Project and Program Management

Project and Program Management

Project and Program Management

Master Program

Russian language

120 ECTS

5 Semesters / 2 years (Extramural 2,5 years)

Fields of study: Project Management, Project Planning

Faculty of Economics and Finance

Tuition fee:

240 000 ₽/year

Extramural 115 000 ₽/year

The program is aimed at training of qualified managers with an in-depth knowledge of modern project management concepts and methods, with communication skills and knowledge of state-of-the-art technologies, able to carry ourt professional project management tasks working in organizations focused on sustainable development.

Forms of inclass activity: lectures, laboratory work, practical classes, self-study


Main courses:

  • Project management standards
  • Project implementing stages
  • Program and project portfolio management
  • Business process management
  • Developing project leader and project team leader competences
  • Project management of sustainable development of an organization
  • Project management of digital transformation processes
  • Project management development in an organization
  • Flexible methods of project management
  • IT project management methods
  • Innovations and start up development
  • Labor productivity and performance management

Learning outcomes:

  • Managing project and process work in an organization using modern management practices, leadership and communication skills, identifying and evaluating new market opportunities, elaborating development strategies and related business models
  • Organizing and managing project teamwork, elaborating team strategy to achieve objectives set
  • Creating and developing project management system of an organization, managing projects, program and project portfolio effectively


  • Unique program system architecture covering all aspects and levels of project management: from strategy to project operations, from project team management to project portfolio management, from strict algorithm to flexible methods
  • Practical learning approach (developing real-life projects)
  • Teamwork and interactive play-based learning methods
  • Special software skills
  • Work-study option
  • Distant learning (interactive learning + DLS)
  • Choice of learning pathway (elective training courses)

Career opportunities:

Project manager, project leader, project department head, program leader, CEO positions in:

  • companies from different industries (construction, energy, IT, machinery, shipbuilding etc.)
  • Executive authorities: federal, regional, municipal
  • State educational, scientific, healthcare, culture institutions etc.
  • Setting up business (as a startup founder)

Admission requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Program leader:  Evgeny Suslov, Associate Professor

Office 206, Dnepropetrovskaya 8 St. Petersburg, 191119, Russia

Phone: +7 (812) 335-94-63