Professional Diploma in Project Management

project management
Type
Professional / Short Course
Duration
12 Weeks x 1 Evening (6.30pm – 9.30pm)
Validated by
Griffith College
Mode
Online / Part-Time
Campus
Dublin / Cork
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Course Overview

Designed specifically for project managers, project team members and professional management.

This course will enable students to understand the role of the project leader and project sponsor, use the project management process to define the project terms of reference, prepare a project plan, finance a project and develop their project management skills.

 

The course is validated by Griffith College. This course focuses on the development of professional skills and does not sit on the national framework.

Why study Project Management at Griffith College?

The Professional Diploma in Project Management is offered as a part-time course over 12 weeks and is aimed at project managers, project team members and professional management who will benefit from the modular based principles of project management when faced with the dynamics of the competitive business environment. 

This course will enable the student to understand the role of the project leader and project sponsor, use the project management process to define the project terms of reference, prepare a project plan, finance a project and develop skills in monitoring, communicating, risk assessment and controlling a project in order to achieve successful project outcomes.

It provides an industry orientated focus in practical project management and provides the learner to confidently participate or lead business projects. Business organisations compete in complex and dynamic environments and must demonstrate flexibility in maintaining a competitive position. As a stand-alone programme it provides a focus on practical skills in time, cost and quality, preparation of documents and planning.

  • Outline the project’s feasibility, business case and project charter.
  • Learn to create a project plan.
  • Outline the project’s feasibility, business case and project charter.
  • Adopt the project management planning process
  • Explore project management competencies.
  • Develop skills in monitoring, communicating, risk assessment.
  • Learn how to control a project in order to achieve successful project outcomes.

Intake dates

  • Dublin - Online - February 2024
  • Cork - Part-Time - September 2024

What our students say?

"I found the Diploma in Project Management to be both engaging and practical. The support and encouragement I received from both the College and lecturer enabled me to better understand the concepts of the course and to put it into practice in my everyday professional life."
Jennifer Dempsey
Diploma in Project Management
"This course enhanced my knowledge and skills which had a positive impact within my workplace. The lecturer Alan was proficient, accessible and Alan’s ability to provide on hand experience in different employment sectors of project management was exceptional. The time frame for the course was ideal for students who are in full-time employment. I would highly recommend this Diploma course."
Christine Daly
Diploma in Project Management

Course Details

Course Content

  • Project Integration

  • Project Management Processes

  • Project Scope Management

  • Project Time Management

  • Project Cost Management

  • Project Quality Management

  • Project Human Resource Management

  • Project Communications Management

  • Project Risk Management

  • Project Procurement Management

  • Project Termination

  • Microsoft Project Introduction

  • Project Management Methodologies

Course Contacts

If you have any questions please get in touch with us at [email protected] or 01 415 0429.

Timetables

Dublin Main Campus

This course is scheduled to commence at Griffith College South Circular Road, Dublin 8

This part-time evening course will run one evening per week from 6.30 pm - 9.30 pm over 12 weeks, course dates outlined below.​

Online Delivery   - Classes will be delivered live online using Zoom and will commence on Monday, 26th February 2024.

Exams will take place on campus for courses delivered on campus and online. It is mandatory to attend exams in person. Contact [email protected] for further information.

Year 2024

  • Feb: 26
  • Mar: 04, 11, 25
  • Apr: 08, 15, 22, 29
  • May: 13, 20, 27
  • Jun: 10

On- Campus Delivery  - Classes will commence on Wednesday, 28th February 2024.

Year 2024

  • Feb: 28
  • Mar: 06, 13, 20, 27
  • Apr: 03, 10, 17, 24
  • May: 01, 08, 15

Griffith College Cork

This course is scheduled to commence on Tuesday, 27th February 2024 at Griffith College Cork. Contact [email protected] for further information.

This part-time evening course will run one evening per week from 6.30pm - 9.30pm over 12 weeks, course dates outlined below.​

Year 2024

  • Feb: 27
  • Mar: 05, 12, 19, 26
  • Apr: 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
  • May: 07, 14

 

Griffith College Limerick

This course is scheduled to commence on September 2023 at Griffith College Limerick, O'Connell Avenue, Limerick City, Limerick, V94 DK23. Contact [email protected] for further information.

This part-time evening course will run one evening per week from 6.30pm - 9.30pm over 12 weeks, course dates outlined below.​

How to Apply

Entry Requirements 

All applicants must be a user of Microsoft Office.

It is recommended that applicants have a good understanding of both written and spoken English.

How to Apply

Directly to Griffith College 

Applicants under 23 years of age:

Minimum 5 O6s/H7s in the Irish Leaving Certificate or equivalent award

OR

FETAC Level 5 Full Award

Applicants over 23 years of age (Mature students):

Direct Entry - If you are 23 years or over from the 1st January of this year, you can apply for this course directly using the College’s online application form.

Fees

Please note that not all study modes may be offered at all times; for confirmation, refer to the Intake dates on the Overview tab.

General Fees

Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 1,290.00

Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 990.00

Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 850.00

Progression

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