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Many firms have identified the lack in project handling and business analytics skills. They invest billions of dollars in training for employees in the areas of Project Management and Data Analytics. With quintillion bytes of data being generated every day, qualified managers are required who can appropriately assess this data and use it for managing projects in an industry and company-specific way. The combination of Project Management and Data Science studies therefore represents a comprehensive and in-demand academic qualification. It opens up a diverse range of commercial, creative and organizational opportunities and career paths. Graduates of the Master’s Programme Project Management and Data Science will possess a broad range of techniques and methodologies which are of huge interest to businesses today. Their extensive knowledge will equip them with the skills to increase efficiency and reduce costs in complex business processes. The Master of Science qualification offers graduates a wide range of potential areas of application as well as opportunities for career advancement.
Increasing quantities of data are being generated across numerous industries and service provision areas and the international Project Management & Data Science Master’s Programme was developed in order to tackle the shortage of qualified staff in this area. Data related to customers, markets and competitors is extremely important in today’s commercial landscape. Sensitive and responsible handling of data is an important success factor for all manner of companies. “Big Data” – the intelligent management of large and simultaneously heterogeneous data – is one of the biggest commercial challenges of our times. The processing and analysis of this volume of data also generates extremely far-reaching findings. In the fight against cancer, for instance, Molecular Medicine uses vast quantities of data to develop individual treatments and therapies.
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In the world's corporate environment it is highly important to be familiar with the international context and have a better understanding of it. The Master’s degree programme in Project Management and Data Science at HTW Berlin will help you to successfully manage and supervise projects in the international environment as well as facilitate, process and interpret extensive datasets and carry out analyses across different disciplines.
Ideally prepared for a successful career
This specialisation is based on our survey of major German industrial companies, which revealed a strong demand for internationally oriented project management specialists and data scientists. During this program you will acquire international skills by working together with students of different nationalities and background. Since the programme is taught entirely in English, you will also be ideally prepared for the international labour market. Language skills in German are not necessary.
International and practice-oriented
During your studies you will acquire knowledge of business administration with an international basis. The curriculum focuses on different areas of project and Information Management, various Data Analysis techniques as well as HR and Marketing. Deep knowledge of statistics is not required.
Excellent Career Prospects Project Management & Data Science M.Sc. The rapid increase in data generation is resulting in a huge demand for Big Data specialists – specialists who possess the skills to efficiently and effectively organize the growing volume of information. In today’s workforce, there is already a lack of several hundred thousand managers qualified to tackle complex and interrelated managerial tasks.
Standard period of study 4 semesters / incl. last semester thesis / 2 years: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
First semester: International Project Management I, Foundations of Data Analytics and Statistical Programming, Contract and International Business Law, elective: Group Facilitation, Technology Management in Practice or Negotiation Techniques
Second semester: International Project Management II, Advanced Computational Data Analytics, Change Management and Leadership, Financial Reporting and Management Information Systems Third semester: Project Management and Data Analytics Lab, Advanced Data Mining Techniques, Databases and Big Data, Practical Data Governance, Data Security and Regulatory Compliance, elective: Group Facilitation, Technology Management in Practice or Negotiation Techniques
Fourth semester: Thesis and oral exam All modules are planned and structured in an extremely practice‐oriented manner. Cooperations with world leading companies are included. The modules involve working through specific questions during case‐studies and project simulations. Human resource, soft skills, intercultural topics and trainings, in particular, are covered.
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Last updated October 23, 2017