Design of a masters course (MBA) from the perspective of Project Management

Milton de Abreu Campanario Emerson Antonio Maccari Marcello Muniz da Silva Sibele Gomes de Santana About the authors


The aim of this paper is to present the design and development of a masters course (MBA) from the perspective of theories and techniques of project management, based on the findings of our experience at the Universidade Nove de Julho - UNINOVE. The relevance of this study is guided by the use of the concepts of project management for the development of a project masters degree, with its structural criteria, characteristics and critical factors, including CAPES accreditation (Coordenadoria de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior). The research method used was a single case study of a masters course in Project Management, up to now it has only been dealt with specialized courses. We used the Project Management classical steps in the development of this MBA course: initiation, planning and design, executing, monitoring controlling and closing.

Key words:
Project management; PMBOK; MBA; CAPES

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