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Masters in Project Management (MPM)

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Programmes Informations

  1. Entry qualification 

The programme is open to candidates with a variety of background and interests in either general or specific management functional area. However, prospective candidates must satisfy the following minimum requirements:

  1. Must have a GPA of 2.7 or above in first degree from the Open University of Tanzania 
  2. Must have an equivalent honors degree from other universities or recognized /accredited higher learning institutions.
  3. Applicants holding unclassified degrees (e.g. M.D.) must have at least a B grade average
  4. Applicants holding a pass degree may be considered for admission, if: The GPA is not below 2.5; have worked for at least 2 years in an organization, after graduation and have satisfied the Faculty of their academic potentials through Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), its equivalent or additional training at a Diploma level approved by the Faculty Board.
  5. Applicants with recognized professional qualifications, e.g. CPA, CPSP, ACCA, etc., obtained through sitting formal examinations, may be considered for admission, if they have, also:
  6. Two Principle passes in form six examination;
  7. Have worked for at least 2 years in an organization, after graduation; and
  • Have satisfied the Faculty of their academic potentials through GMAT, its equivalent or additional training at a postgraduate diploma level approved by the Faculty Board.

Students of Master of Project Management shall be required to undertake six (6) core, and two (2) elective courses carrying a weight of two units each. Upon successively completion of taught courses a candidate will be required to take a research methodology course with an academic dissertation which carries six (6) units to make a total of twenty-two (22) units to complete the programme

The Core Units

Code

Title

Units

Credits

OLG 662

Project Process, Planning and Control

2

20

OLG 663

Project Human Resource Management

2

20

OAF 664

Finance for Project Management

2

20

OME 664

Project Procurement and Contracting

2

20

OAF  665

Quantitative Methods for Project Management

2

20

OLG 664

Project Sustainability, Monitoring and Evaluation

2

20

Any Two of the Electives below

  

OME

 665

Project Total Quality Management

2

20

OLG 668

Managing Successful Information Technology (IT) Projects

2

20

OAF 666

Project Portfolio and Risk Management

2

20

OLG 669

Management of Strategic Operations

2

20

Dissertation

   

OBM 699

Research Methodology/Dissertation

6

60

S/No

ITEM

LOCAL

(TSHS)

EAC/SADC

(USD)

NON SADC/EAC

(USD)

1

Registration Fees

50,000

100

100

2

Student organization fees (Annul)

20,000

20

20

3

Student Identity Card

20,000

20

20

4

Quality assurance fees (Annual)

20,000

20

40

5

Examination fees per paper

20,000

40

60

6

Plagiarism test fee

20,000

20

20

7.

Tuition fee per unit

180,000

100

200

8

Dissertation fees per unit

180,000

100

100

NAMECONTACTS

Mr. Stephen  Lukansola

Email:stephen.lukansola@out.ac.tz
 

Mobile: 0752-665385

The programme aims to create reflective project management professionals, with enhanced knowledge competence and multiple skills. This cutting edge interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral programme, designed with inputs from the relevant industries, will significantly strengthen and develop existing project management professionals’ expertise besides meeting the needs of new entrants or aspiring professionals. It further prepares and equips students with knowledge, skills and competences to the level where they can make a professional contribution to the project management in an organization

The assessment plan for MPM progrmme will comprise course work and annual examination as follows:

  1. Term papers submitted through moodle e-learning platform – 30%
  2. Moodle participation  – 20%
  3. Final Examination       – 50%

Total                                          –100%

Note:

  1. A candidate shall not pass the course unless he/she attains a minimum of 50% (B) in each course.
  2. Before the candidate is allowed to start writing a dissertation, he/she must complete the coursework part with a mean overall grade of “B” or above in all chosen/pursued module