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Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Project Management (Built Environment)

Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Project Management (Built Environment)

Overview

This course addresses a specific need for professionals within the construction industry and related areas to upskill their current knowledge.

It explores the concepts of best practices in project management, business, and entrepreneurship, all skills relevant to the Build Environment.

The programme has been developed to meet the emerging built environment opportunities which allow for students to consider, create and grow entrepreneurial ventures, both within existing organisations and in start-ups. The Project Management modules provide cutting-edge knowledge on the most ubiquitous phenomenon of modern work organisation, and management of work and projects, thereby providing learners with extensive training in construction project management.

Why study Entrepreneurship and Project Management with Griffith College?

This course provides an awareness and understanding of the legal issues frequently encountered by the entrepreneur including the ownership, structuring, organisation, financing, and operations of a company as well as other important issues such as intellectual property, board formation, human resources, and exit strategies.

The programme is managed in the Design Faculty of Griffith College Dublin and is delivered by experts from the industry. The course combines online and tutorial sessions in a classroom environment with face-to-face sessions and group work. It is designed to introduce and explore the basic concepts and practices of project management, business planning and entrepreneurship skills relevant to the Build Environment.

Our project management courses are focused on providing you with practical project management, business planning and entrepreneurship knowledge and skills relevant to the Build Environment.

  • Project management competency is a generic skill-set combining business, behavioural and technical skills. and s one of the most important skills in today's global economy. The course will equip the learner with professional project management skills to help them stand out to potential employers.
  • Students gain cutting-edge knowledge on the most ubiquitous phenomenon of modern work organisation; the management of work and projects. They will receive extensive training in both construction management and project management, essential managerial aspects to carrying out large, complex projects in industry.
  • The programme has been developed to meet the emerging built environment opportunities, allowing students to consider, create and grow entrepreneurial ventures, both within existing organisations and in start-ups. Graduates possess directly applicable skills in project execution and project control across all of the complex elements of a project so that it can be successfully and professionally managed to its conclusion.
  • This course provides awareness and a basic understanding of the legal issues frequently encountered by entrepreneurs, specifically examining the legal issues surrounding the organisation, financing, and operations of a company, including ownership structuring, the raising of capital, federal securities requirements and exemptions, determining valuation, intellectual property, board formation, human resources, and exit strategies.

Course Highlights

  • Designed to meet the skills required by industry
  • Understand the demands of a project manager role and tasks within the context of the building industry
  • Develop an understanding of the legal and professional environment and associated requirements relevant to the built environment
  • Explore entre/intrapreneurial aspirations and abilities by examining entrepreneurial theory, research and process. 
  • Provides a foundation for participants who wish to progress in the workplace.
  • Friendly, approachable staff (who are experts in their fields), provide a supportive learning environment

Intake Dates

The next intake for this course will commence in September 2020.