KIU Master of Professional Studies in Project Management prepares you to successfully plan, manage, and execute even the most complex projects.
Our program brings together focused coursework and practical, hands-on experience. You’ll have opportunities to practice your skills and expand your network through real-world case studies and events with some of the industry’s leading organizations.
Ideal for working professionals, our program offers flexible options to take classes online, on campus, or through a combination of both—so you don’t have to interrupt your career to earn your degree. Our emphasis on technical knowledge and leadership skills will provide you with the well-rounded expertise that today’s employers demand. You’ll gain a deeper understanding across the project management lifecycle while mastering the key strategies needed to manage risk, minimize costs, control scope, and incorporate research insights into the planning and management process. Download Course Catalog.
|Course Code||First Semester Courses||Credit|
|MPM 801||Communication Skills||5|
|MPM 802||Program and Portfolio Management||5|
|MPM 803||Purchasing in Projects||5|
|MPM 804||Project Planning and Analysis||5|
|MPM 805||Project Planning and Control||5|
|MPM 806||Project Organizations||5|
|Course Code||Second Semester Courses||Credit|
|MPM 811||Economics for Commerce||5|
|MPM 812||Consumer and Firm Behavior||5|
|MPM 813||Benefit-Cost Analysis and Project Evaluation||5|
|MPM 814||Business and Corporate Law||5|
|MPM 815||Managing Organizational Behavior||5|
|MPM 816||Strategic Human Resource Management||5|
|Course Code||Third Semester Courses||Credit|
|MPM 821||Assessment of Development Projects||5|
|MPM 822||Principles of Project Management||5|
|MPM 823||Applications of Project Management||5|
|MPM 824||Advanced Computational Techniques in Engineering||5|
|MPM 825||Advanced Engineering Practice||5|
|MPM 826||Experimental Design||5|
|Course Code||Fourth Semester Courses||Credit|
|MPM 831||Advanced Engineering Laboratory Techniques||4|
|MPM 832||Environmental Performance of Materials||4|
|MPM 833||Research Methodology||4|
|MPM 834||Risk Management||4|
|MPM 835||Project Leadership and Organizational Behavior||4|
|MPM 837||Master Thesis||5|
Project management positions are vital for keeping projects on track and within budget. People who hold project management jobs supervise all aspects of a project, coordinating the workforce to ensure work flows smoothly from start to finish. They are in charge of schedules and manage deadlines and budgets, too. Typically project managers are assertive and confident, traits essential to leading, coordinating and directing work teams. Flexibility and adaptability when it comes to change are vital project manager traits, as well.