Classes will run on a combination of evenings and weekends, enabling students to work full-time while studying.
This course boasts two distinctive features. Firstly, the focus of the course will be on what is really needed for success in today's constantly changing business environment: students will also study research; leadership; law; change management and the global commercial marketplace. Secondly, the emphasis will be on the practical rather than the overtly theoretical and students will study, analyse and develop key tactical skills through the course's hands-on approach to learning.
Project Management is a universally transferable skill that can be applied to any industry, with demand for Project Managers never wavering. In its simplest form project management is the discipline of organising and managing resources to deliver the required objectives. Our course will delve into the more advanced practices of project management. You will gain understanding of how to deliver projects with all the valuable resource in mind, be it scope, time, cost or quality. You will learn about the core components of project management including; why the project is necessary and what the requirements to complete the project are, developing and implementing the project and managing the risks and issues that present themselves. We emphasize the practical rather than the theoretical encouraging students to study, analyse and develop key tactical skills through a hands-on approach to learning.
You will be assessed through a mixture of Exams and Coursework.
The Lord Ashcroft International Business School is one of the largest business schools in the East of England, with nearly 100 full-time teaching staff and approximately 6,000 students from more than 100 countries.
Our striking and award-winning business school building in Chelmsford, as well as new buildings in Cambridge, offer the most advanced learning technologies. We’re well-recognised for our centres of excellence by students, employers and professional bodies alike.
What makes us stand out is that our courses don't just give you sound academic knowledge – they’re at the cutting edge of current business practice and highly relevant to employers. This is owing to the close links we have with the business community and the partnerships we've developed with a wide variety of businesses and public service organisations.
We're interested in people who are confident, ambitious and ready to take the challenge of making a difference in the world of business. If that's you, we'd love to hear from you.
You won't need to pay fees until you've accepted an offer to attend, but you must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments.How to pay your fees directly
Important additional notes
Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Full-time postgraduate taught (12 months, 15 months)
January 2017, September 2017
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January 2017, September 2017
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