2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) 
    
    Feb 02, 2023  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Project Management - Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Competency Based)


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This program is no longer accepting new students. Current students must complete their programs of study in accordance with Walden’s Time-to-Degree Completion policies.

 

The Project Management specialization helps students develop the skills and strategies needed to manage projects of all scopes and sizes. Students learn how to avoid typical pitfalls of missed deadlines and mismanaged resources and explore current theories and research, putting their new-found project management skills to work in real-world exercises. Walden is an approved a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.

Specialization Competencies (9 sem. cr.)


  • WMBA 6620 - Practices in Project Management♦  
    • PM001 Project Management Methods
      Explain the discipline of project management and its processes.
    • PM002 Project Initiation
      Prepare a project charter using standard project management tools and techniques.
    • PM003 Project Planning
      Prepare a comprehensive project plan using standard project management tools and techniques.
    • PM004 Project Performance Measurement
      Assess project performance against agreed-to criteria using qualitative and quantitative methods.
    • PM005 Project Closing Processes
      Conduct a post-project audit to close out a project.
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    • PM006 Organizational Risk Strategy
      Develop organization level strategies for managing risks driven by internal and external environmental factors.
    • PM007 Project Risk Management
      Prepare a project risk management plan using standard project management tools and techniques.
    • PM008 Project Risk Measurement
      Assess project risk performance against agreed-to criteria using qualitative and quantitative methods.
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    • PM009 Organizational Practices in Project Management
      Evaluate how an organization’s structure and culture impact its project management practices.
    • PM010 Strategic Stakeholder Management
      Conduct a stakeholder analysis to determine the composition of a stakeholder community and its influence over business strategy and outcomes.
    • PM011 Project Stakeholder Management
      Prepare a project stakeholder management plan using standard project management tools and techniques.