The MSc Project Management programme will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to successfully manage projects in a variety of industries and contexts.
The demand for effective project managers is on the rise, with an estimated 40% of all global economic activities conducted through projects. The MSc Project Management programme at IBSS is the first educational programme in China registered by the International Project Management Association (IPMA).
Following the IPMA ICB4 standards, the MSc Project Management programme features a blend of core project management techniques and vital soft skills. Through this combination, the programme provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully manage projects in various industries and backgrounds.
Within a learning environment fully embedded with technology, MSc Project Management students can acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to develop into the next generation of top talent in this field. IBSS students are also able to take advantage of the school’s extensive industry links with companies in Suzhou and Shanghai for their research and future careers, as well as the school’s own research centres.
By the time you graduate from the MSc Project Management programme, you will have:
The university offers a broad range of activities aiming to enrich master students’ theoretical and experiential learning and professional development. Trainings, workshops and seminars, covering varieties of themes and topics, both generic and subject-specific, are often offered at both university and school/department levels. Additionally, IBSS programmes offer discipline- specific supplementary modules which will aid to broaden your knowledge in that specific field and enhance your skills. These would include opportunities to work as a teaching assistant, research assistant, or intern at XJTLU. Depending on the programme, field trips and company visits will be organized, and invited talks will be given by the industrial experts and professionals. All these activities will not only support you in your programme study, but also develop your personal and professional skills and enhance your overall career and employability.
For this part-time programme, modules will be mainly delivered on weekends.
Graduates from this programme can work in project management roles across a range of industries, including e-commerce, oil and gas, software, IT, construction, airlines, consulting, retail, and manufacturing. The programme will greatly improve your employment prospects since the demand for competent project managers is increasing worldwide. It also provides a solid foundation for students to further their studies.