Islamabad Campus

MPM

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Master in Project Management

MPM Mission Statement

Masters in Project Management (MPM) program provides graduates/students with globally accepted/practiced tools, techniques to manage projects of different nature from all walks of life to enhance their project management capabilities to contribute towards project success.


Program Details

SZABIST started its HEC-approved Master in Project Management (MPM) program in Spring 2009. Admissions are offered twice a year: Fall & Spring. With more than 1000 students already graduated, we have the most widespread alumni nationwide. More than 50 students of SZABIST Islamabad have obtained PMI certification of Project Management Professional (PMP).

MPM provides students with the tools and techniques to manage day-to-day activities of projects of different nature. The course is designed for people from all walks of life. For practicing project managers, it is a guide to enhance their capabilities and to solve typical problems that may arise from time to time. The concepts, principles and techniques taught in this course are based on, but not limited to, the Project Management Institute (PMI) framework, which is universally accepted and practiced. The program takes about a calendar year, comprising of 30 credit hours & spread over two semesters.

To obtain the MPM degree, 9 courses and 1 Computer Base Training (CBT) must be completed. Each taught course comprises 16 classes of 3 hours each. Computer software and related material along with technical assistance is provided to students to assist in preparing their projects after training. Classroom seminars, project management related games, visits to project sites, and guest lectures from international speakers are part of this program

Classes will take place on weekends/weekday evenings depending on the chosen mode of study.

 

Eligibility:
  • Applicant with a minimum of sixteen 16 years of education / 4 year Bachelors / Masters degree from any HEC recognized educational institution with minimum 55% marks / CGPA 2.50 are eligible for MPM program.
  • A computer-based on-campus entrance test Or a valid NTS/GAT result of 50% marks.
  • Interview conducted at SZABIST

Classes:
Mode I (Weekday evenings): Monday to Friday (06:30 pm-09:30 pm) total of five classes, one class held each weekday evening.
Mode II (Weekends) : Friday evening (06:30pm – 09:30pm) one class, Saturday & Sunday (10:00 am-01:00 pm) & (02:00 pm-05:00 pm) two classes held both days

MPM to MS(PM) Bridge Track:
Non-BBA students wishing to pursue MS(PM), are recommended to first start with MPM and then bridge over to MS(PM) automatically by taking two additional research courses and six credits of research. All of this can be done within two years.

Course Curriculum

Fall Intake

Fall Semester

PM 5102 Fundamentals of Project Management

PM 5104 Cost and Financial Management for Project Management

PM 5105 Project Scope Management

PM 5201 Project Scheduling, Planning and Time Management

PM 5301 Project Quality Management

Spring Semester

PM 5209 Project

PM 5351 Project Risk Management

PM xxxx Software Tools for Project Management*

PM xxxx Elective-I

PM xxxx Elective-II


Spring Intake

Spring Semester

PM 5102 Fundamentals of Project Management
PM 5104 Cost and Financial Management for Project Management
PM 5105 Project Scope Management
PM 5201 Project Scheduling, Planning and Time Management
PM 5301 Project Quality Management

Fall Semester

PM 5209 Project
PM 5351 Project Risk Management
PM xxxx Software Tools for Project Management*
PM xxxx Elective-I
PM xxxx Elective-II

ELECTIVES

PM 5151 Enterprise Resource Planning
PM 5152 Innovation and Technology Management
PM 5155 Project Program Portfolio Management
PM 5156 Business Analysis for Project Managers
PM 5251 Procurement and Contract Management
PM 5252 Project Change Management
PM 5253 Project Human Resource Management
PM 5255 Project Change and Risk Management
PM 5257 Simulation for Project Management
PM 5258 Governance, Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Projects
PM 5259 Construction Project Management
PM 5303 Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Control Management
PM 5352 Project Stakeholders Management
PM 5353 Research Methods for Project Managers
PM 5354 Leadership, Team and Communication for Project Management
PM 5355 Project Communication, Reporting & Presentation

Department Info

Department of Management Sciences

Street # 09, Plot # 67
Sector H-8/4, Islamabad, Pakistan

051-4863363-65
szabist-isb.edu.pk