University of Edinburgh: Leading Major Programmes

InstitutionUniversity of Edinburgh View institution profile
Department School of Engineering
Web http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme will equip you with the formative knowledge and skills required by successful leaders of major programmes. It will cover all the basics for programme management and provide fundamental insights into the political and relationship management capabilities that are essential for Chairs, CEOs, COOs, CFOs, client sponsors and supply chain leadership teams to navigate risks in a major programme context.

In addition, the programme will innovatively cover topics of contemporary relevance, providing you with knowledge and techniques in:

- Data science and AI to enable you to develop effective Digital Strategies.

- Creativity to develop personal and team capabilities to identify those obscure but highly valuable solutions to complex problems.

- Resilience, to develop personal, collective and project resilience to help cope with uncertainty and change at all these levels.

The programme will best suit mid-career professionals working as clients, project managers, engineers, delivery agents, contractors or project reviewers/auditors. It will be taught by a mix of academics and senior programme managers with hard-won lessons learned to pass on.

You will be taught through classroom and studio-based lectures, tutorials and student-directed learning. Intensive residential periods will be complemented with innovative online teaching. You will also take part in project work, workshops and collaborative problem-solving sessions and online activities. Assessment is by written assignments and examinations, project reports and your dissertation.

MSc

University of Edinburgh 

 University of Edinburgh Influencing the world since 1583 
The University of Edinburgh is one of the world's top universities, consistently ranked in the world top 50, and ranked 20th in the 2020 QS World University Rankings. Our entrepreneurial and cross-disciplinary culture attracts not only students but also staff from some 156 countries, creating a unique Edinburgh experience.

We provide a stimulating working, learning, and teaching environment with access to excellent facilities and attract the world's best, from Nobel Prize winning laureates to future explorers, pioneers and inventors.

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