Learning Outcomes

The common goals of the PPM MSc programmes are to:

  1. equip students with advanced knowledge in project management practice and procedure
  2. provide students with specialised professional practice knowledge and higher-order skills to facilitate access to high-level careers in project management and cognate disciplines
  3. develop students’ competencies in the application of theory and practice of project management in their fields of work
  4. develop students’ critical thinking, evaluative and reflective abilities
  5. develop transferable skills to prepare students for managing highly complex projects and ethical and behavioural professional issues
  6. develop students’ ability to perform independent high quality scientific research, analysis and critical thinking in a relevant topic area

The programme-specific additional goals are:

Construction Project Management (CPM):
  1. Allow students to develop their careers in the construction project Management field to augment the knowledge gained from project management core modules with an understanding of the complex landscape of contemporary civil and construction projects management
  2. Augment and enrich students’ understanding with specialised knowledge of stakeholder engagement, planning, contacts, risks, BIM, health & safety, and sustainability of construction projects
Enterprise Project Risk Management (EPRM):
  1. Allow students to develop their careers in the enterprise project risk management field to augment the knowledge gained from project management core modules with an understanding of the theoretical practical and research skills necessary to understand, model and tackle practical concepts of risk within the context of enterprise project management
  2. Enrich students’ awareness with specialised knowledge of existing enterprise risk frameworks and ISO standards. And also to augment students’ knowledge on quantitative, qualitative and intelligence risks tools and their use in enterprise risk management
Infrastructure Project Management (IPM):
  1. Allow students to develop their careers in the infrastructure project management field to augment the knowledge gained from project management core modules with an understanding of the challenges that exist in the development and operation of infrastructure projects
  2. Augment and enrich students’ understanding with specialised knowledge of performance, maintenance preservation, rehabilitation, resilience and complexity of infrastructure projects
Information Technology Project Management (ITPM):
  1. Allow students to develop their careers in the IT project management field to expand the knowledge gained from project management core modules with an understanding of the practice of IT project management, emerging cyber security and project information security risk
  2. Offer students the opportunity to acquire further skills to recognise, manage enterprise information systems security and procedures against cybercrime risks

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