The programme structure outlined below is currently being reviewed with the programme seeking re-validation ahead of September 2020. Whilst the majority of the programme content will remain unchanged there may be some changes to that outlined below. We shall publish the revised structure as soon as this has been approved.
This programme will develop students’ personal and professional skills of independent thinking, critical analysis and reflective learning, proving you are able to operate in today’s rapidly changing global landscape and have the ability to solve problems at a strategic level.
In recent years, Edinburgh Napier MBA students have come from all sectors including professionals from health, social care, engineering, police, business consultants and those who have decided to take a career break or who wish to change career direction. In The MBA (Strategic Project Management) you will study organisations, focusing in particular on the role of leaders and managers in determining the organisation’s mission, vision and strategic direction.
You will develop critical reflection and engagement skills to understand, apply and challenge the relevance of academic theories in a rapidly changing business context.
You will to widen your perspective beyond the limitations imposed by your own experience and develop insights, critical thinking and the management skills necessary to function effectively in a management role.
You will enhance your interpersonal, cross-cultural, and complex problem-solving skills, enabling you to work more effectively with key stakeholders.
You will develop your knowledge and skills across specialist routes congruent with your career and professional development plans and goals.
You will apply subject specific knowledge to a range of practical problems in line with organisations overall strategic objectives.
What you'll study
You will study eight compulsory taught modules, including Management & Organisational Change, Leading Strategic Decision Making, and Project Risk Management to qualify for this award. Each module is equivalent to 200 hours of learning. You will also undertake personal research and complete a final project in the field of engineering management.