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Master in Project Management

  • Multiple Modalities
  • 60 ECTS
  • Intake 2024
  • English
Open Call 2024 | Early Bird Discount

Master in Project Management

EAE Barcelona Business School

 

EAE Barcelona’s Master’s in Project Management will provide you with the most recent syllabus from the Project Management Institute (PMBOK7; recently published by the PMI) so that you can sit for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certificate.

It’s an eminently practical master’s degree that uses the latest generation of software in order to simulate areas and processes related to management. 

It’s designed to train executives that know how to manage, plan, organise and control complex global projects in an efficient manner. You will develop personal skills that will help you improve your team’s performance as well as your own.

Schedule

Full Time
On-Site

10 Months

Monday to thursdays and two fridays per month  (intensive afternoon schedule)

Hybrid
Remote + Residential

14 months

Remote on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, plus a two-week residential stay in Barcelona

Study Programme

MODULE 1

Strategic Leadership. Transformation & Change - 6 ECTS

  • Liquid organizations and change
  • Balanced scorecard
  • Agile Manifesto and Agile Principles
  • The customer experience in the digital age

Project lifecycle management. Value delivery - 6 ECTS

  • Exploration of business analysis techniques and tools
  • What is a project and what is Project Management? Benefits
  • Domains "Life Cycle" and "Delivery" in PMBOK7
  • Relevant frameworks: PMBOK, Prince2, Scrum, and Kanban
  • Scope management in predictive projects
MODULE 2

Advanced planning: time, cost, resources, and time management - 6 ECTS

  • New domain PMBOK 7 "Planning"
  • Schedule and cost management planning
  • Techniques for defining, sequencing, and estimating the time and cost of activities
  • Programming methods: critical path vs. critical chain
  • Microsoft Project workshop
  • Spectrum of uncertainty in project management: updated approach according to PMBOK7
  • Definition of risk: benefits and good practices
  • Practical workshop on probabilistic risk modelling using @RISK (Monte Carlo analysis)

Asset and quality management, procurement, and contracts - 6 ECTS

  • Quality assurance and control tools
  • Lean and Continuous Improvement 
  • Project Manager versus Contract Manager
  • Relationship with the domain "Project Work" in PMBOK7
  • Types of contract (advantages and disadvantages) and financial risk
  • Make or Buy: advantages and disadvantages of the unique buyer/seller relationship
  • Lessons learned practices in predictive and agile projects

 

MoDULE 3

Team Performance and Stakeholder Management - 6 ECTS

  • Introduction to the skills of a Project Manager
  • Leadership, influence, and team management
  • PM communication: communication plan in the project
  • New "Team Performance" domain of PMBOK7
  • Stakeholder Management in predictive and hybrid projects

Value-driven Projects and PMO Data Analytics - 6 ECTS

  • Introduction to PMOs, programs, and portfolios
  • Benefits of a PMO
  • Project portfolio management
  • New "Measurement" domain of PMBOK 7, impact at project and business level
  • Dashboards (Dashboards) in projects and portfolios: Power BI practices
MODULE 4

Agile Project Management and Digital Transformation - 6 ECTS

  • Scrum framework in detail
  • Kanban and experimentation of the benefit of the limits WIP (work in progress) for the improvement of the project workflow
  • Disciplined Agile Framework
  • Why 'scale'? 'Growing' versus 'Scaling': Looking for the Lean-Agile organization
  • Organizational design: value streams, transition, skills and roles, communities of practice, and Agile PMO

Preparation for certifications and PM Game - 6 ECTS

  • Previous comprehensive review of PMBOK (Areas of Knowledge, Groups, etc.)
  • Collaborative classroom practice simulation of recent real exams, on instructor’s question bank (discussion and reflections)
  • Scrum.org PSM I preparation: test and simulation issues
  • Collaborative simulation with "Project Management Game" tool

15 ECTS

It’s not just the research paper you need to do in order to get your master’s degree — it’s the right time and the right place for you to combine your academic experience with your professional ambition, personal vision and your creativity. It’s your chance to put everything you’ve been learning into practice and to work in order to get to where you want to be. More info.

Official Master's Degree

Official Master’s Degree in Project Management

Full Time 60 ECTS
English

 

Master's Degree in Continuous Learning in Project Management 

Hybrid Learning 60 ECTS
English

 

You will obtain two Degrees: EAE and UdL

FULL TIME
EAE Business School’s Specific Master's Degree in Continuous Learning in Project Management and Universitat de Lleida's (UdL) Official Master’s Degree in Project Management. 

Check here the Registry of Universities, Centers and Degrees (RUCT).

HYBRID LEARNING
EAE Business School’s Specific Master's Degree in Continuous Learning in Global Project Management and Universitat de Lleida's (UdL) Master's Degree in Continuous Learning in Project Management. 

Master's Director

DP PM - Marc Bara

Marc Bara

PhD in Telecommunications Engineering at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (2000) with an European Doctorate. Researcher for the Department of Signal Theory and Communications of the University of Seville between 1996 and 2000. He has worked for over 14  years in project management — more precisely, in the aerospace and industrial sector.

Key Points

1. Decision-making

You will successfully lead complex projects that are vital in the global strategy of the company. You will boost your decision-making skills, taking into consideration all the technical, economic, quality, environment and risk exposure aspects involved.

2. Triple impact

You will gain expertise in the three Waterfall, Agile and Hybrid methodologies using the PMBOK7®, SCRUM and KANBAN (SCRANBAN) frameworks and the key Agile Scaling frameworks: Scrum@ScaleTM, SAFe®5.1, Large-Scale Scrum and NEXUSTM.+D84:D84:D89

3. Professional certification

You will prepare to get the world's highest impact WATERFALL certification: Project Management Professional (PMP®) from the Project Management Institute (PMI®), as well as Agile, ESF® and ESM® accreditation from EuropeanScrum.org.

Rankings Master in Project Management
  • Ed universal

    #2 Spain & #22 Europe 2022

  • EAE Barcelona Business School

    #5 Spain 2021

  • el mundo

    #1 in Spain 2023

Admission

We’ve got your back from even before you get started

Expert and personalised advice on the most highly demanded profiles in the marketplace. We guide you professionally based on your profile and goals in order to help you choose the path with the greatest professional impact.

We’ll attend to any inquiry you may have during the 6 steps of the admission and advice process

1. Initial Information/Admission Request

Once completed, we’ll assign you one of our expert advisors that will get in touch with you.

2. Interview with the Admissions Department

We’ll evaluate your professional and academic profile and, together, we’ll assess your eligibility for advancing towards a Master’s level based on your professional goals.

3. Formal Presentation of the Admission Form:

What documents do I need in order to apply for admission to a Master? You will have to send us the following documentation, which we’ll analyse and verify in order to compose your admissions report:

- Updated CV

- Motivation Letter

- Academic and/or Professional Letter of Recommendation

- Last/Ongoing Degree Certificate

- Admission Test (if required)

- Language Certificate (if required)

4. Admissions Committee

Your advisor will be in charge of defending your application in front of the Committee.

5. Process Resolution

We’ll inform you on the result of the process.

6. Booking and Assign You a Spot

You will have 3 to 5 days to make the payment for the inscription.

Fees

Full Time

17.400€ - October 2024 

Hybrid

13.900€ - October 2024

Profile

FT Inglés - MKT y Gestión Comercial

Full Time

2 years average experience

89% international participants 

7 nationalities

Hybrid - Marketing y Gestión Comercial

Hybrid

6 years average experience

89% international participants 

14 nationalities

Employment

There are many professional paths you can choose and we’ll be there, right next to you, no matter which one you choose.

As a student of EAE, you’ll enjoy a career plan made to suit you. Thanks to our Careers Department and EAE Entrepreneur, you will gain access to personalised support and academic training services that will multiply your professional opportunities, extending them to any country in the world.

55% of our students found opportunities before graduation and 45% after graduation

  • Project Director
  • R+D+I Director
  • Quality Director
  • Process Director
  • Risk Director
  • Chief Operating Officer (COO)
  • Project Leader
  • Project Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Head of Project and Business Continuity
46%
Student salary increase
56%
Change jobs before graduating
12%
Want to start their own business

Request Information

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