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Code
DPROJ
Delivery
Flexible
Campus
Cork Road
Duration
12 weeks
Credits
10 ECTS
Next Intake
January 2021
Application Status
Opening November
Applications Closing
30 Nov 20
Fees
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Applications for this programme will open on 20th November 2020 for classes commencing January 2021.


This course is being funded under the new 'July Stimulus - Modular Provision' initiative - part of Ireland's response to the pandemic which offers funded shorter courses.

July Stimulus - Modular Provision


Eligible: Unemployed / Returners / Employed / Previously Self-Employed
Eligibility and other requirements in respect of modular skills courses will align with Springboard+ eligibility criteria. Further information on eligibility can be found here https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility . Eligible Applicants must be ordinarily resident in Ireland and must meet the nationality and EU residency rules as aligned to Springboard as detailed here https://springboardcourses.ie/faq
No Fees Apply: Unemployed / PUP / Returners are fully funded - they pay no fee to do the course.
Academic Eligibility: Please see specific information in the 'Entry Requirements' section of the application form. Typically Level 6 courses require Leaving Cert or equivalent;
 

Delivery:

Thursdays -12 weeks. There will be two classes on-site in WIT with the remainder of the content delivered through online classes 

10 * 1.5 hour live sessions via Zoom on Project Management

10* 1 hour recorded or live support on Microsoft Project Software.

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.

Qualification

Certificate in Project Management (10 credits, Level 6)

Assessment

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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