The demand for skilled project managers is expanding dramatically across the U.S. as well as in the Triangle area. High demand for project-oriented professionals means that individuals with proven project management knowledge and skills are well-compensated, with both average salaries and salary growth reflecting that increased demand.
To meet the need for competent project professionals, the Meredith MBA offers a project management concentration. The concentration complements the MBA’s core curriculum. By completing an MBA with a concentration in project management, you’ll enhance your career and create opportunities for leadership and advancement.
Through Meredith’s MBA program with Project Management, you’ll learn to define and plan projects, improving cost, quality, and delivery with efficient and effective project management processes. You’ll know how to negotiate effectively and manage conflict. And you’ll become adept at identifying and utilizing key performance metrics that demonstrate your project’s success. In short, you’ll become an even stronger business professional with the unique skills needed to thrive in this growing field.
To earn the concentration, you’ll complete the 33-credit-hour Meredith MBA – choosing three project management elective courses to complement the 24 hours of core MBA courses.
Project Management Concentration – Curriculum
MBA Core Curriculum (24 credits)
Project Management Concentration Additional Required Courses (9 credits)
MBA – 645: Strategies for Effective Negotiation (3 cr.)
MBA – 648: Project Management Essentials (3 cr.)
MBA – 649: Advanced Project Management (3 cr.)
Curriculum requirements and course descriptions are subject to changes with each catalogue.