CASE
 
 
Masters of Science in Project Management Program

This program focuses distinctly on individual’s Project Management capabilities, skill building and conceptual understanding from basic to advanced level concepts (related to Project Management).

Various organizations rely heavily on project managers so that projects flow seamlessly and the timeline, scope, and budget goals are met. With the increase in project-based work methods to accomplish tasks, experienced project managers are in higher demand. When you earn a master’s degree in project management, you possess a skill set necessary for project management valued by companies in virtually every industry. The purpose of the program thus is to produce high quality project managers for various local and international industries and to enable the students to develop solid base for doctoral level education in Project Management discipline.

 
Eligibility Criteria
 

This program is open for students with 16 years of formal education in any discipline from a HEC recognized university. Minimum second division is required in the last degree. The applicants must have a minimum score of 50% in NTS test result or 50% in local test or 50 percentile in GRE International Score is compulsory for acceptance to the program.All candidates must complete any other requirement of HEC and UET for admission.

 
Core Courses
Advanced Project Management
Financial Management for Project Managers
Human Resource Management for Project Managers
Computer Applications in Project Management
 
Areas of Specialization
 

Credit Hours Requirement: *department may make changes later
Category Credit Requirement
Core Courses 12
Elective Courses 12
(For a student to specialize in a particular area at least 6 credits have to be earned from selected Area of Specialization excluding courses taken as core)
Thesis/Dissertation 6
Total Hours Required 30
 
Typical courses offered in various specializations (But Not Limited To):
  • Manufacturing Management:
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Manufacturing Systems
    • Manufacturing Strategies
    • Production and Operations Management
    • Concurrent Engineering Management
    • Enterprise Resource Planning
    • Special Topics in Manufacturing Management (PhD Level Course)
    • Others…
  • Telecom Management:
    • Telecom Laws & Regulations
    • Telecom Business Management
    • Emerging Technologies in Telecom Sector
    • Program Management in Telecom Organizations
    • Special Topics in Telecom Management (PhD Level Course)
    • Others…
  • Information and Knowledge Management (Software Management):
    • Software Quality Management
    • Software Project Management
    • Data Warehousing
    • Data Mining
    • Knowledge Management
    • Management Information Systems
    • Special Topics in Software Management (PhD Level Course)
    • Others…
  • Construction Management:
    • Construction Management
    • Construction Technology (PhD Level Course)
    • Special Topics in Construction Management (PhD Level Course)
    • Others…
  • Quality Management:
    • Business Process Re-Engineering
    • Statistical Process Control
    • Quality Management for Project Managers
    • Quality Improvement in Technical Concerns
    • TQM
    • Organizational Excellence Through Quality Management
    • Design of Experiment (PhD Level Course)
    • Special Topics in Quality Management (PhD Level Course)
    • Others…
  • Financial Management
    • Cost Accounting
    • Finance for Technical Managers
    • Advanced Financial Management
    • Business Studies in Finance
    • Cost Benefit Analysis (PhD Level Course)
    • Financial Management for Project Managers
    • Introduction To Financial Management
    • Others…
  • HR Management
    • Human Resource Management for Project Managers
    • Performance Management
    • Conflict Management
    • Human Resource Management
    • Organization Development
    • Human Resource Management in Technological Concerns
    • Others…
  • Technology Management:
    • Technology and Entrepreneurship
    • Transfer of Technology
    • Technology Management
    • Special Topics in Technology Management (PhD Level Course)
    • Seminar in Technology, Governance and Globalization (PhD Level Course)
    • Seminar in Competitiveness and Technology (PhD Level Course)
    • Others…
  • Project Management:
    • Engineering Project Management
    • Contract Management
    • Program and Portfolio Management
    • Project Manager Competency Development
    • Management of Government Projects
    • Advanced Project Management
    • Project Management Maturity Model
    • Computer Applications in Project Management
    • Special Topics in Engineering Project Management (PhD Level Course)
    • Special Topics in Project Management (PhD Level Course)
    • Introduction to Global Project Management Standards
    • Others…
  • Engineering Management:
    • Productivity Engineering and Management
    • Engineering Laws and Contract Management
    • Problem Solving and Decision Making
    • Operations Management (Pre Requisite Course Only)
    • Engineering Economy (Pre Requisite Course Only)
    • Special Topics in Engineering Management (PhD Level Course)
    • Advanced Topics in Engineering Management (PhD Level Course)
  • Marketing:
    • Marketing of Products and Services
    • Consumer Relationship Management
    • Business Studies in Marketing
    • Special Topics in Marketing
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Consumer Economics
  • Management:
    • Strategic Decision and Risk Management
    • Management of Technical Organizations and Practices
    • Dynamics of Professional Management
    • Managing Organizational Change in Technical Organizations
    • Professional Ethics
    • Business Communication
    • Organization Behavior (PhD Level Course)
    • Industrial Psychology (PhD Level Course)
    • Advanced Strategic Management (PhD Level Course)
    • Corporate Governance
    • Business & Commercial Law
    • Survey of International Standards
    • Business and Industrial Engineering Economics (PhD Level Course)
    • Leadership & Motivation
    • Advanced Topics in Management (PhD Level Course)
  • Other Doctorate Level Core Courses:
    • Quantitative and Qualitative Methods
    • Mathematical Modeling and Optimization
    • Technology, International Trade and Economic Development
    • Research Methodology for Engineering Managers
    • Research Methodology for Managers
    • Advanced Topics in Management
    • Industrial Psychology and Sociological Aspects In Technical Organizations
    • Business Communications For Technical Managers
    • Seminar in Technology, Governance and Globalization
    • Seminar in Competitiveness and Technology
    • Business and Industrial Engineering Economics
    • Advanced Strategic Management
    • Special Topics in Engineering Management
    • Advanced Topics in Engineering Management
    • Special Topics in Engineering Project Management
    • Special Topics in Project Management
    • Special Topics in Technology Management
    • Organization Behavior
    • Industrial Psychology
    • Risk Management
    • Design of Experiment
    • Report Writing
    • Special Topics in Quality Management
    • Special Topics in Telecom Management
    • Special Topics in Software Management
    • Special Topics in Manufacturing Management
    • Cost Benefit Analysis
    • Others…
Note: Students can take these courses subject to department guidelines issued every semester within time table.
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS BY DEPARTMENT FOR PHD STUDENTS:
In addition to the requirements of HEC, UET/QAU and CASE (department of higher studies), students must cater to the following important rules for completion of their PhD degree:
  1. All students must complete full course work.
  2. Students with incomplete course work cannot register for research thesis and neither can they opt for research proposal defense.
  3. At max, student can appear two times for the PhD Proposal Defense, Final Defense and Pre Final Defense.Students are requested to email the department for the format of PhD Proposal Defense and the format of the presentation (Proposal, Pre Final and Final Defense).These documents are also available on CASE website in the “DOWNLOAD” section.
  4. Student must follow the DQE guidelines provided separately.
  5. All PhD students must maintain a CGPA of 3.5 throughout their PhD degree. It is important to note that students cannot register for research hours if their CGPA in their course work is < 3.5.
 
IMPORTANT NOTES FOR ALL STUDENTS:
  1. Students receive necessary guidelines from department before and at the time of registration in each semester.
  2. PhD scholars must contact the academic department for understanding course work requirement of their PhD degree.
  3. The Department’s Boards may ask students to take additional elective courses in any degree.
  4. All thesis documents must undergo plagiarism check (TURNITIN based) as well as language check (preferably from an English language expert).
  5. Final copy of all thesis would be sent to convener of STEM society.
  6. All prior degrees must be from HEC recognized universities/institutions.
  7. CASE has the right to change eligibility criteria as and when required.
  8. Students (applying in various degree) having CGPA instead of percentage should provide equivalence/conversion certificate from their respective universities/institutions.
  9. Students are requested to confirm their maximum course work duration time and total degree time from the department.
 
THESIS REQUIREMENT OF MS:
  1. Students are generally encouraged to work on theoretical contributions, practical case studies (preferably local), industrial projects Etc.
  2. List of supervisors is available on CASE website (visit EM Department webpage and then Faculty Details).
  3. Students are requested to please consult the department for format of thesis and for the format of the final presentation of MSc Thesis. These documents are also available on CASE website in the “DOWNLOAD” section.
  4. All students must submit the “Masters Thesis Topic Approval Form” before the semester in which they wish to register for the thesis. Students can only register in thesis after approval of this form by the department. This form is also available on CASE website in the “DOWNLOADS” section.
  5. Students are encouraged to publish their thesis research work in international reputed conferences and journal. Publication should be donealone or with the respective supervisor. Upto two authors are allowed i.e. the student (as main author) and the supervisor (as co author). Reputed publications will result in better acceptance of the thesis (subject to relevant academic checks).
  6. Students can only register for thesis after completion of Core Courses of their respective degree.
  7. Students cannot register for thesis before undertaking following courses concerning ‘research methods’
    1. Research Methodology for Engineering Managers (For MS EM Thesis)
    2. Research Methodology for Managers (For MS Management and MS PM Thesis)
*errors / omissions accepted