Business Administration – Project Management (Master of Business Administration)

Set yourself apart from the rest of the MBA pack with Grantham University’s Master of Business Administration – Project Management. This IACBE-accredited online business administration degree program provides practical applications for the everyday work environment using the Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)1.

What will I learn in this online degree program in project management?

This specialized degree program looks at strategic analysis and planning … business models … and practical exercises to provide the knowledge and tools you need to more effectively execute project initiatives.

Plus, because Grantham has been reviewed and approved as a Registered Educational Provider of the Project Management Institute (PMI), the skills you learn should help you acquire certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP).

What careers can I pursue with an online project management MBA degree?

From IT to construction, the project management training you get in this program can help you manage resources and solve workflow issues as a technical services manager, program manager, lead project manager and more2!

How long is this online MBA in project management degree program?

At 37 credit hours, the MBA-Project Management degree program should be completed in 24 months. It could take less time depending on how much transfer credit you receive and how many classes you take each term.

How much will the online project management MBA degree program cost?

The graduate rate is $325 per credit hour – lower if you’re a member of the military, a veteran or part of a military family. Grantham also offers scholarships and financial aid for those who qualify.

When can I start?

Courses begin weekly, so we’re ready when you are.

Call us at (888) 947-2684 to learn more about our online project management training programs, financial assistance opportunities or enrollment process.

 

 

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Business Administration – Project Management (Master of Business Administration)

Project Management MBA Degree Program Outcomes

After successfully completing Grantham’s business administration degree in project management, you will be able to:

  • Analyze knowledge, techniques, skills and tools of past, present and future business models
  • Apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of all foundational business areas
  • Integrate theory and practice for the purpose of strategic analysis and planning
  • Utilize communication skills
  • Evaluate professional, ethical and social responsibilities in business management and team setting
  • Employ quantitative analysis in business
  • Engage in practical exercises that improves organizational skills in the project management field
  • Develop the necessary tools to effectively plan, measure and control projects
University Professional Outcomes

Grantham University prepares graduates to succeed in a variety of professional and civic settings by incorporating these five critical life skills into the curriculum:

  • Communication – competence in effective written and oral communication
  • Critical Thinking – ability to analyze problems, reflectively process information and formulate solutions
  • Respect for Diversity – awareness of and appreciation for varieties of human experiences and social structures
  • Professional, Ethical and Social Responsibilities – responsibility to the greater societal good and an applied ethical framework in decision making
  • Lifelong Learning – definition for and acquisition of a continuing pursuit of educational needs throughout their professional lives

Grantham University’s Online Master of Business Administration in Project Management Degree Program is IACBE Accredited.

 

Business Administration – Project Management (Master of Business Administration)

As you consider the variety of project management training courses at your disposal, consider the kinds of opportunities a Project Management MBA could help you pursue1.

Potential career paths and positions include:

  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Senior Lead Project Manager
  • Program manager
  • Information Technology Project Manager
  • Technical Services Manager

Employers can include:

  • Professional, scientific and technical services
  • Multi-national corporations
  • Financial institutions
  • Large-scale retailers
  • Major manufacturers
  • Government – local, state and federal

Business Administration – Project Management (Master of Business Administration)

Grantham University’s 100% online and professionally relevant coursework is designed to help you prepare for your project management career.

PROGRAM SNAPSHOT:
Program Core Credits: 37
Total Credit Hours: 37
Accreditation(s): DEAC, IACBE

Textbook Information

Program Core: 37
Course: Title: Credits:
Course: GU500 Title: Graduate Student Success Credits: 1
  This course is designed to help students learn and improve skills and strategies that are essential to academic success at a graduate level. Through activities, application, and reflection, the material covered in this course should support and assist students in achieving their master's degree. Students should develop confidence in their ability to succeed as a graduate student.
Course: BA500 Title: Management Credits: 3
  Management provides a solid foundation for facing the challenges of a rapidly changing and highly competitive business environment. This course introduces the fundamental management functions of planning, decision-making, organizing, leading, and controlling, as well as the tools and techniques of managing people, processes, projects, and the work environment. Students explore current issues in management and gain insights into how successful organizations operate.
Course: BA510 Title: Accounting Credits: 3
  This course provides students with a framework for the analysis, use, and design of internal accounting systems. This introduction to financial and managerial accounting prepares students to use accounting data for strategic and management purposes with an emphasis on profitability and understanding the strengths and weaknesses of an organization's accounting system. Students develop an understanding of the nature of costs, budgeting, cost allocation, standard costs, and variances.
Course: BA520 Title: Quantitative Analysis Credits: 3
  This Quantitative Analysis course addresses managerial decision analysis using quantitative tools. Topics include a general framework for decision analysis, decision tables and trees, forecasting, inventory control, linear programming, transportation and assignment, networks, project time management, waiting lines (queuing), and simulation. After the course, the student will be able to use a broad array of powerful analytical tools to make business decisions.
Course: BA540 Title: Managerial Economics Credits: 3
  Students apply microeconomic theory to the management of the firm by focusing on the use of microeconomics to enhance decision-making. The course explores the complex relationships between manager decisions and the impact of those decisions on product demand and profitability. Students delineate the economic environment in which the firm operates and learn to think strategically within this environment.
Course: BA550 Title: Finance Credits: 3
  This introduction to corporate financial management and investments provides the framework, concepts, and tools for analyzing financial decisions by applying the fundamental principles of modern financial theory. Major topics include the time value of money, the economic and financial environment, an overview of financial statement analysis, the essentials of risk analysis and the valuation process, and capital budgeting.
Course: BA560 Title: Business Ethics Credits: 3
  This course examines ethics and values in multiple contexts. It begins with an exploration of individual values and the integration of mind, body, and soul. The perspective then broadens to include corporate ethics and the role of moral leadership in business. The course concludes with an examination of ethical dilemmas created by an expanding global economy.
Course: BA590 Title: Organizational Behavior Credits: 3
  Today, businesses run on hardware, software, and human capital more than ever before. This course focuses on the people in the organization and how they work and behave in the work environment. It examines the behavior of individuals, the dynamics of teamwork, and the processes of small groups, decision-making, problem solving, conflict management, and ways to eliminate barriers to effective communications within the workplace.
Course: BA595 Title: Project Management Capstone Credits: 3
  This capstone course requires students to demonstrate an understanding and application of material explored during the Project Management programs in both the Mark Skousen School of Business and College of Engineering and Computer Science. Additionally, this course will prepare students for the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification examination. Preparation includes utilization of study guides and practice exams.
Course: BA645 Title: Project Management Essentials Credits: 3
  This course introduces students to the fundamental elements of effective project management. It provides students with the opportunity to apply these elements using exercises and examples based on real-time projects. The required tools and techniques used to plan, measure, and control projects and the methods used to organize and manage projects are discussed.
Course: BA646 Title: Project Management Organization Framework and Risk Credits: 3
  This course introduces the fundamental concepts of scope, time management, and human resource planning and project communications as presented in the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge. Emphasizing both theory and practical application, students are provided with an opportunity to apply these concepts using real-life exercises, examples, and software tools.
Course: BA647 Title: Project Management Integration Framework Credits: 3
  This course completes the topics presented in the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge and includes project cost, quality, procurement, and risk management. Students are provided with opportunities to apply these concepts using real-life exercises, examples, and software tools. Special consideration is given to preparing students for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam.
Course: BA685 Title: eBusiness Credits: 3
  The Internet and related technologies pose enormous opportunities for developing new business models and significant threats to existing models. Information Professionals must be prepared to recognize opportunities and overcome challenges posed by the electronic economy. This course defines the core elements of developing an eBusiness strategy, including branding, competitive analysis, technology assessment, business method models, and preparing for emerging trends. Course assignments involve extensive case studies and online research using the latest e-tools. Students collaborate to create a prototype eBusiness venture.