L6 Certificate in Project Management (10 Credits)

CertificateProject Management

Part Time
Cork Road
12 weeks

Online applications for this programme are now closed .

If you wish to make an application or for further details please contact our Part Time student helpdesk [email protected],  051 302040.’

This 10 credit Special Purpose Award is ideal as an introduction to the principles of project management for employees and owners of SME’s who have an interest in learning how to plan and manage a project from the early stages of defining the work, to completion and handover.



12 weeks, Thursday 7-10pm


Certificate in Project Management (10 credits, Level 6)



Cost, if eligible for bursary scheme  €315


The assessment is by continuous assessment


Course Content

  • Introduction: Understanding project management functions, the project life cycle, key roles, project steering team, teambuilding, stakeholders
  • Scope Management: Developing goals and objectives, using work breakdown structures, risk & issue identification & management
  • Time Management: Scheduling techniques, estimating durations, event relationships, critical path analysis (CPA), network diagrams, scheduling with resource constraints, PERT analysis, use of Gantt charts, project drift, project termination and evaluation
  • Cost Management: Cost estimation and budgeting, cost control,  project tracking, earned value analysis
  • Computer-aided Project Management: Introduction to a PC-based project management package.  Microsoft Project, guide to software selection

Project Management Entry Requirements

 Leaving Certificate or equivalent; or mature student.  Please see more information on Entry Requirements in icon_liinkthe Student Information section.

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