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.
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.
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.
The Masters in Project Management is designed to enable individuals to manage complex projects 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 degree requirements is 4 years. There are two intakes in a year and roadmap for each intake follows as under:
Fundamentals of Project Management
Cost and Financial Management for Project Management
Project Scope Management
Project Scheduling, Planning and Time Management
Project Quality Management
Project Risk Management
Software Tools for Project Management*
Enterprise Resource Planning
Innovation and Technology Management
Procurement and Contract Management
Project Change Management
Project Human Resource Management
Project Change and Risk Management
Project Risk Management
Project Stakeholders Management
Simulation for Project Management
Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Control Management
LeaderShip Team and Communication for Project Management
Governance Monitoring, Evaluation for Development
All courses may not be offered every semester. Al-ternative courses may be substituted as and when required.
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