IPMA® Certified Project Management Diploma

About the Course

The Certified Project Management Diploma is a unique programme as it offers both International Professional Body Certification (IPMA®) and Academic Accreditation (NFQ Level 8 Special Purpose Award validated by Technological University Dublin).

It is designed for those individuals looking for a framework of best practices and techniques that will strengthen their core project management knowledge and also launch their professionally accredited career path.

The programme uses a blend of realistic projects, exercises, lectures and discussion to help participants develop the necessary skills to manage any size of project from beginning to end effectively. 

Classes run once weekly from 6:30pm-9:30pm. To see the online offering of this course, click here.

What This Unique Diploma Does For You

International Project Management Association

IPMA Level-D® International Professional Certification

Move forward with IPMA® — the world leader in competence-based certification recognised in over 70 countries.

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Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin)

Gain academic excellence with an NFQ Level 8 Special Purpose Award (15 ECTS) validated by Technological University Dublin.

Institute of Project Management Ireland

Certified Diploma in Project Management from a recognised Global Authority

Obtaining a professional diploma from the Institute of Project Management is partnering with a global authority with over 30 years of expertise in project management education.

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You’ll Gain A Competitive Edge

No other organisation in Ireland can offer direct professional accreditation as an integral part of their programmes. There are no further exams or fees required.

IPMA Certification

Internationally Renowned Certification

IPMA® certification serves as an unbiased endorsement of your project management knowledge and expertise. It identifies you to employers as a practitioner who has demonstrated competency in project management processes and knowledge.

Obtaining your IPMA® Certification, along with over 5,000 other such professionals in Ireland, can go a long way toward enhancing your employment and getting you recognised in the workplace.

IPMA® Certification is recognised in over 70 countries across 6 continents. Completing the Diploma programme enables individuals to come away with concrete techniques to immediately improve project performance. Organisations will benefit by developing a pool of highly knowledgeable project managers.

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The Institute’s Advantage

Participants receive the Institute's faculty's unparalleled expertise and knowledge, combined with practical instruction on the processes, organisational structures and tools to ensure their project work yields the desired business results.

The head of our faculty sits on the powerful IPMA® Education and Training Board thereby insuring that the very latest international thinking is incorporated into our programmes.

Graduates leave with an internationally recognised accreditation and complete confidence to develop and execute a comprehensive project plan based on world class standards.

Who Should Attend

The course is suitable for actual or potential project managers, and for any professional who directly contributes to projects including team members and team leaders, people preparing to become project managers and project managers themselves.

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Course Venue & Fees

IPMA® Certified Project Management Diploma is a unique course as it combines high-level international and domestic certification. It is offered in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, and Dundalk. Please also see our online courses page if you wish to take the online version of this course.

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