Project Management, MBA

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  • 28200
    Tuition (Full programme)
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  • English
This Project Management programme, at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), provides you with key expertise, enabling you to enhance and perfect your project management and social skills. You sharpen your understanding of how to lead teams and individuals in projects and learn to deal with the interests of different project stakeholders. Moreover, you get to better understand the need for a paradigm shift towards sustainability, agility and social media for project-oriented organizations.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


Theory & up-to-date methods in project management

Designed around the specific requirements of executives, the Project Management Professional MBA programme at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) places particular emphasis on the application of theoretical concepts and up-to-date methods to real-world situations encountered by students in their everyday professional practice, and on practical project work. Graduates of the specialization in project management can manage projects professionally with a view to achieving sustainable results.

Balancing economic, ecological and social interests

You will learn, share methods and generate new ideas; and of course, build a network of long-lasting relationships with like-minded international peers. You will work alongside motivated executives from a broad range of companies and cultures, giving you an insight into their way of thinking, and their approach to business.


  • AMBA

Programme Structure

Training Project
  • Training Project Overview
Specialization Project Management
  • Project Management Methods and Trends
  • Project and Program Organization
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Stakeholder Engagement
  • Project Leadership
  • Business Case, Benefit Management, and Controlling
  • Project Management Process and International Approaches
  • Managing Project-Oriented Organizations
  • Change Management, Projects, and Programs
Master Thesis
  • Writing a scientific paper


Target group
  • Project and program managers who want to deepen and refresh their knowledge
  • Experts and engineers who are eager to enhance their leadership and management skills
  • Executives and managers who are in charge of developing project management capabilities, or who are responsible for making change happen in their organizations
  • (Project) management consultants and trainers who wish to update and enhance their knowledge
Average class profile
  • Age: 33 years
  • Working experience: 10 years
  • International participants: 81%


Our faculty comprises some of the finest business minds in the world, drawn from an expert pool from WU Vienna and prestigious partner universities around the globe. The faculty members bring fresh perspectives and new ideas to all facets of business. They share a passion for knowledge development and constantly encourage their students to strive for higher standards.

Faculty members are leading academics in current business research. Their latest findings are regularly published in foremost international journals. Their combined experience and international expertise enables the faculty to present an integrated, global management perspective emphasizing the application of theory to practice.

Detailed Programme Facts

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      Dates reflect the university's timezone.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • Educational variant Part-time
  • Intensity Flexible
  • Duration part-time 18 months
  • Part-time variant
  • Structure
    Fully structured
  • Student interaction
    Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments
  • Attendance
    Regular mandatory meetings

Academic Requirements

Student criteria

We carefully select all participants considering cultural and academic background, skills and work experience including: a solid career progression management and leadership skills an ability to commit to a challenging program interpersonal and communication skills ambition and drive

We carefully select all participants considering cultural and academic background, skills and work experience including:

  • a solid career progression
  • management and leadership skills
  • an ability to commit to a challenging program
  • interpersonal and communication skills
  • ambition and drive

Application requirements

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree (equivalent to a bachelor’s degree or higher)
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English

Each MBA participant is expected to have a personal computer and be familiar with MS Office software.

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 28200 International
  • EUR 28200 EEA
€ 30,200 with International Residency (optional)
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