Our MSc reflects real world practices and experiences and will teach you how to operate more effectively in a multi-project business environment.
You will learn the methodologies, tools and principles for successful and profitable project management, and be able to apply them in order to optimise business performance. As a graduate of PPM, you will be able to effectively develop and manage both small and large scale projects in a multi-project or programme business environment.
Our practical course not only covers technical skills needed in agile project delivery such as scoping, feasibility studies and constraints but also ancillary skills such as managing people to deliver against objectives, change processes, financial considerations and collaboration. We will give you an overview of a range of tools common in project management along with knowledge of proven concepts to enable you to make holistic, best-for-business decisions.
From managing internal programmes to international projects, we will teach you the practical skills and frameworks you need to effectively manage your portfolio.
The applied nature of this course means you take knowledge learnt on the course and immediately apply this to your current role via work-based assignments, instilling the theory into practice.
Our expert tutors are able to bring their subjects to life by blending their academic knowledge with their expertise in a variety of industry sectors, supporting you in applying what you learn directly back into your company. You’ll benefit from strong links with our research groups and from guest lectures from some of the leading voices in the profession.
This course is delivered in small groups allowing you to network with peers from a range of sectors.
Who is this course designed for?
The course is suitable for people from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds. It has been designed for people who are starting or transitioning into a project manager role or who are involved in project or programme management and want to gain an academic qualification to validate their experience.
Participants come from a wide variety of industries and roles, including, but not limited to: Senior Consultant, Project Manager, Senior Cost Manager, Assistant Design Engineer.
This course will give you the opportunity to get a recognised qualification to compliment your experience and develop you as a professional.