IMBA Open Class - Project Management

Location : Xuhui Campus, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Antai College of Economics and Management is widely recognized as one of China's leading business colleges, and draws upon its centurylong legacy of academic leadership in China. Today, Antai's MBA programs continue to receive extensive domestic and international recognition. In 2017, Antai College was ranked 34th among global MBA programs by the Financial Times. Additionally, Antai was the first business college in China to be triply accredited by AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA. Domestically, Antai is consistently ranked among the top four business schools in China by major business school ranking publications.


Antai offers both a full-time International MBA in English, and part-time MBA programs in Chinese. The Antai IMBA offers classes taught completely in English, and weekly Chinese classes are offered. Antai professors are respected experts in their fields, with rich experience in top universities and corporations around the world. They provide students within an international perspective while focusing on China, and integrate elements of Chinese and Western culture and business practices through case studies and group projects dealing with both international and local businesses.


Antai IMBA students come from a variety of countries and backgrounds, making for a globally diverse cohort. Students may also participate in semester-long exchange to one of our many partner schools around the world. The statistic according to Financial Times 2017, which shows the average annual salary three years after graduation of full-time MBA graduates reaches 123,330 USD.


Open Class Topic: Project Management

Lecturer: Professor Dale Christenson

Time: 8:30 a.m. on April 10, 2017

Venue: Xuhui Campus, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Reservation: Please click "Join Us" above or scan the QR code below (valid for foreign applicants only)

Tel: 86-21-52302513

E-mail: askmba@sjtu.edu.cn


Lecturer Background

Dr. Dale Christenson is the President of Project Management Centre of Excellence Inc. Providing project, program, portfolio and change management consulting and training services. Project include Maturity assessments, ERP implementation, PMO development, Business Improvement and Systems projects. A sample of clients include public, private and not for profit sectors within aerospace, mining, forestry, oceanography, technology, ship building, transportation and tourism.

Dr. Dale Christenson holds Doctorate of Project Management in Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Masters of Counselling Psychology in Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada, Masters of Criminology in Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada.

Dr. Dale Christenson has 14 peer reviewed journal articles, 2 book chapters and a research dissertation. He was awarded Royal Roads University Extraordinary Teacher Award (2015), Schulich School of Business Teaching Award (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014), Leader of the Year Award finalist, Institute of Public Administration of Canada, etc.


Course Description

This course introduces MBA students to the discipline of project management which has become the managerial approach of choice to add value to most organizations. You will be introduced to an internationally accepted framework for managing projects large and small, local and international, incremental and transformational in nature. The immediate goal of project management is to create a successful project. The long term goal of project management within an organization is to create a mature project management culture that can create predictable and repeated project outcomes.


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