College Degrees

MS Leadership-Project Management

A career in project management is one deep-rooted organized leadership led by scientific principles. These concepts are covered in detail through master degree programs in leadership with concentrations on project management. These degrees are commonly designed to be completed by working professionals pursuing the credentials online, on weekends, or both. Because of this, most programs are built for part-time study.

The corporate world needs project managers at the top of their chains to oversee a number of different processes and their relation to business operations. Small businesses might also utilize these qualified professionals. Although the scale changes dramatically, the company needs and subsequent manager responsibilities are primarily the same in corporate roles as in smaller business positions. A small business project manager might have less people to execute the job, but is still responsible for the proportional impact his project will have compared to his corporate counterparts. Manufacturing is another industry that relies heavily on qualified managers. A manufacturing project manager might oversee a plant’s seasonal production schedule. In this kind of position, the manager would coordinate with vendors, customers, and the production team to see that every aspect of the production was completed on time and to standard protocol.

Example Courses

  • Managing Quality
  • Program and Project Management
  • Leadership for IT Professionals

Potential Industries

  • Corporate Business
  • Small Business
  • Manufacturing

Colleges Offering Degree

  • George Washington University
  • Boston University
  • Purdue University College of Technology

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