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美國管理科技大學 (簡稱 UMT)

美國管理科技大學是美國維吉尼亞州高等教育委員會 (State Council of Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV) 正式授權進行高等教育的正規高等學府。大學校舍位於美國首都華盛頓地區,坐落在繁華的羅斯林商業區,畔臨著美麗闊靜的波多馬克河,與古老悠久的喬治城隔河相望。UMT在香港舉辦工商管理學士、碩士及博士課程,頒發的學位證書與美國在校學習頒發的學位證書具有同等資格和效力。

About UMT

The University of Management and Technology (UMT), chartered by the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV), is an university located in downtown metropolitan area in the Washington D.C. of Virginia State, USA. UMTs campus is located in proximity to the White House and Pentagon building. UMT provides Doctorate, Master and Bachelor degree programs and professional development programs to American, Hong Kong and international students in field of modern management and technology.

課程簡介 (Introduction)

The master of Public Administration (MPA) is a graduate master degree designed specifically for managers in public and nonprofit organizations. The public sector continues to play an important role in the effective functioning of society. Public sector managers deal with complex, high-impact issues that require expert judgement in a wide variety of areas. Public administrators lead a large and small public-service organizations including federal, state and local government agencies; community organizations; charities; and foundations.

The MPA provides students with the tools, knowledge, and insights needed to do a good job performing their duties in government agencies and not-for-profit organizations. The UMT MPA master program is a 33 credit-hour program. Students must take six core courses and five additional courses in public administration major. These courses provide a strong foundation in theory and practice.

課程特色
  • 1. THREE MODES for different students to apply--Full-Degree Mode, 3-Subject Waiver Mode and 5-Subject Waiver Mode.
  • 2. ELEVEN-COURSE-STRUCTURE--study gradually and registering courses convincingly.
  • 3. INTERNATIONALIZATION APPLICATION--a large amount of case studies and newly database.
  • 4. FREE TO REGISTRY--the courses are curricular.
  • 5. RICH IN KNOWLEDGE--not only management and finance but also Information Technology.
課程結構/課程內容

Full-Degree Made


Mgt 200. Business Basics

A management, covering topics in the areas of marketing practical overview of basic principles of business sales, finance, accounting, business law, organizational behavior, contracting, and procurement.


Mgt 210. Quantitative Methods in Decision-making

An overview of basic quantitative skills needed to make effective management decisions Topics covered include displaying and summarizing data, random variables and probability distributions, sampling statistical inference, regression analysis, forecasting, statistical quality control, risk analysis, Monte Carlo simulation, decision trees, and linear and integer optimization modeling, Requires Microsoft Excel.


Mgt 220. Information Technology

An introduction to the role of information technology in contemporary organizations. A review of the history of computers, the evolution of management information systems, the employment of computers in contemporary organizations, and basic information on software development, Hands-on exercises using the Internet and creating web pages.


Mgt 250, Project Management

This course addresses the central role of project management today. Topics include a review of the project life-cycle; techniques in the areas of cost management, scheduling, and resource allocation; identifying and managing project requirements; and an overview of project management software.


Mgt 252 Project Finance and Budgeting

Projects as businesses and project managers as CEOs Finance and investment tools for selecting projects Developing charts of accounts for organizing financial data. Using financial metrics to improve project decision making. Creating, implementing, and monitoring project budgets, capital budgeting techniques Real option approach to making go/no go decisions on projects.

*Prerequisite: Mgt 250


Mgt 254. Contracts& Procurement

Pre-award and post-award phases, Contracting modalities: firm fixed.price, cost plus, cost plus fixed fee cost plus award fee, cost plus incentive fee, time and materials, The bid process, RFPs, RFQs, and IFBs The statement of work(Sow). Resolving disputes.


Mgt 230. Leadership and Organization

A review of the history of management thought. The role of vision, leadership, and values in organization Teams and team building. Conflict management. Organizational design.


Mgt 270. Principles of Public Sector Management

The role of government in society, Public vs. private sector management Fiduciary responsibilities in government. The central role of ethics. public vs, private goods. Accountability in the public sector How governments operate.


Mgt 271. Structure and Function of Government

Different approaches to governance at the national, state(provincial), and municipal levels. Articulating, adjudicating, and enforcing government policies. The legal system and the role of the courts. The chief executive in government vs. the legislature. operating in a fishbowl environment.


Mgt 202. Business Law and Ethics

Commercial law at the national, state(provincial), and municipal levels. Forms of organizational structure(e.g., sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation). Taxes, Occupational safety and health. Labor regulations. Ethics.


Mgt 279, Management of Major Programs

An overview of tools, processes, and regulations governing the management of large complex programs: the program life cycle, establishing and running a program office, contracting and procurement issues, regulations on large systems acquisitions, implementing earned value management, coordinating work efforts among subcontractors, the link between the budget cycle and the program cycle, managing a project portfolio.

*Prerequisite: Mgt 250


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