Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for employability, inclusion and learning 2014-2020.
This course will be delivered in class in Dublin, streamed live, recorded and made available online nationwide.
This course addresses a specific need for professionals within the built environment to develop project management and entrepreneurial skills.
The programme is designed for those in the middle of their career looking to progress to senior management or become self-employed, but is equally applicable to those who are looking to upskill and keep abreast of the needs of industry.
This course is designed to introduce and explore the basic concepts and practices of project management and business planning specifically relating to the Built Environment. When combined with the focus on entrepreneurship, which is unique to the course at Griffith College, this enables learners to consider, create and grow entrepreneurial ventures, both within existing organisations and in start-ups.
In today’s fast-paced business economy of getting ahead and staying ahead, project management is a highly sought-after skill. New projects are often expensive and high-risk, so clients will pay more for the assurance of deliverables. From project planning to leading to monitoring to managing and delivering, this course will give you the vital skills and techniques you need to secure the success of high performing projects. These skills are particularly useful if you are an aspiring entrepreneur, looking to upskill or are returning to the workplace.
The programme is delivered through a mixture of online lectures and on campus workshops which take place in the evenings/ at weekends to allow for minimal disruption to the working day. Other reasons to consider this course include:
The next intake for this course will commence in October 2020.
Although you may work for a large company, Designers need to have the essential skills that this course offers - being a team player is vital but being able to make educated decisions independently is also paramount. There is a complex set of roles that are required for a project to run smoothly where each party needs to ensure smooth communication and transparency – a greater understanding of Project Management can only be beneficial to support this.