The Certified Project Management Diploma enables you to develop the necessary skills to effectively manage projects from beginning to end in the modern workplace. It is suitable for professionals from a variety of industry backgrounds. It also offers IPMA-D® International Professional Body Certification, Academic Accreditations in the form of a Professional Diploma in Project Management by IPM, and a Special Purpose Award at Level 8 on the NFQ (National Framework of Qualifications) validated by Technological University Dublin.
Premium credentials go a long way toward enhancing your marketability in the workplace — be identified as a practitioner who has demonstrated competency in project management processes and knowledge.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
Learn how to follow a process-based project approach and use the following five process groups as an organising structure:
Processes performed to define a new project or a new phase of an existing project by obtaining authorization to start the project or phase.
Processes required to establish the scope of the project, refine the objectives, and define the course of action required to attain the objectives that the project was undertaken to achieve.
Processes performed to complete the work defined in the project plan to satisfy the project requirements.
Processes required to track, review, and regulate the progress and performance of the project; identify any areas in which changes to the plan are required; and initiate the corresponding changes.
Processes performed to formally complete or close a project, phase, or contract.
The Course modules on this professional diploma are designed to help you identify the most commonly used project management approaches (predictive and agile) while offering a comprehensive understanding of the several areas of project management.
Become a project manager with industry-ready Technical, Behavioural and Contextual competences:
Master the different tools and techniques of project management.
Adopt the professional behaviour expected of project management personnel.
Understand the relations with the project macro environment.
Please don’t hesitate to schedule a call with our educational advisor if you require any further information.
The Institute is a specialist organisation dealing solely with the discipline of project, programme and portfolio management. Unlike other organisations, which offer a large variety of training programmes across many functional areas, our focus is purely on project management.
As a result, we attract the highest calibre of international lecturers – who offer invaluable knowledge to our students.
Within the IPMA®, the Institute is the national body representing Ireland in a federation of over 70 countries.
Identify yourself as a competent practitioner and upgrade your status as an internationally accredited professional. Founded in 1965 in Zurich, IPMA® is the world´s first International Project Management Association, now recognised in over 70 countries across 6 continents.
Our graduates are instructed by a world-class faculty composed of a group of subject matter experts with unparalleled proficiency and knowledge in project, programme and portfolio management.
Lecturers range from Project Directors to former Heads of Project Management Certification Authorities.
Our dedicated Student Support team is here to help you stay relevant and connected to achieve your goals.
Joining the Institute’s community offers you an immersive and engaging learning experience where flexibility and interaction are key. Classroom and virtual learners will gain access to the Institute’s hub where they can find additional resources and connect with other participants to brainstorm, be inspired and share ideas.
There are three components on your course assessment: two written assignments (self-assessment at the beginning of the course and a project at the end) and one final exam (MCQs + Scenario style questions).
Yes, the content of this professional diploma in project management programme is suitable for various fields. We have many students from different backgrounds, like engineering, pharmaceuticals, design, construction, IT and many others, who completed the course successfully.
The course fees include the examination and certification fees, access to all course materials on the Student Hub, live expert-led virtual classes, recordings and unlimited support from our Student Success team.
Live virtual classes run one evening per week, from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Plan to spend approximately 4 to 6 hours each week on the core material and reflecting on what you have learned. However, as you can appreciate, this is very dependent on each individual’s capability.
Candidates without a third level qualification, but with relevant professional work experience, will be considered. You need to send us your CV to be reviewed by an assessor.
Yes, the course outcomes such as certificate in project management are recognised internationally in over 70 countries.
A recording of each online lecture will be available for playback in the Student Hub for a limited period of time, so you do not need to worry about missing a class.
Yes, this diploma in project management course is a perfect fit for someone who wants to get the fundamental knowledge and essential techniques in project management. The course is suitable for actual or potential project managers, and for any professional who directly contributes to projects.
The Institute offers online course attendance for all participants. Albeit, participants in locations such as Dublin, Dundalk, Cork, Galway and Limerick can also attend our classes in physical classrooms. Please note these may have been affected by Covid-19. A recording of each online lecture will be available for playback in the Student Hub for a limited period of time, so you do not need to worry about missing a class.