Master of Business Administration - Project Management

  • Type : Graduate
  • Credit Hours : 33hrs
  • Language : English
  • Campuses: Al Ain & Abu Dhabi



With business problems growing more complex and companies implementing projects that span the globe, there is an increased need for effective Project Management skills. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Project Management at Al Ain University (AAU) is designed for leaders in organizations responsible in leading teams for projects. Project Management concentration allows the student to enhance the MBA degree program. In addition, the student gains practical experience that can be applied to the demands of a business setting, including professional communication, corporate team building and business analysis competencies. Prospective students will acquire the management frameworks and leadership strategies required to improve project performance. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Project Management will help and support the graduates on successfully passing the certification examination to become a Project Manager Professional (PMP) of the Project Management Institute (PMI).


Job Opportunities

Graduates from an MBA program in project management are prepared for business-related careers, such as those in construction, information technology development or consulting. Individuals may find positions as:


  • Program managers
  • Project cost estimators
  • Project procurement managers
  • Project risk managers
  • Project Analyst
  • Project quality managers
  • Director of Operations


Study Plan

Course No Course Title CR.H. Prerequisite
Specialization Courses (33) CR.H.
(1) Core Compulsory Courses (24) CR.H
0501608 Quality and Operations Management 3 0509601
0501609 Strategic Management 3 30 CR.H
0502603 Managerial Accounting    
0503605 Financial Management 3  
0504606 Marketing Management 3  
0506607 Management Information Systems 3  
0509601 Statistics and Research Methodology 3  
0509603 Managerial Economics 3 0509601
(2) Concentration Courses (9) CR.H.
0508610 Project Management 3  
0508620 Global Project Management 3 0508610
0508630 Project Risk Management 3 0508610 & 0509601
0508640 Project Integration and Scope Management 3 0508610



Guidance Plan

Course Description