Volume IV - Issue II - February 2007


PM Education News


New MBA in Project Management announced
at Vienna University in Austria


The Executive Academy of the Vienna University (WU) of Economics and Business Administration has announced the launch of a Professional Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) in Project & Process Management, in cooperation with ROLAND GAREIS CONSULTING (RGC). The new program is scheduled to begin in October 2007.

The Professional MBA Project & Process Management is aimed to provide a specialization in the field of project and process management. In four semesters participants will gain a profound knowledge in the customized specialization of project and process management as well as in business fundamentals. The last semester is reserved for the composing of the Master Thesis.

The curriculum of the specialization is designed by Univ. Prof. Dkfm. Dr. Roland Gareis, together with experts in project, program and process management. The contents will be taught by top experts from both academy and industry. Content and didactic design meets the highest international quality standards.

Upon graduation participants will be awarded with the academic degree “Master of Business Administration (Project and Process Management)” from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna, Austria. Target groups for this program are project, program and process managers, managers of project- and process-oriented companies, and project and process management consultants and trainers from all over the world.

More features of the program are:

• English program

• 4 semesters, 11 modules

• Emphasis on active participation

• Cooperation with well-known universities like ESC Lille; Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest; and University of Technology, Sydney

• IPMA or PMI certification possible
Additional information about the Professional MBA Project & Process Management is provided on the website of the WU Executive Academy (http://www.executiveacademy.at/executive-academy-mainsite/cms_page?page_id=11968&level=4).

If you have further questions please contact Mrs. Andrea Cerny, by telephone +43 or e-mail to .

Founded in 1898 and with about 22,000 (20% international) students, the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, or WU Wien) is Europe’s largest educational institution for business and economics, business law, and social sciences. The WU offers top-class facilities, renowned faculty (over 400 academics), international connections (over 175 partner universities worldwide), top quality research, and innovative teaching methods. The focus on the use of new technologies and practice-oriented academic and executive education programs ensure the University’s extraordinary appeal – and in many fields make it a universally recognized pioneer.

The WU Executive Academy combines business know-how and the resources of WU Wien to offer specialized continuing education for managers. The mission of the WU Executive Academy is to advance individual careers through high quality continuing education programs, and to provide ongoing support of our client firms’ human resource development strategies. We strive to offer knowledge that is of immediate practical relevance and is continually updated by faculty that brings research-led teaching capabilities to the classroom. Detailed information can be found on the WU-website. www.univie.ac.at/.




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