Why Project Management and Business Analysis Concentration ?
- Opportunity to obtain jobs in multiple industries and multiple functional areas
Examples of Projects
- Constructing the Queen Mary 2
- Resurfacing I-695
- Developing a new software system
- Conducting an audit of a corporation
- Launching a new advertising or promotional campaign
- Conducting an Initial Public Offering (IPO)
- Launching a capital campaign at a university
What does a Business Analyst Do?
Projects are managed in all industries and in all functional areas of business.
- Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business systems and user needs.
- Documents requirements, defines scope and objectives, and formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies
- supporting the functional performance, determining requirements and business process design
- Assist with evaluation of business costs
To prepare for college-graduate, entry-level jobs such as
business analyst, quality analyst, project manager, business consultant.
Again, you will notice that the job of a business analyst crosses functional areas
attesting to the broad scope of employment opportunities
Applied Hands-on, Technology-infused Program.
- Base Salary Ranges - Project Manager I
- Education Level needed - Project Manager I
- Base Salary Ranges - Business Analyst
- Education Level needed - Business Analyst
Some of the software exposure you will gain in various PMBA courses
- Microsoft Project Software
- Process Modeling Software
- Oracle e-Business Suite software
- Project Management modules
- Supply chain modules
- Business intelligence modules
- Workflow modules
- Google Wave - Collaboration and Communication
Gain practical experience through a "super-internship"
All courses in the PMBA concentration have technology infused in them
to enable you to compete in this hyper-competitive,
technology-driven business environment.
- Do a year-long, structured project management internship at a company.
- Internships are offered by corporations and handled by the Director of Professional Excellence, Ms. Lisa Michocki
- Earn six credits - (a) EBTM 497 - Internship course (3 units), and (b) BUSX 460 - Professional Excellence course (3 units).
- Possibility of continuing work in summer as a paid intern
Gain Knowledge to obtain professional certification to enhance one's career prospects.
Step into the job market with one year of practical experience under
your belt - a tremendous competitive edge in any job market.