Online Master's in Project Management

Mission & Learning Goals

19 Nov 12-1pm ET
Project Management—Virtual Sample Class  

Mission Statement

The Project Management program will provide students with the skills and tools required for coordinated management of one or more projects in accordance with industry standard guidelines, methodologies, and expectations. Students will engage with a faculty of experienced practitioners to develop the advanced management and leadership skills they need for a successful and impactful career in project management.

Learning Goals

Upon successfully completing the MPS in Project Management, you will:

  • Creative and Critical Thinking: Apply creative and critical thinking to align projects with strategy and integrate them across an organization to achieve enterprise goals and objectives.
  • Global Competence: Apply project management practices in a distributed setting to successfully lead projects within a global context and demonstrate intercultural competence.
  • Ethical Reasoning and Values: Integrate personal codes of ethics and professional conduct, ethical decision-making frameworks, and Jesuit values to inform project management decision-making processes.
  • Applied Problem Solving: Apply project management theory and practice, as well as adaptive approaches, to foster continuous organizational improvement and meet strategic goals and objectives.
  • Information Literacy: Evaluate relevant and credible information from a variety of sources to inform data-driven decisions related to operating effectively within project governance and oversight structures.
  • Technological Competency: Develop and employ strategies to integrate and manage technology based on organizational needs.
  • Communication: Communicate complex project management plans, reports, and analyses across diverse teams and stakeholders to create a collaborative project environment.