and social skills. You sharpen your understanding of how to lead teams and individuals in projects and learn to deal with the interests of different project stakeholders. Moreover, you get to better understand the need for a paradigm shift towards sustainability, agility and social media for project-oriented organizations.

Theory & up-to-date methods in project management

Designed around the specific requirements of executives, the specialization places particular emphasis on the application of theoretical concepts and up-to-date methods to real-world situations encountered by students in their everyday professional practice, and on practical project work. Graduates of the specialization in project management can manage projects professionally with a view to achieving sustainable results.

Balancing economic, ecological and social interests

You will learn, share methods and generate new ideas; and of course, build a network of long-lasting relationships with like-minded international peers. You will work alongside motivated executives from a broad range of companies and cultures, giving you an insight into their way of thinking, and their approach to business.

Target group

  • Project and program managers who want to deepen and refresh their knowledge
  • Technical experts and engineers who are eager to enhance their leadership and management skills
  • Executives and managers who are in charge of developing project management capabilities, or who are responsible for making change happen in their organizations
  • Management trainers and consultants who wish to update and enhance their knowledge
  • Executives and employees in the public sector or in the consulting business

Alexander Hartner, MBA

  • Alumnus | Head of Operations Standard Leasing/Contract Management Standard | Raiffeisen-Leasing | Austria

Specialized education is absolutely necessary to master today's challenges. With the support of my employer, I was attending the Professional MBA Project Management and, with our company motto ‘there is always room for improvement’ in mind, apply the knowledge acquired in my typical work day.

Preparation for Project Management Certifications

If you want to prepare for a project management certification, the module "Project Management Process and International Approaches" is an ideal basis. In this module you will gain an understanding and overview on selected project management standards. You will learn about differences and commonalities of international project management standards such as the International Competence Baseline (ICB) of the IPMA, Project Management Body of Knowledge of the PMI, and Projects in Controlled Environments (Prince2) of the AXELOS.

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