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Project Management degree named No. 19 in nation

Posted on September 20, 2017

MSU Moorhead’s Project Management degree was listed No. 19 on a nationwide list of “25 Best Online Bachelor’s in Project Management Degrees for 2017” by College Choice.

Rankings were determined by tuition rate, the program’s reputation and graduates’ average starting salary.

MSUM Operations Management degree ranked No. 4 in nation

Posted on June 08, 2017

MSUM’s online Operations Management degree was ranked No. 4 nationwide in a ranking by Best Degree Programs. The organization reviewed 56 accredited colleges and universities listed by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES College Navigator) that offered online bachelor’s in operations management, project management, or closely related degree programs. Also reviewed were rankings received from major publications like U.S. News and World Report and cost of attendance.

See the full “20 Best Online Bachelor’s in Operations or Project Management 2017” article.

Learn more about MSUM’s online Operations Management and Project Management degrees.

Inaugural Project Management Group (PMG) meeting tonight

Posted on March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21 | 6-7 p.m. | Hagen 210

Attention all Project Management majors, minors and students interested in the field of Project Management.

There is a new student organization just for you! The Project Management Group (PMG) will be holding its first meeting tonight from 6-7 p.m. in Hagen Hall, Room 210.

Come learn more about the PMG and give your input on what you would like to see from this new student organization.  Read the rest of this entry →

Pam McGee completes work for PMI

Posted on October 05, 2016

Pam McGee, Professional Management Department, was invited by the globally recognized Project Management Institute, along with 15 other faculty members across the globe, including Germany, England, Kuwait, Canada and the U.S., to help design global curriculum for project leadership classes that will be used worldwide as part of the PMI Teach initiative. The PMI Teach initiative is a way to help universities across the globe adopt project management classes, degrees and initiatives on their campuses.  Read the rest of this entry →

Leading in the Workplace

Posted on June 29, 2016

Project Management degree helps students find success

For any student going into college, picking a major can be the most difficult decision. Not only are there 76 majors and 68 emphases to choose from at Minnesota State University Moorhead, but the decision may also determine their career path.

MSUM’s newly established Project Management program teaches students to lead in today’s workplace, while allowing students to find a job and get promoted in this fast-growing field.  Read the rest of this entry →

Project management: A pathway to managing your future

Posted on December 03, 2013

MSUM is proud to announce a new degree being launched in Spring 2014: Bachelor of Science in Project Management. Through a collaborative effort between the Operation/Construction Management departments and College of Business and Innovation, the first B.S. program for Project Management in the tri-state area will be offered here at MSUM. By being designed around pairing with a minor or double major in an area of the student’s choosing, Project Management fits perfectly with programs such as Business Administration, Computer Science, Computer Information Technology, Marketing, Management, Human Resources and more.

Designed for individuals seeking careers in a variety of areas, Project Management provides students the opportunity to learn and develop skills useful in fields such as health care, information technology, manufacturing, retail, government and non-profit. Read the rest of this entry →

Students impact communities with service, industry projects

Posted on May 09, 2011

Students in Tech 428 Project Management have completed their final service and industry projects. Pam McGee (Moorhead, MN) and Ken Karr (North Hennepin Community College, MN) teach the class.

As part of the course curriculum, students are required to execute a live nonprofit or industry project that applies the principles of project management taught in class. Students are required to assemble their own teams, find their own projects (nonprofit or industry), work with an executive sponsor, and execute the project. .

This year was especially meaningful as together these students raised money/awareness for the Big Brother Program, Sand Hill Archery, CM Society, and Minneapolis Food Bank (Drive). In addition, three industry projects were completed—an LED Lighting Analysis for MSUM, Built a Commercial Garage, and a Business Proposal for a Drive in Movie Theatre for a local venture capitalist.

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