Master in Product Management

University of Oulu

Program Description
EFMD Equis Accredited

Master in Product Management

University of Oulu

Master's Programme in Product management (ProM) is a two-year programme taught in English. The programme educates product management professionals who can actively manage products and the product range. The focus is on technology product management. It builds on the engineering disciplines and focuses on product management. ProM provides courses in contemporary topics, with an emphasis on product management.The core of the programme is the product development process, the delivery process and the entire demand-supply chain. Problem-solving and communication skills in international context are highlighted. ProM includes close collaboration with industry and lectures practical cases to enhance the learning experience. Guest lecturers from industry are often invited to speak. Assignments are typically connected to practical industrial challenges, allowing students to gain industry experience as they start building networks in the business world. ProM also has strong links to all engineering disciplines at the Faculty of Technology.

Graduate Profile

Studying Product Management combines knowledge from engineering and management sciences. Students’ technical background acts as a foundation for applying product management methods in product creation and delivery process. The graduates will be competent in different product management aspects from productivity and quality to information and technology management. They will be capable to enhance productivity, quality and well-being, and can use their knowledge when solving challenging problems in all industries. Graduates will have a good background for doctoral studies.

Career Opportunities

The programme provides the graduates with competence to work in the field of product management in several tasks, with close links to engineering disciplines. Potential job titles are, for example, Account Manager, Customer Quality Engineer, Development Manager, and Project Manager. The graduates can work in various industries.

Applicant Profile

A successful applicant of the programme already has a strong engineering background from their earlier studies. A Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in relevant fields of engineering such as civil engineering, environmental engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering is a prerequisite. The previous degree should include the minimum of 60 ECTS in mathematics, physics or engineering. In the programme, the students start with the basic concepts and continue to different aspects of product management.

Prerequisites

- Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in relevant fields of engineering such as civil engineering, environmental engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering. - Those who will receive their degree after the deadline of the application, but before August 2014 are eligible to apply. - Sufficient English language proficiency - Applicants should demonstrate their language skills with an approved language test.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated March 15, 2016
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Finland Oulu
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