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Leading Major Programmes MSc, PgCert, PgDip

University of Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

This PgCert programme will equip you with the formative knowledge and skills required by successful leaders of major programmes. It will cover all the basics for programme management and provide fundamental insights into the political and relationship management capabilities that are essential for Chairs, CEOs, COOs, CFOs, client sponsors and supply chain leadership teams to navigate risks in a major programme context.

The programme will best suit mid-career professionals working as clients, project managers, engineers, delivery agents, contractors or project reviewers/auditors. It will be taught by a mix of academics and senior programme managers with hard-won lessons learned to pass on.

You will be taught through classroom and studio-based lectures, tutorials and student-directed learning.

Career opportunities

Graduates will be equipped with an evidence-based strategic overview of the proven techniques on how to organise for success, how to manage for success and how to nurture and develop the personal and collective qualities required to lead successful major programmes.

Tuition fees

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£ 11,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 122 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    179 85%

    7th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    34th

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    104th

    16

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