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Cost:€2020 funding applied

In Dublin the course is run over 14 night sessions, at The National College of Ireland, Mayor Street, Dublin 1, on a Tuesday evening from 6.30 till 9.30. The next run of the course will start in October 2017



• Overview
Executing and Controlling the Project
• Large project kickoff
• Case study: Project Kickoff
• Performance monitoring
• Earned value management
• Case study: Project Review
• Project control
• Team behavior concepts
• Exercise – team behaviors
Project Management Concepts and Context
• Eye of Competence
• Basic concepts of project management defined
Project Initiation
• Overview of strategic linkage of projects
• Business case concepts
• Project selection strategies
• Financial considerations for projects
• Project initiation documentation
• Case study: Project Selection
Project Closeout
• Project closeout procedures
• Case study: Project Closeout
Project Planning
• Project leadership
• Team leadership concepts
• Case study: Team Charter
• Project scope definition
• Project Scope Statement
• Case study Scope Statement
• Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
• Case study: Work Breakdown Structures
• Project cost estimating
• Defining project resources
• Case study Project Cost Estimate & Resource Requirements
• Project schedule concepts
• Case study: Project Schedule
• Project procedures
• Procurement management
• Case study: Make or Buy?
• Risk management
• Case study: Risk Management
• Change management
• Quality management
• Communication management
• Case study: Project Procedures
Knowledge Areas • Scope

• Time

• Cost

• Quality

• Risk

• Contract/Procurement

• Human Resources

• Communications

• Integration

• Stakeholder management


Competence Assessment
• Technical Competence – techniques of project management
• Behavioural Competence – professional behaviour of project management personnel
• Contextual Competence – the relations with the project context


Course Outcome

The outcomes from this course, subject to meeting all requirements will be an academic qualification and a professional body qualification:

  • The academic qualification is the Certified Diploma in Project Management which is a professional diploma from the Institute of Project Management.
  • Special Purpose Award at Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications.
  • The professional body qualification is the IPMA (International Project Management Association) Level D® accreditation – Certified Project Management Associate – which is recognised in 66 countries. No other project management course in Ireland does this (we are the sole providers in Ireland for IPMA® Certification).

Skillnets funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills

The Aviation Finance Finuas Network is funded by member companies and the Finuas Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

Click here for Finuas Network website www.finuas.ie



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