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Are you interested in gaining the skills needed to lead a team toward the successful execution of an assigned task? Do you have a desire to develop your business strategizing and organizational problem-solving abilities? If so, then consider the University of Phoenix MBA in Project Management program.
The MBA in Project Management program is designed to provide students with an understanding of core organizational management topics, including data reporting and information breakdown, industry legalities, market research, financial management, budgeting, risk assessment, quality assurance and profit margin analysis. You will have the chance to learn how to become an effective communicator, collaborator and leader -- traits that could help you in directing diverse workforces, mitigating workplace disputes and bartering for business terms. Through theoretical studies and hands-on assignments, you will have the opportunity to explore the project management lifecycle from conception to completion. In addition, the curriculum is designed to integrate training in Microsoft® Project software and ready you for the Project Management Professional® certifying exam. This University of Phoenix® program is available online.
Though not required, you may have experience in business or technical sectors as a sales professional, IT worker or personnel manager. You may be seeking the training needed to help you supervise focused assignments. Applicants to University of Phoenix® graduate programs should have already earned a bachelor's degree.
This program requires the completion of 51 credit hours. Of the total required credits, 15 are in the project management concentration.
Business Foundation Courses
Project Management Courses
While earning an MBA in Project Management could allow you to pursue a number of career options, for those who want to continue building theoretical knowledge and scholarly research skills, a doctoral degree could be sought. Another option could be to pursue industry certifications through organizations such as the Project Management Institute. You could also keep your skills up to date by enrolling in graduate certificate programs or participating in continuing education courses.
After earning your MBA, you could seek to earn one of the following doctoral degrees that are offered at University of Phoenix:
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