Description

This Master integrates concepts that are linked to design, operation and management of projects, from the formulation of the project to the subsequent analysis of it, regardless of its origins and purpose. This is done through training in the use of computing tools of actual application in the professional world and the pedagogical articulation of theoretical fundaments and practical cases, within the application of technological tools for programming and managing projects.

The program is particularly aimed at professionals with university level education in all areas of knowledge that want to get involved in the world of projects in a responsible manner with a high study discipline and wish to perform in the field of teaching and research projects and/or the professional field, exercising executive and advisory positions in projects.

Outcomes

General Outcomes:

  1. Provide a high discipline of study to graduate professionals of all areas of knowledge, interested in the world of the projects in a responsible manner that allows to teach and perform research projects and/or to work in this professional field.
  2. Provide education in new or unfamiliar environments of design, project management, from the elaboration phase to the analysis, despite the origin and purpose, in order for the student to apply the knowledge acquired, formulating judgments, making decisions and solving problems.
  3. Provide training in the use of current computerized tools used in the professional field and the expression of theoretical and practical cases and the implementation of programming and project management technological tools and tools for scientific research that will enable the student to conduct research or to produce creative work in an ethical manner; demonstrating mastery of the material

Specific Outcomes:

At the end of the program students will be capable of:

  1. Define basic concepts in creating, managing and administering projects.
  2. Recognize and analyze the basic aspects of a project, to define strategically the necessary services, ergonomic aspects and functional aspects of the project.
  3. Design a pre-project considering its basic aspects: from the definition of the situation to the presentation of a solution proposal, recognizing the necessary elements that must be defined and specified to manage and materialize the proposal.
  4. Analyze the project management key aspects in its different life cycles; identification of interested parties, user requisites, management of team works and basic issues that defined the feasibility and viability, considering patenting and intellectual property issues.
  5. Identify the elements that contribute quality, security and feasibility to the project, as well as those that represent important risks, while analyzing the possible impact to the environment.
  6. Develop a balanced chart with management indicators for human resources, work division structures and organization of the activities that assist in making business decisions strategically.
  7. Incorporate basic project management and administration tools to manage resources, calendar and the TIC available projects.

Target Audience

The formation methodology proposed by the Master in Project Design, Administration and Management in addition to the clarity, amplitude and didactics of the content design allows the master in Design, Operation and Project Management to be aimed at professionals with college educations of all areas of knowledge, that have the interest of getting involved in the project world in a responsible manner and with a high study discipline, who wish to perform in the teaching and project investigation field and/or in the professional field, exercising executive positions and project counseling.

Duration

It is established about time distribution that:

  • Despite that this is a distance education Program, and is not subject to classroom learning, it follows a collaborative and cooperative learning methodology by which a concrete initial date is established in the indicated call notice, following the enrollment completion, as long as there are available spaces. The Design phase of the program is opened after surpassing the requirement of two courses of the Management part.
  • For academic and learning purposes, there is a minimum length requirement of twenty one months.
  • The maximum time that is allowed to complete the Program is twenty four months. During this time period, the student must have successfully completed all the evaluated activities and approved the Master's Thesis.

General Education: Maximum 53 credits

Required: 13 credits

Electives: Maximum 14 credits

In function to the student's previous education, he/she will take the necessary number of credits until he/she completes the required 66 credits for the program.

Structure

General Education: Maximum 53 credits

Required: 13 credits

Electives: Maximum14 credits

MASTER IN PROJECT DESIGN, ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT
  CODE SUBJECT PREREQUISITES CREDIT CONTACT HOURS
GENERAL EDUCATION
DD050 Introduction to projects N/A 1 15
DD051 Project system design N/A 2 30
DD052 Analysis of provision of services N/A 2 30
DD053 Functional analysis of the project N/A 2 30
DD054 Project ergonomics N/A 2 30
DD055 Project security and reliability N/A 2 30
DD056 Environment in a project N/A 2 30
DD057 Project specifications N/A 2 30
DD058 Project draft preparation N/A 3 45
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
DD070 Introduction to project management N/A 1 15
TR038 Project planning and management N/A 3 45
DD072 Computing tools for project management N/A 2 30
DD073 Project monitoring and control N/A 2 30
DD074 Project evaluation N/A 2 30
DD075 Trust management: risk and quality N/A 2 30
TR046 Strategic management of human resource N/A 2 30
DD133 Occupational risk prevention: OHSAS 18001 N/A 2 30
DD077 Project communication N/A 1 15
PROJECT ADMINISTRATION
DD026 Collaborative work in virtual environments N/A 1 15
DD076 Management without distances N/A 1 15
DD044 Public presentation techniques N/A 1 15
TR026 Business management and administration N/A 3 45
DD014 Strategic management and planning N/A 3 45
DD040 Negotiation and conflict resolution techniques N/A 2 30
DD041 Management techniques for work teams N/A 2 30
DD068 Knowledge management and organizational learning N/A 2 30
TI025 E-business and its integration with management corporate systems N/A 3 45
ELECTIVES OPTIONAL MODULE: IN INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION: IN THE AREA OF KNOWLEDGE APPLIED TO PROJECT DESIGN, ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT
PC012 International collaboration system N/A 1 15
PC013 Logic framework N/A 2 30
DD090 Corporate social responsibilities and ethics N/A 3 45
PC002 Collaboration and development theory N/A 3 45
TR047 Financial management N/A 3 45
DD102 Resolution transformation of conflict in the community N/A 2 30
REQUIRED MASTER THESIS
FP092 Methodology of Scientific Research N/A 3 45
  TFC/Practicum N/A 10 150
TOTAL 66 990

Diagram

Schedule

Optative Modules

International Cooperation in the Area of Knowledge to Project Desing Administration and Management

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Optative Modules

The credit structure of this optional module is the following:

OPTIONAL MODULE: IN INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION: IN THE AREA OF KNOWLEDGE APPLIED TO PROJECT DESIGN, ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT
PC012 International collaboration system N/A 1 15
PC013 Logic framework N/A 2 30
DD090 Corporate social responsibilities and ethics N/A 3 45
PC002 Collaboration and development theory N/A 3 45
TR047 Financial management N/A 3 45
DD102 Resolution transformation of conflict in the community N/A 2 30

Degree

After approving the courses and the Master's Thesis, and satisfying any other academic, administrative and economic necessity expected and required by the university, the following degree will be issued:

  • MASTER IN PROJECT DESIGN, ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT

Testimonials

  • “This type of learning is very good, accessible and guaranteed, since there are several of us professionals that because of work cannot count with these types of programs. Thank you”. End of Course Survey, June 2015
  • “Good academic program, it has been a good study and learning experience to update and expand knowledge and improve the skills in professional activities”. End of Course Survey, June 2015
  • “Eu adorei o Programa Acadêmico oferecido por vocês. Gostaria muito de fazer um Doutorado também através de vocês, porém, a certificação oferecida não é compatível com as certificações do Brasil e nesse caso, não tivemos amparo algum por parte dessa universidade em fazer com que nosso diploma fosse reconhecido aqui em nosso país por outras universidades parceiras”. End of Course Survey, June 2015
  • “The dynamic during the educational program accomplished my expectations”. End of Course Survey, June 2015
  • “Excellent orientation by the entire University team”. End of Course Survey, June 2015
  • “It has been a blessing for my life. I am about to be 50 years old. The master’s has supported the professional leap that I had been waiting for, for some time”. End of Course Survey, June 2015
  • “It has been a very enriching experience in my professional and personal life in every sense of the way”. End of Course Survey, June 2015
  • “The entire process was very good, the subjects, the way the program is structured, the learning process and the tools. I recommend it 100%”. End of Course Survey, June 2015
  • “Didactic, practical and real learning of the studied program and the degree awarded. Excellent in all aspects of the program structure. Thanks to UNINI for giving me the opportunity of reaching the postgraduate level. It has complemented my profession as a civil engineer”. End of Course Survey, June 2015