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Programme : Support to MBA and Master Programmes

IX Academics is associated with a number of higher education programmes in the UK, France, Switzerland and in China.

IX Academics designed course contents, evaluation schemes and format (either face-to-face, on-line or blended), and delivers the courses.

IX Academics instructors are accredited to deliver level 7 university education (Master level).

The British credits and European credits are awarded by the partner business schools, engineering schools and universities to students who complied with requirements of the partner school or university.

Rationale for the Project Management course in an MBA curriculum:

  • Managing one project is often a step in a professional career. Some professional careers may only consist in managing projects. Almost for sure, any management career includes participation in at least one project critical review.
  • A project is an investment. Any investment has to be decided and launched formally. Making a project investment decision has to be prepared adequately. One success factor is assurance that project will be controlled adequately to its conclusion.
  • Another success factor at project "go-no go" decision is assurance that human factors are managed adequately.
  • This course provides key practical knowledge for managers to help them plan projects and control project execution.

Contribution of the Project Management course to the objectives of an MBA:

  • Objective of this course is to provide state-of-the-art criteria for successful project management. Skills and effective use of technology are reviewed in this course for effective project management.
  • This course enables managers to coordinate functional task forces to define, plan or execute projects. Critical success and risk factors in projects are reviewed with the prospective of business leadership.
  • This course provides an overview of key techniques in use to manage and to review projects. Practicing those is concluded by critical thoughts and observations of situations when they are most suitable.

The three variants of the Project Management course for MBA:

  • IX7511 Project Management for Business Administration - classic: the classic format (three days face-to-face and team work).
  • IX7512 Project Management for Business Administration - blended: the blended format (one day face-to-face, online training and team work, one day face-to-face).
  • IX7513 Project Management for Business Administration - online: the online format (online training individual construction of a project plan and review of project plans, constructed by others).
Module IX7511
Module IX7512
Module IX7513

Rationale for the Project Management course in an MSc curriculum:

  • An MSc curriculum is aimed at developing:
    • 1. Critical thinking and creativity,
    • 2. Problem solving and decision making,
    • 3. Numeracy and quantitative skills,
    • 4. Personal effectiveness,
    • 5. Effective performance within a team environment,
    • 6. Ethics and value management,
    • 7. Ability to conduct research into business and management issues,
    • 8. Learning through reflection on practice and experience.
  • Education in Project Management is a key ingredient for those aims.

Contribution of the Project Management courses to the objectives of an MSc:

  • IX Academics courses for MSc provide state-of-the-art criteria for successful project management.
  • Skills and effective use of technology are reviewed in these courses for effective project management.
  • These courses enable professionals to coordinate functional task forces to define, plan or execute projects. Critical success and risk factors in projects are reviewed with the prospective of project success.
  • These courses provide an overview of key techniques in use to manage and to review projects. Practicing those is concluded by critical thoughts and observations of situations when they are most suitable.
  • The format for all IX Academics MSc courses is distant education: they are intended to be taken during working or study periods.

The four IX Academics MSc courses:

  • IX7521 In Field Projects critical analysis: practical application of project engineering approach to real projects.
  • IX7527 Review of ICB4 practices: case-based learning format (online kickoff, online reviews and tutorship, final assessment).
  • IX7528 Review of Project Management practices: case-based learning format (online kickoff, online reviews and tutorship, final assessment).
  • IX7529 Review of PRINCE2 practices: case-based learning format (online kickoff, online reviews and tutorship, final assessment).
Module IX7521
Module IX7528
Module IX7529
Module IX7527
 
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