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Master of Applied Project Management Program Overview – 100% Online!
From information technology and defence to manufacturing and construction, project management exists in virtually every industry because it is the lifeblood that helps ensure a company reaches its goals. The project management studies at the University of Adelaide focus on achieving such goals, allowing students to infuse their careers with the knowledge needed to manage a successful project.
Offered 100% online for the first time, this program is based on the international Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—a project management guide that serves to provide and encourage a common terminology within the profession. Under the ECIC, a Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute (PMI®), this program emphasizes the knowledge needed to help you earn the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, one of the most highly sought after certifications in project management.
The program also provides the knowledge and skills for graduates to move from their technical field into higher management positions, greatly enhancing the efficiency and output of existing management personnel. Ideal for technology-based professionals such as engineers who have or want project management roles and responsibilities at best practice levels, the program is also intended for experienced professionals as well as those who do not have experience, but are looking to acquire the real-world skills that will make a difference in their ability to perform.
The Master of Applied Project Management is an AQF Level 9 qualification with a standard full-time duration of two years and provides studies appropriate to the cross-disciplinary field of Project Management – vital for innovative activity in organisations and industries. Traditionally, project management has played an important role in defense, aerospace, construction and engineering. Increasingly, project management is being applied in areas such as IT, banking and finance, disaster relief recovery, climate change, telecommunications and mining.