Islamabad Campus

MPM

Master in Project Management

MPM Mission Statement

MPM provides graduates/students with universally accepted and practiced tools and techniques to manage projects of different nature from all walks of life for enhancing their project management capabilities thus 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

The Masters in Project Management is designed to enable individuals to manage complex projects of today through modern project management approaches. MPM is a 1-year program comprising of 30 credit hours spread over two semesters. Ten courses are required to graduate. The maximum time to complete the degree is 4 years. There are two intakes in a year and roadmap for each intake follows as under:

FALL INTAKE


FALL SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

PM 5102

Fundamentals of Project Management

2

PM 5104

Cost and Financial Management for Project Management

3

PM 5105

Project Scope Management

4

PM 5201

Project Scheduling, Planning and Time Management

5

PM 5301

Project Quality Management

SPRING SEMESTER

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

PM 5351

Project Risk Management

2

PM xxxx

Software Tools for Project Management*

3

PM xxxx

Elective-I

4

PM 5209

Project

5

PM xxxx

Elective-II

 


ELECTIVES


Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Title

1

PM 5151

Enterprise Resource Planning

2

PM 5152

Innovation and Technology Management

3

PM 5153

Managing Projects

4

PM 5251

Procurement and Contract Management

5

PM 5252

Project Change Management

6

PM 5253

Project Human Resource Management

7

PM 5255

Project Change and Risk Management

8

PM 5351

Project Risk Management

9

PM 5352

Project Stakeholders Management

10

PM 5257

Simulation for Project Management

11

PM 5303

Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Control Management

12

PM 5354

LeaderShip Team and Communication for Project Management

13

PM 5303

Governance Monitoring, Evaluation for Development

All courses may not be offered every semester. Al-ternative courses may be substituted as and when required.

Department Info

Department of Management Sciences

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

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