Master of Engineering Management (Project Management)

1 year full-time, Parkville — Domestic and International students. CRICOS code: 054325K

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Course Description

Take the next step in your engineering career with the Master of Engineering Management, to unlock your career potential in both technical and general management positions. You will enhance your technological problem-solving skills, as well as the business skills to manage people, projects and resources in complex organisational settings.

The Master of Engineering Management (Project Management) will suit engineers, who have a specific interest in developing advanced project management skills in managerial roles. You will understand the theory and practice of project management, including project procurement, team leadership, risk management, communication, financial management and human resources.

You will learn the key competencies required to manage a project from start to finish. This includes understanding the whole process of project procurement, how to work with a client, project team leadership skills, establishment of staff employment conditions and development of appropriate mechanisms and styles for project management. The program has been designed in conjunction with industry practitioners and is taught by staff and guest lecturers with extensive experience in industry, offering a unique opportunity to learn from experts in the field.

The Master of Engineering Management (Project Management) has been developed in conjunction with Melbourne Business School to offer broader business study opportunities to our students, regardless of their level of work experience. Students with less than two years of work experience will choose from selected Master of Management subject offerings, while students with greater than two years of experience may undertake subjects from Melbourne Business School’s prestigious MBA subject offerings. Graduates may then be eligible for advanced standing into the Master of Management or MBA degrees, if they choose to continue their business studies.

Career outcomes

Engineering managers lead engineering projects and personnel, in a range of technical fields such as product development, manufacturing, construction, design engineering, industrial engineering, software engineering and telecommunications. Your career opportunities will be varied and the skills you develop will be in high demand. Our graduates work in management or consultancy roles in areas such as general management, project management, human resources, finance, quality assurance, education, contract arbitration and policy development within technically-focused organisations.

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