MASTER OF SCIENCEProject and Programme Management & Business Development

 

 

Programme courses

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Courses by campus & credits​

 

This MSc has three specialisation tracks: (1) Global Project Management (Lille); (2) Project Management for Business Excellence (Paris); International Development & Change Management  (Belo Horizonte in Brazil). 

You can take a full specialisation year at the campus of your choice or attend a different campus each semester to suit your personal interest and career aspirations. Note: the name of the specialisation does not appear on the degree certificate.

  

Autumn semester


MANDATORY COURSES - SPINE (LILLE, PARIS, BELO HORIZONTE)
  • Leadership Skills for Projects, 4 credits

  • Project Planning and Control, 4 credits

  • Project Management Methods, 3 credits

  • People in Projects 3 credits

  • International Contract Management, 3 credits

  • Project Practice Portfolio 1, 3 credits

  • Open Innovation and Knowledge Management, 3 credits

  • Employability and Career 1, 1 credit

  • Research Methods Workshops 1, 0 credits



MANDATORY COURSES - SPECIALISATION

GLOBAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT (Lille)
  • Global Project Management, 3 credits

  • Data Transformation in Project Management, 3 credits


PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR BUSINESS EXCELLENCE (Paris)
  • Project Management for Competitive Advantage, 3 credits

  • Organisational Excellence and Maturity Models 3 credits


INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT & CHANGE MANAGEMENT (Belo Horizonte)
  • Project Change Management & Culture, 3 credits

  • International Development Project Case Studies, 3 credits


TOTAL SEMESTER - AUTUMN: 30 credits 



Spring semester


MANDATORY COURSES – SPINE (LILLE, PARIS, BELO HORIZONTE)
  • Portfolio Management and PMO, 4 credits

  • Project Financing, 3 credits 

  • Sustainable and Ethical Project Management, 3 credits

  • Managing Risk, Uncertainty and Complexity, 3 credits

  • Organisational Performance Management, 4 credits

  • Business Plans, Models and Social Entrepreneurship,3 credits

  • Project Practice Portfolio 2, 3 credits

  • Employability and Career 2, 1 credit

  • Research Methods Workshops 2, 0 credits


MANDATORY COURSES - SPECIALISATION

GLOBAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT (Lille)
  • International Business Development: proposals, tenders & bids 3, 3 credits

  • Large Programmes and Megaprojects, 3 credits


PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR BUSINESS EXCELLENCE (Paris)
  • Principles and Practice of Performance Improvement, 3 credits

  • AI Business Applications Relevant to Project Management, 3 credits


INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT & CHANGE MANAGEMENT (Belo Horizonte)
  • Innovation Projects & Knowledge Management, 3 credits

  • Agile Project Management, 3 credits


TOTAL SEMESTER - SPRING: 30 credits 


  • DISSERTATION (LILLE, PARIS, BELO HORIZONTE): 30 credits 


TOTAL FULL YEAR (SEMESTER 1 + 2 + DISSERTATION) = 90 CREDITS


Professional cert​ifications 

With a view to gaining high recognition and ratings by global recruiters this course includes the preparation for the main professional project management certifications:
 

  • 'Project Management Professional' (PMP®) and 'Certified Associate in Project Management' (CAPM®)  by the PMI®

  • Agile PM ® certification

  • 'PRINCE2® Foundation' by APMG®

  • IPMA’s Level D® 

PMP® certification is subject to specific requirements of experience and education. For students already PMP® certified, modules contribute to Professional Development Units (PDUs).  ​      



Teaching strategies 

The programme uses innovative learning and teaching methods, including role play, case study, simulation, flipped classroom, distance and blended learning giving a stimulating and flexible learning environment to students. Newly acquired skills are used to work on real case studies and teams work closely with academics and practitioners to analyse industry, company, and specific strategic issues. With appropriate guidance, students are expected to find solutions, recommend action plans, and plan project implementations.




Course details are for information only and may be changed  by the school without prior notice.
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