Project Management and the culture of change

Stand out as a Project Manager by acquiring the two differential values most in demand today in project management: become a professional capable of turning ideas into results and improve your adaptability and resilience at a time when the environment is everchanging and where developing these two capabilities is crucial.

  • Project Management
  • VUCA
Next edition
Classes start
To be determined
Program ends
To be determined
Schedule
Tuesday from 4pm to 8pm. Total length of the course: 16 h
Language
Spanish
Modality
On-campus
ECTS credits
2
Price
1200 €

Today’s VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity) situation means that as a project manager you will not only have to understand management techniques, but also have the strategic keys necessary to monitor the situation, anticipate uncertainties and respond with agility.

This Executive Education Course in Project Management and the culture of change will revolve around three key elements of project management: 

  • Introduce you to universal project management tools and techniques.
  • Provide you with the analytical capacity to adapt to any environment.
  • Offer the keys of transformative leadership to promote a culture of change.

You will be taught the standard tools that are still apply for implementing different types of initiatives, but above all we will focus on the principles and mastery of Project Management which form the foundation for empowering and training you in decision-making.

Why choose this program

01

Stand out as a Project Manager by acquiring the two differential values most in demand today in project management

Become a professional capable of turning ideas into results and improve your adaptability and resilience at a time when the environment is everchanging and where developing these capabilities is crucial.

02

Executive training

Spread over four afternoons, enabling you to gain in-depth knowledge about Project Management without neglecting your professional obligations.

03

High-level networking

Grow your network of contacts with top-level professionals and executives.

Who is it for?

The course is aimed at professionals who want to acquire an overall view of project management with a practical and effective perspective.

Admission and enrolment

Curriculum

This Executive Education Course in Project Management and the culture of change combines lecturer presentations with student participation in the resolution of case studies.

It takes a theoretical-practical approach, to facilitate learning, make it fun and encourage participant interaction, student-to-student and student-to-lecturer.

At the end of the program, you will take part in a final challenge which will integrate all the acquired knowledge.

Project Management domains

Essential concepts of Project Management
Structure and execution of a project
Relationship with interested agents

Solid project coordination

Process management
The triple constraint: scope, time and costs
Most used techniques and tools

Analytical capacity and adaptation

Project monitoring
Keys to increasing resilience
How to combine proactivity and reactivity

Leadership and culture of change

Transformative leadership
Organizational strategies for Project Management
How to set goals to facilitate change

Qualification obtained

Upon passing the Executive Education Course in Project Management and the culture of change, you will receive an official certificate from UPF Barcelona School of Management endorsed by the prestigious Pompeu Fabra University, the top ranked university in Spain and Latin America (Times Higher Education Ranking 2020).

Faculty

Academic directors

Oriol Montanyà Vilalta

Senior Lecturer BSM

Methodology

The Executive Education courses combine content that is key for any professional currently employed in or seeking a managerial role, with activities aimed at putting the acquired knowledge into practice.

01.

Collaborative learning and real case studies

The diversity of student profiles enriches learning through a shared and interdisciplinary perspective. An integrative learning approach is used in the classroom, in which the active participation of all classmates is promoted in the form of dialogue and exchange of ideas for the resolution of various real case studies.

02.

Practical approach

The program has a theoretical base, taught by lecturers, complemented with practical experience acquired in class through real business case studies.

03.

Executive vision

We take full advantage of the time available, concentrating valuable learning within a few hours, in accordance with the demands of our participants, who hold positions of great responsibility in important companies.

Evaluation

Evaluation consists of following the sessions and practical case studies worked on in class and a final challenge for which you will need to integrate all the acquired knowledge.

Tools

The On-Campus&Live methodology allows you to follow the program in person and also remotely.

In this modality, two stable subgroups are opened that will coexist throughout the course: one face-to-face and the other with 100% remote students. The remote students will follow the program in a synchronous way with the face-to-face students. That is, they will share the same school calendar and schedule as the face-to-face students.

Personalized, interdisciplinary, and based on management as a practical resource for bringing ideas to life.

Professional Future

Executive Education training combines fundamental content for any professional currently employed in or seeking a managerial role, with activities aimed at putting the acquired knowledge into practice.

Student profile

The Executive Education Course participant ecosystem is made up of professionals with a relevant career history. 

The diversity of profiles and sectors represented in Executive training at UPF-BSM contributes added value to the learning experience. It consists of directors, CEOs, managers, executives, entrepreneurs, consultants and heads of teams, areas and departments.

32

Average age

7

Average years of professional experience

Career opportunities

This Executive Education program provides you with the necessary knowledge to manage and direct projects of any kind in companies of all sizes, sectors and types.


  • Project Manager
  • Team or Department manager.
  • Strategic consultant.
  • Management positions in any of the functional areas of a company: marketing, finance, human resources, production, etc.
  • Entrepreneur with your own project, thanks to the broad business vision provided to ensure its success.
  • Intrapreneur: entrepreneur of projects within your organization.

Admission and enrolment

The admission and enrolment process for this course consists of a few simple steps.

Who can apply?

Our Executive Education Courses are aimed at professionals in or seeking management positions and looking to acquire or recycle essential knowledge for their executive professional development.

How to apply?

To enrol in this program, you must read and accept the Contract Terms and Conditions and fill in the registration form.

The following steps need to be taken to register for the course:

1. Fill in the admission application form. You will receive a username and password to access the eSecretaría platform.
2. On the platform, upload a scanned copy of your ID (both sides).
3. Go to the "Enrolment" section to pay for the course by credit card or bank transfer.

In certain cases, additional documentation may be requested. 

The application is subject to the availability of places.

Grants, scholarships and financing

Grants and discounts

Alumni discounts

If you are a member of our alumni associations or of one of our partner universities, we offer you a series of applicable discounts on the amount of tuition for your program.

UPF Employee Discounts

If you are a member or family member of an employee of the UPF group or belonged to the collaborating institutions of the UPF Barcelona School of Management, you can enjoy a series of applicable discounts on the tuition fees for your program.

Project Management and the culture of change