Master in Product Management

University of Oulu

Program Description
EFMD Equis Accredited

Master in Product Management

University of Oulu

Master in Product Management

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.

Programme Outline

ProM is a two-year full-time programme. The course load has been designed to ensure a smooth progression of studies so that students receive their Master's Degree in Engineering as planned.

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.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 5, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
10,000 EUR
Information
Deadline
Jan. 24, 2018
Locations
Finland - Oulu
Start date: Sept. 2018
Application deadline Jan. 24, 2018
End date Contact school
Dates
Sept. 2018
Finland - Oulu
Application deadline Jan. 24, 2018
End date Contact school
Price
(for non-EU/EEA students, see Scholarships and Fees)