Project Management Concentration
Chatham University MBA
Project management as one of the fastest growing fields in management and is ideal for business professionals who enjoy creative applications of both quantitative and soft skills. Chatham's MBA concentration in Project Management is designed to educate future leaders in project management by cultivating expertise in advanced project management techniques with a firm grounding in foundational management principles. The innovative curriculum allows students to translate theory into practice through simulations, case analyses, and experiential learning. Students in the Project Management concentration will gain theoretical understanding and hands-on experience with Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK), complex project management issues in contemporary businesses, leading and motivating project teams, and other critical topics.
Required Courses for Concentration
|3 courses - 9 credit hours|
|BUS 575||Leading Organizations and Projects|
|BUS 582||Foundations of Project Management|
|BUS 680||Complex Issues in Project Management|
Reimbursement for joining professional associations
MBA students can receive reimbursement for one year's student-level membership in a professional association tied to their degree or concentration (while funds last). Chatham is proud to be closely affiliated with the Pittsburgh Chapter of Project Management Institute.
B&E faculty and liaison accompanying students to one of PMI Pittsburgh's monthly chapter meetings.
Career-themed networking mixers
The B&E Department hosts career-themed networking mixers to bring industry professionals to campus to meet students to discuss job and internship opportunities, make connections, and provide mentorship. Check out these articles on the B&E Department's Business Insight blog on Project Management-themed mixers: