Master of Arts (MA) in Project Management

Best 5 MA Programs in Project Management 2017

Project Management

An MA or Master of Arts degree is obtained by students after completing a one- to two-year program studying History, English or other fine arts or humanities subjects. MA studies are most often a mix of research and coursework.

Project managers can be found in many different industries such as construction companies and municipal governments. Anytime a large organization initiates a project that requires coordination between multiple departments, project management can be a major asset to keep the project running smoothly and on schedule.

MA Program in Project Management

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Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation (MA M & E)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 15  September 2017 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

The Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation (MA, M&E) is an academic programme which seeks to develop sound and in-depth understanding on theoretical and practical aspects of monitoring and evaluation. This programme adopts standard methods, techniques and best practices that are increasingly employed by international organizations such as the United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) and the World Bank in conducting monitoring and evaluation of development programmes in developing countries. Such methods, techniques and practices not only expose but also equip students with sufficient knowledge, skills and attitude that are analytically and logically informed by results based outcomes and impacts in development programmes. [+]

Masters of Arts in Project Management. The Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation (MA, M&E) is an academic programme which seeks to develop sound and in-depth understanding on theoretical and practical aspects of monitoring and evaluation. This programme adopts standard methods, techniques and best practices that are increasingly employed by international organizations such as the United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) and the World Bank in conducting monitoring and evaluation of development programmes in developing countries. Such methods, techniques and practices not only expose but also equip students with sufficient knowledge, skills and attitude that are analytically and logically informed by results based outcomes and impacts in development programmes. The underlying philosophy under this programme is underpinned by the overarching objective of producing competent experts who are proficient in carrying out monitoring and evaluation assignments in large scale development programmes. The programme is designed for students who possess a first degree in any discipline seeking to develop a career in a result based monitoring and evaluation programs. It is also designed to enhance applied research skills for those aspiring to pursue advanced studies in monitoring and evaluation Aim of the Programme To introduce students to fundamental concepts, principles and techniques needed for effective project monitoring and evaluation; To develop an understanding of the methodological factors that can be used for selecting, defining, planning, controlling, monitoring and delivering projects; To impart knowledge of the basic concepts and analytical tools that underpin planning for monitoring and evaluation; To develop an understanding of... [-]

MA in Events and Conference Management

University of Westminster - Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This course is specifically designed for people who want to enter, or make further progress in, management-level careers in the fast-expanding field of events and conferences. London is an ideal place in which to study events and conference management. A regular host of world class sports and culture events such as Wimbledon, the London Marathon, Notting Hill carnival and the London Fashion Week, as well as one-off mega events such as the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics games and the 2015 Rugby world Cup, London is widely recognised as a world events capital. With several hundred conference venues and an abundance of international business and leisure events, London is a world leader in this dynamic industry. [+]

Events and conferences play an essential role in the business, cultural and sporting life of all countries. In recent years an exciting new profession has emerged with conference/events planners and managers organising a diverse range of events, and marketing the great variety of destinations and venues in which they take place. This course is specifically designed for people who want to enter, or make further progress in, management-level careers in the fast-expanding field of events and conferences. London is an ideal place in which to study events and conference management. A regular host of world class sports and culture events such as Wimbledon, the London Marathon, Notting Hill carnival and the London Fashion Week, as well as one-off mega events such as the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics games and the 2015 Rugby world Cup, London is widely recognised as a world events capital. With several hundred conference venues and an abundance of international business and leisure events, London is a world leader in this dynamic industry. Course content This course teaches you how and why events/conferences are planned, and how the venues and destinations in which they are held are marketed. You will also learn how events and conferences contribute to enriching the lives of communities and improve communications in business, politics and professional life. The dissertation will give you further opportunity to research a conference or events topic in depth. The course is taught by experienced academics and industry practitioners, providing valuable insight into this exciting industry sector.... [-]

Masters in International Education Management

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Monterey

Our three-semester master’s program prepares students to pursue careers in the growing field of international education management. [+]

Masters of Arts in Project Management. Our three-semester master’s program prepares students to pursue careers in the growing field of international education management. Our International Education Master's Program The growth of study abroad and international education programs in the past ten years has fueled the demand for professionals with advanced training. Increasingly a master's degree is required for entry level positions in the field. Our three-semester International Education Management program includes two semesters at our Monterey, CA campus followed by a 4-6 month professional practicum in the U.S. or abroad. Through our curriculum, students gain a wide variety of knowledge and skills related to program management, higher education administration, student services and affairs, and intercultural communication. They also study a language of their choice. Practica & Professional Experience Our students gain professional experience through the required international education practicum. They work with study abroad programs, colleges and universities, youth exchange programs, ESL or language programs, and government agencies around the world. Through a partnership with Middlebury Schools Abroad, our students can assist in running study abroad programs in Russia, Italy, Germany, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Spain, France, Cameroon, Egypt, Jordan, China, Japan, Chile, Mexico, and Israel. International Education Careers We prepare professionals with the skills and knowledge to pursue international education careers across multiple sectors of the international education field, including managing study abroad programs, providing student services in ESL and intensive language programs, offering international student services, and serving in government programs such as Fulbright and Education USA. [-]

MA in Integral Economic Development Management

The Catholic University of America
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA District of Columbia + 1 more

Integral economic development is an approach to development that seeks to strengthen the civil and social institutions required for sustainable development; one that takes an integrated view of the person's role in society. It is an approach which development entities increasingly demand... [+]

MA in Integral Economic Development Management One year program full-time, with part-time option. Uses innovative measures and an integrated approach to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of development programs. Teaches applied management and economics. What is an Integral Approach Integral economic development is an approach to development that seeks to strengthen the civil and social institutions required for sustainable development; one that takes an integrated view of the person's role in society. It is an approach which development entities increasingly demand. Integral economic development, seen from the perspective of the whole human person, and the whole human community, is at the core of our programs and the mission of The Catholic University of America. Students graduating from the program will be able to: 1. Use their technical skills more effectively to produce sustainable results, based on a better understanding of the macroeconomic environment, the role of institutions, and an integral approach to development. 2. Acquire the technical skills to be able to design, implement, manage and evaluate programs that would effectively contribute to integral economic development. 3. Bring an integrated perspective to the development arena, resulting in development initiatives and program results that respect the dignity of the human person, strengthen the core institutions of the culture, and build a stable foundation for lasting development and growth. These innovative programs are applicable to different aspects of development at the private or public level, including technical aspects of the interplay between politics and economic policy development, economic development and global health,... [-]

Master's Degree In Project Management Of The Structural Works And Infrastructure

Politecnico di Milano - Scuola Master Fratelli Presenti
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1677  November 2017 Italy Milan + 1 more

The training offered by the Master aims to introduce students to the management of investments in the real estate, construction, and infrastructure. The investment management starts from a correct valuation. For this, an introduction to the philosophy of "value investing" will be presented to students, as well as an introduction to the most important concepts of accounting. In this way, students will have the fundamental basis to evaluate an investment in the "micro" level. Attention will also be paid to the valuation of investments at the "macro". [+]

Masters of Arts in Project Management. The training offered by the Master aims to introduce students to the management of investments in the real estate, construction, and infrastructure. The investment management starts from a correct valuation. For this, an introduction to the philosophy of "value investing" will be presented to students, as well as an introduction to the most important concepts of accounting. In this way, students will have the fundamental basis to evaluate an investment in the "micro" level. Attention will also be paid to the valuation of investments at the "macro". For this the students will discuss the key parameters that govern the performance of the markets. Cycles "secular" of expansion and contraction of the economy, as well as their sub-cycles, affecting all sectors of the market, but especially the real estate and construction have always been strongly influenced by them. After the evaluation of investments, will be presented to students the stages of their development. For this, the basics of project management and management control will be illustrated and explained, also deepening aspects of legal, both nationally and internationally. The Master trains prepared and qualified to assess real estate investments and to manage efficiently and effectively Master Plan, projects and construction sites of any complexity, in compliance with the regulations and requirements of time, cost and quality of the job. In the second half there will be a training period of 4-5 months at institutions of different types, as part of national and international projects of special... [-]