Competitive Project Management

About the course

Short-term Professional Development Program Abroad

Program Theme

Presenting Project Management new tools and methods to give a competitive edge for project-based companies.


Undergraduate students and young professionals from different backgrounds interested in Project Management.


To enable participants to cope with the challenges of Project Management under an international perspective. To discuss contemporary topics of Project Management in a Global, Digital world.

Competitive Project Management

Benefits for scholarship holders participating in this program:

  • Free Business English module
  • Guidance and documents for obtaining the US Visa

  • Full support for academic and logistic preparation for the program

Why should I attend this course?

  • Lectures given by university PhDs or specialists with vast executive experience;
  • Meetings with local executives included in the activity grid;
  • Technical visit to the United Nations headquarters in New York;
  • Opportunity for international networking with project management professionals.

Check the opinion of our former students

Testimonials from IBS Americas students who attended State University of New York

January - 2024

Luciana Magali Salva

Competitive Project Management

July - 2019

Gabriel Lopes Silva

Competitive Project Management

July - 2016

Marcelo Toledo

Competitive Project Management

July - 2016

Andrea Valente

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July - 2015

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Project examples; Needs identification, Project Selection, RFP models; A&D High Tech Case; Introduction to SharePlan Central (in lab); Proposed solutions, The project, Planning the project; Proposal example, Scheduling, SharePlan scheduling in lab. Company visits and Business Cases.

Resources, cost planning & performance; SharePlan costs in lab; Managing project risks; PERT; SharePlan Scheduling and Resources (in lab); SharePlan cost & control (in lab); The project manager and the project team.

Reducing Project Duration; SharePlan time changing in lab; International Projects; Outsourcing; Project presentations.

Frequently Asked Questions

Courses are 3 weeks with classes from Monday to Wednesday full-time. The student will take the administration module in one period and, in the case of students from the United States and England, the English module in another. In Italy, the other period is dedicated to the preparation of the work to be presented at the end of the course. 
On Thursdays, students in the thematic courses have company visits or lectures with local executives. 
Please refer to the course page for specific details of course load, syllabus and extra activities. 

The Advanced programs are designed for graduate students with a minimum of 3 years of working experience in their field of interest.

It varies according to each home University or College. Some may accept the transcript of credits based on the course content, syllabus and class hours. However, the specific arrangement needs to be made directly with your home University. IBS Americas is happy to work with your Institution to provide any documentation required for a credit transfer process. Consult your secretary. 

Professor Ricardo Britto

PhD in Business Administration from FEA/USP, he is one of the most experienced Brazilian professors in International Business.

  • Location
    New Paltz/Albany - United States
  • Dates
    3 weeks (January or July)
  • Investment
    U$ 8.400 + Enrollment: U$ 90
    Check opportunities for partial scholarships
  • Program Profile
    Classes and company visits in a full-time basis
  • Workload
    80 class-hours (lectures, talks and company visits)
  • Additional Activity
    Business English module included in the program with 27 class-hours
  • Students per Classroom
    From 15 to 30
  • Certification
    Certificate in Executive Management and Business English
  • Language
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