L6 Certificate in Project Management (10 Credits)

CertificateProject Management

Part Time
Cork Road
12 weeks
28 Aug 20


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.

* With ongoing social distancing regulations likely to continue in place into the academic year 2020/21 WIT is reviewing delivery modes of part-time courses for the coming year. This may mean a change from the typical course delivery schedule. 

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.



Certificate in Project Management (10 credits, Level 6)



Cost, if eligible for bursary scheme  €315


The assessment is by continuous assessment


In order to facilitate the delivery of programmes during the Covid-19 pandemic, module outline and order may change slightly for the academic year 2020/2021.

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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