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MA Project Management


Posted By Mdap on 6/08/2018

One of the first tasks performed by the Project Manager is to define the scope of the Project. Delimiting the work to be done to meet the objectives and complete the deliverables of the Project. Let’s learn how to create a Project Work Breakdown Structure or WBS. Table of contents1 What is the Project’s Work Breakdown Structure?2 Project WBS Basics3 The scope of the Project’s WBS4 The WBS is a permanent reference...

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Posted By Mdap on 25/07/2018

The approval of a charter is the birth of the Project. In this article from the Master in Project Management Blog we explain the why, who and how to create a project charter.

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Posted By Mdap on 13/07/2018

The foundations of Project Management must be very clear. That is why they are part of one of the first blocks of our online Master Premium Program. In this article we review the project life cycle, its phases and characteristics. First, a professional must know how to distinguish a project from a programme or a portfolio. Project: this is an effort that we make over a period of time. It therefore has a beginning and an end. The aim...

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Posted By Mdap on 3/07/2018

In civil engineering, the management of large-scale projects to build new public infrastructure is a major challenge. In this article we review some of the risks in infrastructure projects. We will also take as an example the expansion of the Panama Canal. The most frequent risks in infrastructure projects that have the greatest impact on the development are usually: extra costs, delays in construction and/or risks related to the...

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Posted By Mdap on 20/06/2018

If you want to become certified as a project manager you can choose between PMI vs IPMA. There are actually more internationally recognized and certified organizations, but these two are the best known. Let’s review to discover some of their differences and how they complement each other. In our Executive Master in Project Management, students receive the necessary preparation to achieve both certifications. Both are well known...

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Posted By Mdap on 13/06/2018

Choosing a project management methodology is one of the first challenges at the beginning of any project. Three of the most commonly used methodologies are Waterfall, Agile or Scrum. However to be a little more exhaustive in this article we will also talk about PRINCE2, Critical Chain, Kanban and Hybrid methods. Methodology is the science of method, and in these cases it helps us to trace the roadmap and the way to proceed in each of...

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Posted By Mdap on 8/06/2018

PMP or Project Manager Professional is an internationally recognized certification in project management. There are many standards for project management on the market. Undoubtedly PMP is one of the most widespread and increasingly demanded by organizations. Even governments are raising their requirements, some already requiring their own members to be aware of these standards and to become certified. This therefore obliges suppliers...

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Posted By Mdap on 5/06/2018

The International Project Management Association (IPMA) is a Swiss-based organization primarily dedicated to the certification of project management competencies. Our Master’s degree program in Project Management includes a module that prepares students to obtain this internationally recognised certification. A MA in Project Management provides in-depth knowledge to manage projects using standard methodologies to get things...

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Posted By Mdap on 1/06/2018

If you are considering the possibility of studying project management in Canada, we will explain some essential requirements to apply for tuition if you come from abroad and what alternatives you have if you want to save a lot of money. Canada is a huge country geographically speaking, in fact it is the second largest country in the world after Russia. However, the majority of the population lives in the south of the country, where it...

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