Diploma in Project Management

Type
Professional / Short Course
Duration
12 Weeks x 1 Evening (6.30pm – 9.30pm)
Validated by
ICM
Mode
Part-Time
Campus
Dublin / Limerick / Cork
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Course Overview

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

This course will enable the individual 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 The Institute of Commercial Management (ICM). 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 Diploma in Project Management is offered as a part-time course over a 12-week period. This course will enable the individual 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.

  • Learn to create a project plan.
  • Explore project management competencies.
  • Develop skills in monitoring, communicating, risk assessment.
  • Learn how to control a project in order to achieve successful project outcomes.
  • Accredited by the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM).

Dublin Main Campus Intake Dates

We run two intakes for this course

  • February 2023*
  • October 2023*

*subject to sufficient numbers

Please see the timetable section for course dates.

 

Cork Intake Dates

We run two intakes for this course

  • February 2023*
  • October 2023*

*subject to sufficient numbers

Please see the timetable section for course dates.

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

Course Details

Content

  • Project definitions
  • Project, Programme and Portfolio Management
  • Establishing the project context
  • Project Stakeholders,Stakeholder Analysis and RACI Matrix
  • Project Phases and Project lifecycle -Lifecycle management
  • Project Success Factors

  • Process Groups
  • Introduction to the Project Management Body of Knowledge
  • An Overview of Project Integration Management

  • Initiation
  • Scope Planning
  • Scope Definition
  • Scope Verification
  • Scope Change Control

  • Activity Definition
  • Activity Sequencing
  • Activity Duration Estimating
  • Schedule Development
  • Schedule Control

  • Resource Planning
  • Cost Estimating
  • Cost Budgeting
  • Cost Control

  • Quality Planning
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Control

  • Organisational Planning
  • Staff Acquisition
  • Team Development
  • Stages of Team Development and Team Roles
  • Resolving Conflict and Negotiating
  • Project Leadership
  • Project Team Motivation

  • Communications Planning
  • Information Distribution
  • Performance Reporting
  • Administrative Closure

  • Risk Identification
  • Inputs to Risk Identification
  • Risk Quantification
  • Risk Response Development
  • Risk Response Control

  • Procurement Planning
  • Solicitation Planning
  • Solicitation
  • Source Selection
  • Contract Administration
  • Contract Close-out

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 on Monday, 27th February 2023 at Griffith College South Circular Road,  Dublin 8. 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 2023

  • Feb: 27,  
  • Mar: 06, 13, 20, 27
  • Apr: 03, 17, 24
  • May: 08, 15, 22, 29 

 

Griffith College Cork

This course is scheduled to commence on Tuesday, 28th February 2023 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 2023

  • Feb: 28
  • Mar: 07, 14, 21, 28
  • Apr: 04, 11, 18, 25
  • May: 02, 09, 16, 23, 29

 

Griffith College Limerick

 

This course is scheduled to commence on September 2022 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.

How to Apply

Directly to Griffith College Short Courses Department

Applicants under 23 years of age:

Old Leaving Cert (Pre 2017)

Two Honours Level, Grade C3s or above and four Ordinary Level D3s (subjects to include Maths and a language, English, Irish or another language) or equivalent exam taken.

New Leaving Cert

2 H5 and 4 O6/H7 grades, to include Maths and a language (English, Irish or another language).

Applicants over 23 years of age (Mature students):

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

Annual Fees

Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 1,190.00

Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 950.00

Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 850.00

Additional exam & registration fee of 154 pounds sterling payable direct to ICM.​

Progression

Academic Progression

This professional diploma is the perfect foundation for participants who wish to progress in the workplace. Successful applicants may also elect to pursue further studies in this area.

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