BA (Hons) Business Management (Project Management)
Dublin Business School
Continuing your mbas can be fulfilling and satisfying experience in getting the career you want.
The BA (Hons) Business Management (Project Management) degree programme incorporates a balanced mix of specialised business management modules, aimed at students who, whilst wishing to study for a general business management degree, choose to focus especially on Project Management throughout the duration of their studies.
The programme deals comprehensively with modern business management concepts whilst exploring the social, organisational, behavioural, and systems issues of project management and the provision of a framework for managing projects. Upon completion of this programme, students will be in a position to undertake postgraduate study within either the general business or more specific Project Management arena.
Project Management provides excellent career prospects as the role of a project manager is now viewed as a vital tool for business success. Project Managers typically work in areas such as IT, Education, Marketing, event Management, Human Resource Management, Manufacturing, Engineering & Logistics.
Aims & Objectives
The overall aim of the BA (Hons) Business Management (Project Management) is to provide students with an integrated, balanced and flexible business education.
On completion of the programme students should be able to:
- Understand a range of business functions and the multi-disciplinary nature of business
- Apply appropriate academic theories and concepts to a range of business and management issues
- Demonstrate a range of skills required by managers
- Understand the influence of the international context of business and management
- Evaluate the importance of effective management of the project life cycle
- Analyse methods, tools and techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling projects and for managing risk
- Analyse the skills and competencies required of the project manager and project team
Level 1 is a foundation level, which is common to many of the College’s undergraduate degree programmes. The foundation level provides knowledge in the primary business disciplines, as well as developing the broad cognitive skills of students.
Level 2 builds on the foundation year by providing a blend of more advanced and specialised business and management modules to develop student knowledge, competence and skills in business and project management. These will provide students with the necessary underpinning for Level 3 specialisms.
Level 3 further advances student knowledge in business and project management areas and seeks to further develop an insight into the importance of Project Management within organisations and an appreciation of the various critical issues and complexities facing project managers.
Student assessment will be based on a combination of continuous assessment and end of year examinations. Continuous assessment will include essay writing, case studies, presentations, literature reviews and projects, and students will be required to work individually as well as in groups. End of year examinations are typically held in late April/early May. Level 1 subjects may also include an in-class assessment usually held in December.
This course comprises of 3 levels. Students should complete this course in 4 years part-time. Students attend lectures 2 evenings per week on average.
- Business Organisation
- Business Maths & Research Techniques
- Communications & Personal Development
- Information & Communications Technology
- Introduction to Marketing
- Business Economics
- Business Information Systems
- Project Feasibility
- Project Planning & Control
- Business Strategy
- Human Resource Management
- Global Business Environment
- Project Planning Techniques
- Project Management and Evaluation
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