Master of Science in Project Management Program
A Master’s Degree in Project Management is ideal for managers who want to “juggle three balls - TIME, COST and QUALITY”. It is good for people who want to obtain or expand existing knowledge of project management, motivate people and achieve cost-effective results.
Mitali Mittra, MA, MBA, Ph.D
“Operations keeps the lights on, strategy provides a light at the end of the tunnel, but project management is the train engine that moves the organization forward”
Project Management is one of the fastest-growing and most popular areas of business education. It is especially relevant during financial crises and times of limited economic resources. Project Management's answer to these challenges is the creation of new ideas and the application of innovative technologies in today’s highly competitive economy.
The aim of this course is to provide managers with skills and expertise to formulate and execute the best possible response to project, communication and risk management.
Project Management is highly relevant today with the rising challenge of effective management of projects in the communities, public projects as well as private projects. It is designed to evolve critical thinking and practice in international and industry specific Project Management.
MSc in Project Management is meant to prepare highly-qualified specialists in one of management's most in-demand areas today, as well as to help develop strategic-thinking skills and the ability to accept and implement strategic decisions in varied contexts. The program will also teach students effective management skills for both Russian and international projects.
The managers will acquire a balanced blend of quantitative and qualitative tools through theoretical and applied instructional methods. They will learn to initiate, manage and drive change through the usage of financial and business competence. This approach to project management has proven to be practical and effective in the world’s leading companies.
A broad understanding of project managementIncluding its current tools and techniques
Earning International Certification PRINCE2®Earning International Certification PRINCE2®
Implementing changeAn understanding of implementing change through projects
Strong business focusThe program has a strong business focus and aims to provide knowledge in other areas of business too (strategy, HRM, organizational change, marketing, planning & control, leadership etc)
Simulated case studiesThrough simulated case studies, the students learn how to successfully plan, manage and deliver projects. They will also learn how to implement project management processes, develop leadership skills and respond to real-world scenarios.
YEAR 1Core Subjects:
International Business Environment
Financial Management for Multinationals
Principles of Project Management
Global Leadership in the age of Change
Organizational Behavior and Development
International Business Development
Data Management and Analysis for Project Managers
Change Management - Projects
International marketing for Project Management
HR in Global Context
Supply Chain Management
Blue Ocean Strategy
Project Management - Prince 2
Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Projects
PM Risk and Issue Management
Intercultural Project Management and Team Development
Economic Problems of Russia
Case Study Analysis
Project Simulation Games
How to Increase Probability of Project Success (PM)
Problems of Modern Russia
YEAR 2Core Subjects:
Strategic Project Management
MS Project (PMI)
Strategy of Entering New Markets for Project Managers
Theory and Practice of Project Consultancy (Consulting project with companies)
"Project Management" is a two-year program allowing its participants to obtain all the necessary knowledge in the field of project management. This program includes subjects such as international business, marketing, operations management, human resource management, statistics, motivation, risks, changes, planning, and much more.
This course is designed for obtaining practical project management skills - an important element in today's business environment.
Faculty & Staff
Dr. Mitali Mittra
Ph.D, M.A. in Political Science, M.A in Russian language,
CIM Marketing (Cambridge, UK), MBA (Kingston University, UK) more
Vice President, Moscow Project Management Institute more
Dr. Desmond Doran
Dr. Des Doran is a Senior Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management at University of Sussex (UK). more
Dr. Maxim Kisilev
Chief Development Officer at Technopark Skolkovo LLC more
Dr. Sarah Ross
Professor from Lille University, France more
Phillip Samouel was educated in the UK gaining a BA First Class Honours in Social Science and two masters, one in Economics and one in Management Science, from the... more
Industrial performance; Complexity chaos information; Globalization, Spirituality in business; International business; Alliances & Mergers more
Sergey works as a Partner of Strategy Partners Group (a group of companies Sberbank). more
Teimuraz VashakmadzeMaster’s in Global Management
Teimuraz has an extensive professional experience in Investments area and is an experienced lecturer. more
Tuition & Admission
FOR STUDENTS FROM THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Admission to the program is based on the following elements:
1. A purpose statement of 1000-1200 words in English (to be provided with other documents).
This is your opportunity to tell us about yourself: What is motivating you to study at our Academy. Describe the reasons for your interest in our courses, which emphasis you want to choose, and why. Write about your ambitions, hopes, life experiences, and inspirations. We encourage you to take your time on this assignment as it should be logical and narrative. Be open and reflective. Be confident and express yourself openly and honestly.
2. An language test that measures your competence in English. Students must score a high intermediate to be considered for the program.
3. An interview with a member of Admissions Committee.
FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
* Applications will be accepted from May 18 - August 1.
* Admission notification will be no later than 3 weeks after the documents are received.
* A university diploma
* A university transcript
* A purpose statement of 1000-1200 words in English
* TOEFL (IBT) scores not lower than 80, IELTS not lower than 6. Those students who have earned a bachelors or masters degree in English are not required to submit TOEFL/IELTS scores.
The International English-Language Masters Program accepts:
* Citizens of the Russian Federation
* Citizens of former Soviet republics
* Foreign Students who have successfully earned either a bachelors or masters degree
High-intermediate English proficiency is necessary.
15 000 USD Per programThe price is fixed for the entire period of study.
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