MBA - Project Management
|Major Code: 8337||Degree Awarded: Master of Business Administration|
|Delivery Mode(s): Online||Age Restriction: Yes|
|Admission Status: Graduate||Location(s): Florida Tech Online|
|Admission Materials: GMAT, GRE recommended|
The Master of Business Administration - Project Management degree program may be completed in two years or less and provides the highlevel knowledge and range of skills to meet the challenges of today's complex global business.
Rooted in the case method approach, this intensive MBA program offers a uniquely collaborative, hands-on education.
The program covers fluency in project management concepts and stresses application through case studies and projects. This program prepares students to sit for the Project Management Professional® (PMP) certification examination.
The two-course sequence Essentials of Business Development 1 and 2 (
Students actively engage in case study analysis and real-world applications to result in a solid business foundation.
The following foundation courses are required of all MBA students enrolled in their first semester at Florida Tech:
BUS 5601 Essentials of Business Development 1Credit Hours: 3Examines necessary tools required to plan and run a successful business venture. Requires integration of concepts, methods and models from accounting, economics and marketing in forming a business plan for a product or service in a case study.Requirement(s):First course in a two-course sequence.
BUS 5602 Essentials of Business Development 2Credit Hours: 3Builds on . Examines and uses concepts, methods and models from the functional business areas of statistics, finance, management and law. Requires students to integrate each component into a complete business plan.Requirement(s):Second course in a two-course sequence.
This two-course core sequence familiarizes students with the principle concepts and tools used in the main foundation disciplines of business, including accounting, financial statement analysis, economics, marketing, management principles, finance, business law and statistics. Students also learn how the various disciplines are integrated by completing two substantive projects. These courses can be completed in one semester and are designed not only for individuals with undergraduate degrees in business, but also for students with undergraduate degrees in other fields. Full-time international students must register for at least one additional course. For more information, international students should consult with the associate dean of academics.
The MBA degree requires completion of a common set of six core courses including the capstone course in strategic management. These required courses are designed to prepare the student to respond to the complex business decisions that arise in today's rapidly changing environment. As such, these courses incorporate either case studies or projects that require extensive qualitative and/or quantitative analysis.
BUS 5421 Managerial EconomicsCredit Hours: 3Provides an understanding of the microeconomic forces that influence firm decision-making. Includes competitive markets and market failure, benefit-cost analysis, demand estimation and forecasting, decision-making under risk and uncertainty, production and cost estimation, and market structure analysis.
BUS 5431 Managerial AccountingCredit Hours: 3Focuses on internal reporting to managers for use in planning and control, in making nonroutine decisions and in formulating major plans and policies. Covers cost-volume-profit relationships, flexible budgets and standards, job order and process cost, and cost allocation and accumulation.
BUS 5440 Financial ManagementCredit Hours: 3Studies the concepts and tools of corporate financial management and financial planning, including capital budgeting, capital structure and net working capital. Considers the importance of ethics in financial decision-making.
BUS 5450 Organizational BehaviorCredit Hours: 3Presents existing research, theories and models explaining how individual and group behavior and processes shape the internal dynamics of organizations. Provides the foundation to understand contemporary debates concerning alternative organizational designs and management practices.
BUS 5470 Marketing ManagementCredit Hours: 3Examines the tools and techniques of managing marketing activities as well as an analysis of the marketing process. Emphasizes decision-making, the refinement of skills needed to recognize and solve marketing problems, and effective communication of recommendations. Uses case analysis extensively.
BUS 5661 Strategic Project ManagementCredit Hours: 3Covers the role of project management in a business or corporate environment. Teaches how to achieve project goals and objectives within set constraints such as time and budget.Requirement(s):Must be enrolled in Florida Tech Online
BUS 5662 Project Tools and TechniquesCredit Hours: 3Covers tools and techniques used to plan and control projects and accomplish business objectives. Emphasizes how to determine which tool or technique to use during different phases of the project life cycle. Uses project management software in exercises.Requirement(s):Must be enrolled in Florida Tech Online
BUS 5668 Cases in Applied Project ManagementCredit Hours: 3Covers planning and managing a project from initiation and execution to closeout, using learned project management concepts. Provides hands-on experience in planning and managing through a student project. Gives insight through case studies and real-world analyses.Requirement(s):Must be enrolled in Florida Tech Online
BUS 5669 Mastering Project ManagementCredit Hours: 3Covers the generally accepted project management practices in industry (such as construction, software, engineering and automotive). Emphasizes the process-based approach (inputs, tools and technology, and outputs). Includes the nine knowledge areas of project management.Requirement(s):Must be enrolled in Florida Tech Online
BUS 5480 Strategic ManagementCredit Hours: 3In-depth analysis of industries and competitors, and how to build and defend competitive advantages in forming a successful competitive strategy. Case analysis and management simulation convey the multifunctional nature of decision making at the top management level. Augmented by live-case analyses.Requirement(s):Must be taken in the final semester before graduation.