Management and Implementation of Development Projects MSc

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  • Objectives
    Its aims are to provide participants with: -analytical capacities -knowledge and skills necessary to propose, plan, implement, manage and evaluate development projects -enhanced skills and knowledge in specialist functional areas such as infrastructure and social and economic development -an appreciation of the role of research in proposing, managing and evaluating projects -specific people management skills including groupwork, negotiation, conflict management and political skills.
  • Entry requirements
    The programme is intended for professionals and managers working in the field of programme and project management who may be involved with project design, monitoring and evaluation in the context of low income economies. This would typically include engineers, sociologists, project managers of international or bilateral aid projects, NGO practitioners and policy makers of key ministries.
  • Academic title
    Management and Implementation of Development Projects MSc
  • Course description
    Module details

    Students will study four compulsory core modules and four optional modules in two semesters of intensive coursework. The choice of options from a range of topics and perspectives enables participants to focus sharply on their particular areas of specialisation.

    In addition, candidates complete a 12-15,000-word dissertation, which offers wide scope for individual focus.

    Core course units typically include:

    -Development Practice: International Contexts and Worlds of Action
    -Characteristics and Skills of Development Practice
    -Risk Management
    -Quality Management or
    -Project Finance

    Optional course units may include:

    -ICTs and Socio-Economic Development
    -Planning and Managing Development
    -Environmental Assessment
    -Environmental Impact Assessment
    -NGO Management and Strategy
    -Management of Projects
    -Organisational Behaviour
    -Project Planning and Control
    -Infrastructure Projects in Developing Countries

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