MBA Project Management 2021

NEW FOR 2021

MBA stream in Project Management

Modular | Blended Learning

Combine leadership skills with
project portfolio management skills at MBA level



In our uncertain and rapidly changing world, it is now more important than ever to stay the course, upskill and adapt. This USB programme is designed to help you turn challenges into opportunity – to reinvent yourself, rethink your business ventures and help rebuild the economy. Most importantly, this programme is your opportunity to keep learning.

Why specialise in Project Management
at MBA level?

With USB’s specialist stream in Project Management, we can address the growing need for professionals who are proficient in both project management fundamentals and key business disciplines – such as strategy, finance, operations management and marketing. This new MBA stream, with its strong focus on Project Management, also benefits from the solid reputation of USB’s MBA.

Why USB’s MBA?


Our MBA programme has all three major international accreditations: AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA – and maintains a strong student focus with responsible leadership at its core. Whether you’d like to explore multiple business sectors, pursue more senior positions or be your own boss, the MBA is sure to prepare you to make your impact without having to put your career on hold.

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What stands out?


convenient formats

Modular and Blended
(see Flexible Learning Formats below)

Study Module

An immersive
learning experience at an overseas business school is included in the MBA fees. 

Rich collaborative

Students come from different industries, countries and


has all three
major international accreditations.

What will you gain?

Modern relevance: Equip yourself for today’s ever-evolving business world

Responsible leadership skills: Focus on your development as a responsible leader throughout your MBA.

The ability to function globally: Focus on your development as a responsible leader throughout your MBA.

Expert decision-making skills: Acquire skills that are based on numeric methods and qualitative techniques.

An understanding of organisational roles: Gain insight into how an organisation functions.

Who should apply?

  • Project or business managers looking to transition into senior roles (such as Chief Project Officer)
  • Project managers looking to move into a different industry
  • Project managers who intend to become (or who are) independent consultants
  • Business managers wishing to improve their understanding of project management in the business context 
  • MBA candidates with a keen interest to develop their competencies and understanding of project management 
  • USB Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management graduates who wish to further their careers in this field
  • Entrepreneurs looking to capitalise on the growth in the project management domain

Flexible learning formats

The MBA stream in Project Management is offered in two formats – Blended Learning and Modular. Both formats are perfect for studying while you work, and each is an immersive and unique learning experience.


Choose to start with either the Modular MBA (blocks of classes spread over the year) or Blended Learning MBA (orientation block plus weekly classes online or on campus).


During your specialisation year, you attend one on-campus block at the beginning of the year, followed by Blended Learning classes one afternoon a week, and one on-campus electives block towards the end of the year.

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Blended learning:

Attend class from

anywhere in the


The blended learning format allows you to join the class either via an internet-linked device, or on campus. Online classes are delivered synchronously with on-campus classes.

USB’s high-tech classrooms allow the lecturers to see, in real time, the faces of all the online students portrayed onto a screen or class room wall. This virtual environment enables you to actively participate in classroom discussions – whether you are logging in from an airport in Europe, a boardroom in Africa or your office at home.