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Once students have completed the appropriate degree program, they are able to enroll in a PhD program to achieve the highest level of academic success possible. A doctoral degree is considered the capstone program for nearly all fields of study and involves creating a thesis.

What is a PhD in Project Management? Project management is a specific kind of management that is applicable in nearly all business fields. Students who study this area should be prepared to put together all the information needed to complete a project, assemble a team of special employees, and oversee all aspects of the project. Students can learn about management, operations, logistics, analysis, and human resources.

Most students find that the skills they develop through an advanced PhD program are some of the greatest benefits. These skills may open up new work opportunities or increase potential salaries. After studying project management, graduates have usually mastered professional communication, a strong business sense, and leadership abilities.

The fees and tuition associated with earning a PhD vary quite a bit. The factors that determine cost include the specific school and program you are studying in, as well as your country and length of study. Before you enroll, be sure to research these aspects thoroughly.

There are many careers that can be entered with a PhD in Project Management, but a student's unique specialization prepares him or her to become a project manager specifically. Nearly all major corporations and many small businesses need these managers to handle special projects. It is also possible to become another type of manager, such as human resources manager or sales manager. Eventually, some graduates may become a CEO leading a company.

Enroll into a project manager PhD program to continue your business education. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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5 Results in Project Management

ADEN Tegucigalpa

FACING CHALLENGES TO THE NEW LEADERS FOR SUCCESS AND SUSTAINABILITY OF ITS BUSINESSES ... [+]

FACING THE CHALLENGES TO BE NEW LEADERS TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS AND SUSTAINABILITY YOUR BUSINESS

GOALS

Develop leadership skills in contexts of high diversity and multicultural business environments, which require the leader to redefine its role and to rethink their driving practices from other conceptual and operational frameworks. Provide self-diagnostic tools to establish action plans for continuous improvement in its role as a business leader, so as to make a progressive and systematic incorporation of management skills, which enable them to optimize their results and the companies they lead. Incorporating communications and human talent management skills, which allow to increase the productivity of team work and at the same time increase the level of commitment of people, positively influencing the drivers of climate surveys, improving manifestly the results thereof. Develop skills in digital productivity, both for himself and for his team, managing to incorporate effective tools to achieve a true collaborative work, even in environments affected by virtuality teams. Learn the essential practices of coaching, both managerial and ontological, so its effective members of his team application to operate on development and, consequently, on the performance and results of each of its employees. Optimize negotiating skills, which will enable to establish win-win relationships with their environment, as well as tools to address unequal negotiations in globalized environments and to resolve conflicts effectively. ... [-]
Honduras Tegucigalpa
September 2019
Full-time
130 hours
Campus
Mind Development Academy

The Doctor of Project Management (Ph.D.) goal is to provide the students with the necessary expertise to assume strategic leadership roles in leading projects through the ... [+]

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The Doctor of Project Management (Ph.D.) goal is to provide the students with the necessary expertise to assume strategic leadership roles in leading projects through the use of theory and practice. The program will help students develop core strategic areas of required expertise such as knowledge management, project management leadership and ethical procurement. The Project Management program is designed to advance the professional development of experienced management graduates and professionals in the project management arena by extending their knowledge and equipping them with broad research and process project management skills, enabling them to make a key leadership contribution to their chosen fields.... [-]

South Africa Cape Town
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 4 years
Online
OUS Royal Academy of Economics and Technology in Switzerland

There has been an explosion in both the adoption of a Project Management approach for enabling change and also in the growth of technology applications. ... [+]

3 TOP UNIVERSITIES = 1 EUROPEAN DOCTORATE All students will have in addition to ABMS Switzerland Doctorate a Joint Doctorate with University of Dąbrowa Górnicza (WSB) and Taras Shevchenko National University (KNU). ABMS is certified by EFMD EOCCS, the Swiss National Quality for Education (EduQua) and ASIC UK. WSB Is a European state-recognized university and KNU is a European public University founded 200 years ago and ranked among top 500 universities in the world. 3 Top European Universities = Best Virtual/Online Program = 1 Top European Doctorate SWITZERLAND + EU + TOP RANKED 500 There has been an explosion in both the adoption of a Project Management approach for enabling change and also in the growth of technology applications. This module aims to introduce the student to some of the ideas and concepts within current Project Management thinking. Key tools and techniques are covered along with the idea of a ‘body of knowledge’ for projects (e.g. PMBOK) and the concept of a project methodology (e.g. Prince). Through this module, students gain the transferable understanding which enables them to achieve in and adapt to new project environments. The Project Management module involves understanding people, project stakeholders, project team members and the suitable style of leadership in an uncertain environment. The aim is to deepen understanding through given case studies and scenarios. Throughout the module, students are encouraged to read widely and to recognize the complexity of the decision making processes in the project environment. In our doctorate programs, you will:... [-]

Switzerland Zürich
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 years
Online
Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER)

FUNIBER combines experience and resources to the International Iberoamerican University and the Technological University of Panama to provide solid training company ... [+]

FUNIBER combines experience and resources to the International Iberoamerican University and the Technological University of Panama to provide solid scientific and professional society for achieving the highest academic degree training: Doctor, in a line of research.

PhD Projects

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Doctorate in Education

Didactics Applied didactics and psychopedagogy - Didactics of language and applied linguistics - Didactics of musical education - Didactics of physical education Education and health - Environmental education - Education and culture - Economics of education - Factors of learning in education - Orientation and tutoring in the educational system - Educational technology, educational innovation with ICT - Organization and management of educational centers - Design and curricular counseling in schools - Attention to diversity, special education and inclusive education - Teacher training - Evaluation of centers and teachers for the quality of the teaching-learning process. Methodology of educational research. Communication. ... [-]
Spain Barcelona
September 2019
Spanish
Full-time
Online
IUMW - International University of Malaya-Wales

The research in the PhD programme is an in-depth investigation of specific research issues related to a management discipline with the aim of enhancing and contributing t ... [+]

At IUMW, our main business is providing you with quality and globally relevant education in Project Management with advanced knowledge, skills in management practices and research works. Our Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme is aimed prepare students for a career as an academic or a researcher in the public or private sector.

It equips industry practitioners' scholarly level of awareness on project management issues and the skills to exploit their specialist knowledge in applied research and development within the academia and industry. Students are expected to have strong theoretical and research methodological foundations and be able to conduct their research fairly independently.... [-]

Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
June 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus