Griffith College

Diploma in Project Management

Diploma in Project Management

Diploma in Project Management

This part-time course is for project managers, project team members and professional management who will benefit from the modular based principles of project management.

Dublin: Part-Time
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Validated by:ICM
QQI Level:N/A
Course Level:Short Course
Duration:12 Weeks x 1 Evening (6.30pm – 9.30pm)

As businesses are becoming more challenged in today's business environment and projects become more complex, greater competencies are required to manage resources efficiently. This evening course is designed to explore project management competencies, the project life cycle, and the various tools and techniques of project initiation, planning, execution, control, and close-out to successfully achieve project deliverables. This project management course will enable the participant 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.

This part-time course is designed specifically for 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.

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Project Fundamentals

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

Project Management Processes and Integration   

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

Project Scope Management

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

Project Time Management

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

Project Cost Management

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

Project Quality Management

  • Quality Planning   
  • Quality Assurance           
  • Quality Control     

Project Human Resource Management

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

Project Communications Management

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

Project Risk Management

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

Project Procurement Management           

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



Diploma in Project Management Course Timetable

This course is scheduled to commence on Monday, 17th October 2016 in Griffith College Dublin. Contact [email protected] for further information.

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

Year 2016

  • Oct:   17, 24
  • Nov:  07, 14, 21, 28
  • Dec:  05, 12

Year 2017

  • Jan: 09, 16, 23, 30
Entry Requirements
Overview Dublin: 
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. A member of the College’s admissions team will be in touch to discuss your course entry requirements. Under 23 Years - Two Honours Level, Grade C3s or above and four Ordinary Level D3s in your Leaving Certificate (subjects to include Maths and a language) or equivalent exam taken.
Study Mode: 
EUR 990.00
Study Mode: 
EUR 650.00
How to Apply

Directly to Griffith College Short Courses Department

Apply Online

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.