Project Managers play a central role in an organization’s capacity to devise, schedule, implement, manage and deliver key initiatives. A skilled and qualified Project Manager possessing analytical, interpersonal and leadership skills may self-direct a successful career in any number of growing industries, including, but not limited to, construction, engineering, computer and information technology, marketing, manufacturing and finance.

Top performers in Project Management careers are among the most highly salaried professionals, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Additionally, demand for Project Managers is expected to remain robust through 2012, especially in growth industries such as Computer & Information Systems and Marketing and Human Resources. This curriculum is designed to prepare students to pursue executive positions in their chosen fields.

The AIU Online MBA in Project Management gives students the advanced knowledge, skills and experience-based education necessary to accelerate their careers. The degree program provides a unique, market-relevant combination of a comprehensive business education with real-world applications.

This curriculum is one of the most sophisticated online MBA programs in the education industry. Unlike text-based lectures offered at many other institutions, our course delivery system incorporates Flash technology and rich, interactive multimedia. This system enables students to interact in real time with classmates and professors via “Common Ground,” our interactive whiteboard; engage in lively, informative discussion-board chat sessions; and complete interesting group projects with fellow students from around the world. Students can access their classes online, any time and may conveniently rewind, fast-forward or pause course materials.

Courses required to complete the MBA in Project Management include:

  • Project Management: Integration, Scope, Time, and Communication.
    This course focuses on various project management processes, including scope, scheduling, cost control and communication. Students will learn the basic project management framework as well as the preparation of a basic project plan. They also will analyze various organizational systems and determine how to integrate project management processes into various existing corporate structures.
  • Project Management: Cost, Quality, Risk, and Procurement.
    In this course, student will learn about the legal, ethical and fiscal considerations in procurement and contracts. The class emphasizes a hands-on approach to using project management knowledge areas to facilitate scheduling, estimating, tracking and controlling a project’s schedules and costs. Also included is a discussion of general strategies and tools for identifying, evaluating and mitigating risk in project management.

This accelerated, team-based MBA program can be completed in just 10 months.

Applicants must hold an accredited Bachelor’s degree.


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About American Intercontinental University

AIU Online is the web-based virtual campus of American InterContinental University, an international university with residential campuses located in Atlanta, Georgia; Los Angeles, California; South Florida; Houston, Texas; London, England; and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. American InterContinental University's mission is to provide for the varying educational needs of a culturally diverse and geographically dispersed student body with the goal of preparing students academically, personally, and professionally for successful careers. The AIU Online degree program allows students the freedom to study online any time to achieve their Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's degrees in an ever-expanding range of curricula. With our Fourth Dimension Learning, rich multimedia course delivery and world-class faculty, we have quickly become the fastest growing accredited online university in North America.

American InterContinental University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bachelor's and Master's degrees.
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