Gain a new perspective on how to approach projects Strategic Project Management, Master of Science in Technology
Do you want to learn how to successfully execute projects across various industries such as production, energy, transportation and logistics? Do you wish to broaden your expertise and become a strategic partner to upper management?
Our major in Strategic Project Management educates experts who can consider the needs and opportunities of project management theory, concept and analysis in an engineering context. You will learn how to plan, manage, and execute projects, while also gaining insights into industry standards and relevant frameworks. When using analytical tools for decision-making, planning and control, you will be able to manage projects in a lean and strategically effective way. You will learn about innovations and sustainability as well as ethical practices in project management. The content of the programme is designed to be compatible with the requirements of the IPMA level C. If you have a sufficient working history, you can pursue the IPMA level C certificate at your own cost and take the certification examination.
After completing this degree, you will be eligible for doctoral studies. You will be able to develop sustainable and ethical solutions and new knowledge to benefit society and industry. Moreover, you will gain valuable career skills such as problem-solving and decision-making, critical thinking, working in international teams, and an entrepreneurial mindset.
The major in Strategic Project Management is a part of the master’s programme in Industrial Management. The duration of studies is 2 years (120 ECTS credits). This is a full-time on-campus programme taught in the city of Seinäjoki (80 km from Vaasa). For a detailed degree structure, see our Study Guide.
Having previous studies in subjects like industrial management and engineering, electronics, electrical engineering, computer science and engineering, information technology, automation technology, mechanical engineering or other similar field will set you up for success. Please note that a business degree is not considered appropriate unless it includes a sufficient amount of relevant studies in technology (55%). Check out the detailed eligibility criteria for this programme in joint and rolling admission for further guidance.
Admissions criteria and instructions for how to apply
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