Masters in Business Administration (Project Management)(Full Time)

Provided by East Asia Institute of Management (EASB)


Course introduction

Introduction


PROGRAMME OBJECTIVE

  • Undertake an advanced study of organisations, their management and the changing external context in which they operate.
  • Achieve preparation for or development of a career in business and management by developing skills at a professional or equivalent level or as preparation for research or further study in the area.
  • Development of the ability to apply knowledge and understanding of business and management to complex issues, both systematically and creatively to improve business and management practice.
  • Enhancement of lifelong learning skills and personal development in order to work with self-direction and originality and thus contribute to business and society at large.
  • Provide opportunities to appreciate the tension between theory and practice.
  • Facilitate the development of a reflective practitioner through creativity and team working.
  • Encourage the development of critical, synthesis and evaluative skills.
  • Develop relevant research skills.

MODULES

1. Strategic Management

Strategic Management studies the major moves made by organisations. It encompasses all of the management disciplines but mainly focuses on Marketing Strategy. It will cover the formulation of strategy and implementation. Students will be invited to adopt the role of senior management in a specific firm in a specific sector to evaluate factors that influence choice of strategy. The Strategy Implementation stage will provide insights into the problems encountered during implementation and how strategies are formulated.

2. Dissertation

The dissertation provides an opportunity for in-depth study of a topic. It requires students to: critically evaluate major schools of thought within relevant management theory, translate theory into practice through the study of its application in the real world, undertake empirical research in this area and draw conclusions about the implications of the results for managerial decision-making.

3. Delivering Successful Progects

This module will complement the core module Project Management and is designed to help students learn through case studies, the critical success factors and profiles of larger projects across industry sectors and project types.

4. Marketing

This module aims to provide students with the theory of how market dynamics, business environment, consumer trends and behaviour, and the organisation’s capabilities affect its ability to deliver profitable customer propositions. Emphasis will be placed on the application of key theories, concepts and techniques to develop an in-depth understanding of a market and to develop appropriate marketing strategies.

5. Accounting for Decision Makers

This module is designed to introduce students to the roles and functions of the accounting profession. It seeks to enable students to understand terms commonly used by accountants. The central aspect of this module is 'decision making' that is how the information provided can be used properly and effectively.

6. Project Management Theory & Practice

This program is designed for Project Managers, Consultants, Management Controllers, and Planners. This module covers product and service lifecycles, both public and private sectors; and different vertical sectors: banking, insurance, healthcare. The economics of larger projects, the optimisation of project realisation and change management are emphasised. This new program develops students as thinkers and managers so that they can assume a challenging role in current and future project management with confidence.

7. Operations Management

Operations Management are activities that relate to creation of goods and services through the transformation of inputs into outputs. It seeks to create added-value for the organisation such that it will achieve sustainable competitive advantage by satisfying the needs of customers through the organisation's products or services. Operations management is one of the most challenging topics in the business area. The purpose of this subject is to familiarise the students with the nature and processes of operations management and decision making techniques used to overcome or minimise some common operating problems within organisations. In this subject, a balance of service and manufacturing applications is maintained.

8. People & Organisation

This module will provide insights into the factors which influence people’s behaviour and how they can be utilised to achieve maximum organisational effectiveness. Particular attention will be paid to organisation structure, culture, conflict and the management of change. The module will also explore the role of the human resource manager and their associated tasks in the corporate world.



Fees & Funding

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