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Project Management, M.Sc.

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Students who successfully complete this program will:

  • Demonstrate the capability to successfully manage projects across a broad range of scale, complexity, scope, environments and inherent risks.
  • Demonstrate the ability to employ the full range of project management tools and techniques to best satisfy industry and agency stakeholder requirements.
  • Conduct research that significantly contributes to and expands the diverse project management body of knowledge and produces a final project and product that demonstrates academic and project management success.
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and execute project management activities across a broad range of industry sectors and organizations, and to employ the appropriate project management tools and techniques across a wide spectrum of project types, technologies and requirements.
  • Have the skills to determine the needs and balance the interests of project stakeholders in any organizational context and within cross-cultural business environments.
  • Demonstrate effective project team leadership and team development throughout the project management life cycle.
  • Effectively apply the principles of scope management, risk management, cost planning and control, quality planning and management, resource allocation and management, time management and project scheduling, and change management in the project environment.
  • Demonstrate a facility for comprehensive and objective analysis, structured decision-making, process optimization, and problem solving in the project management environment.
  • Understand and apply the principles of cost-benefit analysis, strategic alignment, project portfolio management and project performance analysis and metrics.
  • Understand and apply project planning and execution optimization and control in the context of the triple constraint; project scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Act with integrity and fairness in an ethical manner, understanding and demonstrating adherence to the principles of the Project Management Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Demonstrate effective project management communications and problem-solving techniques related to project team management, project status reporting, conflict management and project stakeholder management.
  • Programme Structure

    • Project Management Fundamentals
    • Application of Project Management Processes
    • Project Initiation and Planning
    • Project Executing, Monitoring and Control
    • Operational Integration and Project Closure
    • Capstone Project: Initiating and Planning
    • Capstone Project: Executing, Controlling and Closing

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Credits
      33 alternative credits
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

    You only need to take one of these language tests:

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    Academic Requirements

  • Earned at least a bachelor’s degree in engineering, science or equivalent areas (or as agreed to by the program chair).
  • A grade of 3.00 (B) or higher in an undergraduate or equivalent research methods course and a statistics course that covers descriptive and inferential statistics. ESM A620 may be taken in lieu of the statistics requirement.
  • Completed a minimum of two years of appropriate project management experience as shown by the applicant’s resume.
  • Obtained three letters of recommendation from professors or former or current employers or supervisors who are familiar with the candidate’s work experience.
  • Provided a statement of professional career objectives related to the study of project management.
  • Tuition Fee

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      16326 USD/year
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      7992 USD/year
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    Living costs for Anchorage

    • 1320 - 2000 USD/month
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