BOOST YOUR SKILLS

Your online MBA in Project Management will give you the skills to:

  • Apply fundamental project management methodologies to business project management
  • Manage the process of determining project costs, project scheduling and sequencing, and quality business project management to ensure successful project delivery
  • Apply techniques for identifying, analyzing, and minimizing the risks inherent to projects

 

AT-A-GLANCE

Winter Classes Start:

January 6

Courses to Complete:

10

Cost Per Course:

$2,985

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ONLINE MBA IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT COURSES

COURSES IN CONCENTRATION

  • BUS 517 - Project Management

    Examine business project management methodologies used to effectively plan, direct and control project activities to achieve schedule, budget and performance objectives. Review the project life-­cycle, organization and charters, work breakdown structures, responsibility matrixes, cost budgeting, scheduling and resource allocation. Explore planning and control methods such as PERT and Gantt charts, earned value management, and an overview of project management software applications.

  • BUS 518 - Project Management Leadership

    Prepare to be a champion and true leader in your role in order to ensure project success when faced with the challenges of an ever-changing, complex global environment. Develop the competencies needed to lead project teams through more effective communication, to identify motivational value systems to improve productivity and cooperation, and to recognize the role of business and personal ethics in leadership. Examine both the art and science of negotiation.

  • BUS 519 - Project Risk Management

    Apply risk management strategies to identify, analyze and mitigate the full range of project risks in order to ensure project success. Examine the six risk management processes outlined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide: risk management planning, risk identification, qualitative risk analysis, quantitative risk analysis, risk response planning, and risk monitoring and control.

COURSES IN MAJOR

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  • BUS 520 - Leadership and Organizational Behavior

    Analyzes the interaction of individual, group, and organizational dynamics that influence human behavior in organizations and determines appropriate management approaches to foster a productive work environment. Examines a variety of theories, models and strategies used to understand motivation and individual behavior, decision making, the dynamics of groups, work teams, communication, leadership, power and politics, conflict resolution, work design, organizational structure and culture and managing change. Provides a conceptual base for managers to interpret, assess and influence human behavior in an organization.

  • BUS 599 - Strategic Management

    Examines the strategic management process and implementation of successful business strategies in the highly competitive and dynamic global environment. Analyzes the impact of technology, government policy, and world economic and political forces on strategy formulation and execution. Analytic, integrative, and decision-making skills will be exercised through the use of case analysis and decision-making that will involve the core business functions, leadership challenges and global operations.

  • COM 510 - Business Communications: Using Social Media To Boost Your Personal Brand

    You are the most important brand. This course will introduce methods to boost your communication skills and personal brand in a digital business setting using a variety of tools such as video, skype and social media platforms like LinkedIn and Twitter. Topics covered include thought leadership, brand development, presentations, content curation, company/group interactions and trending topics.

  • ECO 550 - Managerial Economics and Globalization

    This course demonstrates how the U.S. and global economies function and how they impact your digital business. Topics covered include the power of markets, economic incentives, productivity and human capital, financial markets, government and political influence, the Federal Reserve, trade, and globalization. It will also get into the impact of technical advances such AI, robotics, automation and their related implications for the unscaled economy of the future.

  • FIN 534 - Financial Management: From Wall Street To Board Room

    Understanding financial concepts from board room basics to Wall Street wisdom is crucial at your digital startup. This course will provide an overview of key financial principles, statements and reports. Topics covered include financial concepts and analysis, the stock market, mergers and acquisitions, and financial statement development and evaluation as well ast FinTech topics such as blockchain, AI and cryptocurrency.

  • LEG 500 - Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance

    Understand how to apply ethics and evaluate the legal environment when making business decisions in the Digital Age. This course reviews approaches to enhance corporate accountability, foster an ethical work environment, ensure legal compliance and provide effective leadership at a digital startup. Learners will analyze the impact of management decisions, corporate governance and the leader's individual conduct on a digital business's ability to protect its business and meet its obligations to stakeholders.

  • MAT 510 - Business Statistics: Statistics For Strategic Decision Making

    It’s all about the numbers. This course provides an overview of data analytics and statistics using tools such as Excel to make strategic business decisions. Topics covered include Key Performance Indicators, storytelling with data, Excel basics, data analysis, statistical concepts, and dashboards/business decision making using analytics.

  • MGT 500 - Modern Management

    Explore the foundation of management principles and their integration into modern management theory. Address the primary functions of managers, which include planning, organizing, leading and controlling. See how effective management can lead to a competitive advantage that sustains the organization.

HELP YOUR BUSINESS DELIVER RESULTS

You like to get your hands dirty. Earn a master’s in project management online at Strayer University and learn how to initiate, plan, execute, and control the work your team produces to meet goals and achieve success.

 

Communication, leadership, and management skills are all critical to project management outcomes. Navigate the challenges tied into project completion like time constraints, budgets, staffing, and those uniquely tricky restrictions and requirements specific to every individual project.

 

Strayer’s master’s in project management online program outlines various ways to implement effective project planning. 

Master schedule management, budget preparation, resource allocation, and the creation and communication of performance objectives.

 

Specific control methods discussed in the program’s coursework include the Program Evaluation Review Technique (PERT) and the Gantt chart. You’ll also become familiar with project management software that assists with organization and delegation.

 

Conquer day-to-day challenges. Lead from the field. Earn an MBA in Project Management from Strayer University.

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