A dual master's in business administration and project management gives upwardly mobile managers a competitive edge and the opportunity to open doors for career advancement. This program is specifically designed to develop global leaders who use creative thought, data analytics, and strategic management to transform organisations across a range of industries in a variety of roles. You will gain technical project management skills required as well as business knowledge giving you the skills to be more adaptive to any environment and projects.
Where will your degree take you?
CFO and CEO
A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is one of the highest-ranking executives in a company and reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Although the role of the CFO will differ from organisation to organisation, their main responsibility is to manage the company’s finances, including profit and loss reporting, budget allocation, financial forecasting, and financial risk management. The median annual salary in Australia for a CFO is $200,000 according to Seek (November 2021).
Hotel general managers are responsible for overseeing the entire planning and operation of a business. This includes strategic planning, maintaining internal and external relationships, profit maximisation, event planning, financial planning and budget management.
A Project Manager leads project planning and manages the team responsible for the project’s delivery. Project Managers coordinate all the many moving parts that make a project successful, from ideation through to completion. Project manager roles in Australia are typically advertised between $120k and $200k according to Seek (November 2021).
Master of Business Administration accreditation
Bond Business School is among less than 7% of the world’s 13,000 business programs to have earned accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and less than 2% have earned European Foundation for Management Development's (EFMD) European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation. Bond Business School is both AACSB and EQUIS accredited placing us in the top 2% of Business Schools in the world.
Bond Business School is also one of four universities in Australia who are members of the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a tangible statement of the significant contribution our programs make to graduate management education.
Master of Project Management accreditation
Bond University is the only university in Australia with programs recognised by all three of the following industry bodies including Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM), Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Centre (PIM-GAC), and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
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Program learning outcomes
Program Learning Outcomes provide a broad and measurable set of standards that incorporate a range of knowledge, skills and abilities that will be achieved on completion of the program. These outcomes will help you determine whether this program aligns with your professional pathway, career and learning goals.
View Master of Business Administration/Master of Project Management learning outcomes
- Demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed to generate creative solutions that address an identified need, opportunity or problem.
- Demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills needed to identify, research, analyse and address an identified need, opportunity or problem.
- Demonstrate the ability to reflect on an experience, critically assess one’s thoughts and actions and develop insights to positively affect one’s knowledge, skills and/or attitudes.
- Assess the challenges and opportunities of working in the global business environment.
- Demonstrate ethical, legal and social responsibility in managerial decision-making.
- Deliver a clear, concise, well-organised presentation appropriate for the intended purpose and audience.
- Articulate ideas, decisions, recommendations and other information in a clear, concise writing style appropriate for the intended purpose and audience.
- Evaluate processes for strategic leadership and team effectiveness.
- Make informed business decisions based on their ability to think critically and strategically
- Understand the leadership process and work effectively in teams.
- Communicate and have the capacity to convey ideas at management level.
- Identify and evaluate entrepreneurial opportunities and generate informed recommendations for management decision-making.
- Have a global perspective, understanding the interdependency of cultures, and economic and political environments.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the knowledge base that underpins the discipline of project management, as represented by PMBOK
- Advise on effective implementation strategies to ensure value for money to the client/sponsor and to meet agreed key performance indicators for project success
- Understand the qualities and characteristics that make an effective project team leader, communicator and manager of people and resources
- Make good decisions in the context of uncertainty through the identification, quantitative analysis and acceptance, mitigation or transfer of project risk
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