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A work-study training course to become a manager of international projects in traditional industries and agile, innovative industries too!

Yen-Tsang CHEN

Head of the MSc in Project Management programme

Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Systems, Supply Chain Management and Decision Support.

“Learning to lead projects both in traditional industries and in agile, innovative industries”

The programme trains multi-skilled project managers who will be capable of working in various different market scenarios with different project management paradigms. It provides theoretical knowledge and the tools necessary for the managers of the future to complete projects on schedule, within budget and across the scope of the project within a complex and rapidly evolving environment. The teaching gives our students a full understanding of project management through the ‘Waterfall’ and ‘Scrum’ approaches.

The programme objectives:

  • To learn the concept of traditional project management and Scrum;
  • To design local projects with an international dimension;
  • To manage local projects on an international scale;
  • To implement a project by a traditional method and by Scrum;
  • To manage a multicultural team;

Why join this programme?

This unique programme offers two different conceptual approaches: PMI/PRINCE2 and Scrum to deal with both traditional projects and innovative projects.

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    To become a multi-skilled professional in project management by acquiring various different concepts and paradigms.

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    To lead projects of various types in a complex, rapidly evolving commercial environment.

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    Work-study training in line with the expectations of business (technical excellence, sustainability and ethics).

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    An innovative teaching approach that promotes professionalism courses leading to PMI/PRINCE2 and SCRUM qualifications.

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    Access to a vast and valuable network of graduates in a leading School both in France and at international level.

Curriculum

The MSc in Project Management programme is organised around 4 skill areas, enabling students to become expert in leading both traditional and innovative projects in a complex environment.

The skills developed by this specialist programme:

1- Designing projects with an international dimension

  • By carrying out a diagnosis of the organisation’s strategy,
  • By designing a project with an international dimension,
  • By evaluating and defining human, technical and financial resources,
  • By promoting the project to various stakeholders (management, financiers, agents, colleagues, etc.).

2- Leading projects on an international scale

  • By rolling out and monitoring a project with an international dimension,
  • By ensuring the viability of a project in an international context,
  • By managing the interface between the various partners,
  • By evaluating the results of a project in relation to the constraints of the organisation.

3- Managing the establishment of and/or a structure abroad

  • By drawing up operational budgets,
  • By identifying and negotiating finance to establish an organisation at international level,
  • By identifying opportunities for growth on an international scale.

4- Managing a multicultural team

  • By supporting the development of the project, by coordinating a multicultural team,
  • By promoting synergy between colleagues and the generation of knowledge/skills,
  • Anticipating and managing conflicts in an international context.

At the end of the course, you will be proficient in the two project management approaches, for traditional and for innovative industries.

 

This programme is accessible via the « VAE » (awarding a qualification based on relevant professional experience).

Course list

  • Management of the project life cycle (PRINCE 2, PMI)
  • Management of the agile, innovative project
  • Programme management and organisational structure
  • Advanced planning for project management (MRP/PERT/CPM, etc.)
  • Financial analysis for project management
  • Information system for project management (ERP, Primavera, MS Project, etc.)
  • Decision-making and project management
  • Quality design for project management
  • Project risk management
  • Strategic purchasing for project management
  • Quantitative methods and project analysis

Cross-cutting modules

  • Leadership, Team management and Communication
  • Strategy and Negotiating Techniques
Managing the life cycle of the project  Life cycle of the traditional project: PRINCE2 (preparation for certification) + PMI method
Managing the agile, Innovative project Scrum method (Agile method of project management for start-up, software development, innovative project)
Managing the programme and organisational structure Organisational structure to lead multi-projects + managing project portfolio
Advanced planning for project management

MRP, PERT/CPM, Critical chain (constraints theory)

Financial analysis for  project management  

Cost type, cash flow, internal rate of return, present value, future value, etc.

Information system for  project management   ERP, Primavera, MS Project, Scrum, Workplace and others
Decision making and  project management

Decision tree, optimisations, game theories

Designing quality for project management Understanding quality, managing quality, quality process, ensuring the quality of the project and of the product/service
Managing project risks Managing risks in complex environments, megaprojects, uncertainties
Strategic purchasing for project management

Strategic management of purchases (managing suppliers, managing compliance, purchasing strategies)

Quantitative method and data analysis

Applied statistics (descriptive and inferential statistics)

Leadership, team management and  communication 

Managing teams, leadership and communication techniques

Negotiation strategies and techniques

Negotiation strategies and techniques, negotiator profiles, etc.

Highlights

  • The courses prepare the students to take PMI/PRINCE2 and SCRUM qualifications
  • Visits and seminars will take place throughout the training (Uber, Facebook, Alstom etc.)
  • The training will culminate with the writing of a professional dissertation.

Evaluation procedures

The programme is recognised through a dual validation:

  • Ongoing assessment: evaluations conducted throughout the length of the programme in the form of individual or collective reports to be submitted
  • A final evaluation: performed at the end of the course, it can be done under different forms – it is, for the most part, individual

At the end of the programme and after a validation of ECTS credits per programme year, the level-7 Master of Science in Project Management is awarded to participants.

If some modules were not validated and thus no credits were earned, the programme participant can redo the evaluation during a period set up for this purpose.

Careers

What career will the MSc in Project Management lead to?

The work-study format enables students to remain in the business, thus favouring insertion and professional evolution.

The programme provides training for a wide range of professions in management and project management:

  • Project manager;
  • Project engineer;
  • Project planner;
  • Project purchaser;
  • Project risk manager;
  • Consultant;
  • Head of software/product development;
  • Account manager;
  • Business incubator;
  • Traditional sectors, such as civil engineering, mechanics, automotive, railways or innovative sectors such as software development, services, consultancy.
Yen-Tsang CHEN

Assistant professor at NEOMA BS – Former project leader on Metro de Rio de Janeiro at Alstom.

“The programme will train multi-skilled professionals capable of managing projects both in traditional and in innovative, agile industries. Courses have been carefully designed to provide a solid base in all aspects of project management; they include ‘soft skills’ and business strategy. And in addition, the programme is in line with best practice in project management in major companies.”

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This new program will welcome the first batch of students in October 2021

3 minutes to apply for the MSc in Project Management – advice from Coline Berthier, Head of Recruitment and Promotion

Eligibility

This programme is also aimed at young graduates wishing to specialise or acquire a dual skill as well as professionals wanting a career change or seeking to enhance their expertise. The qualities looked for in potential students are good analytical and critical reasoning and good communication skills.

This programme is intended for young graduates who want to develop a specialisation or earn a double skill and professionals who want to complement their skills.

Entry level Year 1 Year 2 Degree
Four-year Bachelor’s degree or three-year Bachelor’s + three years of professional experience or Level-6 RNCP certification   Part-Time Master of Science Master of Science / Level-7 RNCP certification
After a three-year Bachelor’s degree Preparatory Year Part-Time Master of Science Master of Science / Level-7 RNCP certification

This programme is accessible to people with disability.

Apply

1st step: Application

You need to fill out the application online.

You must include the required documents:

  • CV
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Marks from your last two academic years
  • Level of English*

*If the applicant does not have results from an English exam, the recruitment manager can have the applicant take an online test. 

The selection jury will decide on an applicant’s admissibility after reviewing their application.

The applications must be finalised no later than ten days before the date of the interview.

 

2nd stage: Admission tests

Applicants deemed admissible after review of their applications then have a motivation interview.

Definitive admission is announced to each applicant at the end of these two stages and within seven days following the date of the motivation interview.

Motivation interviews take place twice a month from January to July 2021 according to the calendar below.

The decision to admit the student or not is communicated to each candidate after these 2 stages and within seven days of the date of the motivation interview.

Calendar

The motivation interviews are held once or twice a month from January to July according to the calendar below.

The interview dates for September 2022 intake will be published in due course.

Application fees: €100

Note

This programme can be done over two years via the full-time Preparatory Year pathway.

Année Préparatoire

For more information, contact our international team:

Practical information

  • Format:

    Part time

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Tuition fees:

    € 17,100

  • Campus:

    Paris

  • Teaching language:

    French

  • Course start date:

    October 2022

  • Entry level:

    4-year Bachelor’s degree or 3-year Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of professional experience

  • Degree awarded:

    Master of Science / Level 7 Qualification on the RNCP (French Register of Professional Certifications) / RNCP sheet No. 34392, International Project Manager

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    • Format:

      Part time

    • Duration:

      12 months

    • Tuition fees:

      0€

    • Campus:

      Paris

    • Teaching language:

      French

    • Course start date:

      October 2022

    • Entry level:

      4-year Bachelor’s degree or 3-year Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of professional experience

    • Degree awarded:

      Master of Science / Level 7 Qualification on the RNCP (French Register of Professional Certifications) / RNCP sheet No. 34392, International Project Manager