Cost: €2020 funding applied

 City Venue Dates Price

Galway NUI Galway – 22 Feb 2018 – 30 May 2018
Limerick Mary Immaculate College – 21 Feb 2018 – 30 May 2018
Cork Cork Education Support Centre – 21 Feb 2018 – 30 May 2018
Dublin National college of Ireland  -20 Feb 2018 – 30 May 2018
Introduction
• 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).
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