Program Details

Program Outline

Program Outline

The Master of Business Administration degree with a specialization in Project Management provides graduate students with an in-depth view of project management and the demands of the critical role to the evolution of new processes, procedures and programs.

We can help you learn how to:

  • Adapt and innovate to solve problems
  • Analyze various leader, follower, cultural and situational characteristics that contribute to leadership, and adapt to the needs of situations, employees and co-workers
  • Apply quantitative reasoning and analysis to business and management problems using knowledge of mathematics, statistics, finance and economics
  • Develop plans to improve business operations
  • Apply principles of quantitative and qualitative research to business cases and evaluate the quality of research presented based on these principles
  • Use knowledge of economic concepts, principles and theory to critically analyze and evaluate economic problems and opportunities
  • Use critical thinking skills, including deriving the issue, understanding argument reasoning and developing conclusions
  • Discuss the opportunities provided by technology for businesses
  • Recognize and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts
  • Communicate effectively in business situations
  • Identify project stakeholders to assess their needs and issues at the beginning of the project
  • Evaluate various organizational systems and determine how to integrate project management processes into various existing corporate structures
  • Create a project plan (based upon the core planning processes) focused on customer needs and which effectively balances project and organizational objectives with stakeholder satisfaction and which addresses the nine project management process areas

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ACBSP USNEWS-2017
Courses

Courses

Degree Requirements

Business Core
FIN630Global Financial Management6
MGT600Business Research for Decision Making6
MKT640A Managerial Approach to Marketing6
MGT680Strategic Management6
Total Credit Hours:24

Specialization Options

Project Management
MGT637Project Management: Integration, Scope, Time, and Communication6
MGT647Project Planning, Execution and Closure6
MGT656Quality Management and Continuous Improvement6
MGT657Project Management: Cost, Quality, Risk, and Procurement6

Total Credit Hours: 48

AIU's Master of Business Administration (MBA), with all its specializations, is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Classes Overview

Classes Overview

At AIU, more of the courses you take, on average, are devoted to your field of interest than at other similar schools. Your classes may include:

Global Financial Management

Within the context of the multinational firm, this course examines the development of policy, financing options for international business, and the making of standard financial management decisions.

Business Research for Decision Making

In this course, the student will explore decision making from a managerial viewpoint and examine the role of decision making in dealing with employees, formulating strategy, and negotiating. This course requires students to understand, apply, and evaluate both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies as they apply to business studies and analysis.

A Managerial Approach to Marketing

This course focuses on the application of marketing concepts in a global organization. Students will examine international channel distribution as well as promotional, pricing, and product strategies.

Strategic Management

The development and implementation by the global enterprise of integrated business strategies and policies is the focus of this applied course. Course contents include the planning, implementation, management, and evaluation of the corporate resources, products, and assets. Advanced research is an integral component of this course.

Project Management: Integration, Scope, Time and Communication

This course offers a practical approach emphasizing the project phases and processes presented by such organizations as the Project Management Institute (PMI(r)) in their Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK(r)). This course will provide an overview of aspects related to the project life cycle and project management techniques that are used to manage projects that are on schedule, within budget. The student will learn the basic project management framework as well as the preparation of a basic project plan. Students will focus on project management processes including scope, scheduling, cost control, and communication.

Planning, Execution & Closure

This course offers a practical approach emphasizing the project phases and processes presented by such organizations as the Project Management Institute (PMI(r)) in their Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK(r)). This course will provide techniques related to managing projects through various life cycle stages.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

Total tuition for this degree program may vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

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12 Month MBA

12 Month MBA

Move forward with AIU’s 12-month online MBA program. Designed with 24/7 flexibility for busy professionals, this accredited MBA program can be completed in less than 12 months. That means you can pursue your degree and still balance a full-time career and busy life. Our 12-month online MBA program lets you learn anywhere, anytime with a wide range of practical and accessible support tools:

  • Intellipath™ - This personalized learning platform helps support student success by allowing you to skip what you already know and get support where you need it most. You can also retake tests to improve your overall grade
  • Technical Support – AIU offers 24/7 support, whether it’s by phone, email or live chat
  • AIU Online Library – Our library provides access to carefully selected articles, books and websites that can help you get the answers. Also, research guides and tutorials, APA resources, even a staff of professional librarians to assist you

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