L6 Certificate in Project Management (10 Credits)

CertificateProject Management

Code:
DPROJ
Delivery:
Part Time
Level:
6
Campus:
Cork Road
Duration:
12 weeks
Closing:
23 Aug 19
Credits:
10 ECTS

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.

 

Delivery
 

12 weeks, Thursday 7-10pm

Qualification
 

Certificate in Project Management (10 credits, Level 6)

Cost

€420

Cost, if eligible for bursary scheme  €315

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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