Ambitious projects bring ideas to life and address the biggest challenges of today. If you see yourself as an individual with an appetite for leading change, then project management might just be the right path for you.
The median project manager salary in Ireland is €89,175. Entry level positions start at €64,150 per year, while most experienced workers make up to €113,700 per year. The demand for skilled project managers is higher than ever. However, having the right credentials is key to stand out in a crowded marketplace.
This unique diploma offers a university-backed curriculum and is taught by 10 industry experts. Each week, they will provide you with real-industry knowledge and practical skills crucial to being successful in a project-driven workplace.
In addition, this course awards you with an IPM Professional Diploma, an academic award validated by Technological University Dublin, and an IPMA Certification recognised worldwide. Together, these three credentials identify you as a practitioner with proven 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 management 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.
Course modules 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 techniques of project management.
Adopt the professional behaviour expected of project management personnel.
Understand the relations with the project macro and business environment.
If you would like to learn more about being a project manager, read our free guide: How to Build a Career in Project Management.
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Unlike other organisations, which offer different training programs across many functional areas, the Institute is a specialist organisation dealing solely with the disciplines of project, program, and portfolio management.
Our graduates are instructed by a world-class faculty of international subject-matter experts ranging from Project Directors to former Heads of PM Certification Authorities. Focusing solely on project management guarantees exceptional instruction and learning opportunities.
IPM is uniquely partnered with the world’s leading project management certification bodies: IPMA (Member Association & Certification Body), PMI (Authorised Training Partner), and PRINCE2® (Accredited Training Organisation). We are the national body for IPMA in Ireland.
We have also partnered with Ireland’s second largest University, Technological University (TU) Dublin, meaning we can offer Bachelor & Master’s levels programmes. This affiliation links us to the European University of Technology (EUt+).
This part-time project management course is ideal for project managers looking to advance their careers with professional certification, or for those looking to enter the field. The course provides a comprehensive understanding of budgeting, scheduling, and everything you need to know to successfully manage projects.
The course fee includes 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 Support team.
Yes, there are two payment options available:
Yes, the Certified Project Management Diploma programme 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.
Yes, the content of this professional diploma in project management programme is suitable for various industry sectors. We have students from different backgrounds – such as engineering, pharmaceuticals, design, construction, IT and many others – who completed the course successfully.
The course is assessed through two written assignments (a self-assessment and a written project) and a 3-hour online exam at the end of the course (Multiple-Choice and Scenario style of questions).
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.
Yes, the course credentials are recognised in over 70 countries.
A recording of each online class 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.
This course curriculum is designed by industry-experts to help you learn how to think like a Project Manager and develop the practical competence that is so valuable to hiring managers. Gain the mindset, concepts, skills, and confidence to build your project management career with globally recognised credentials.
The Certified Project Management Diploma is the best course for those who want to start their accredited career path as a project manager. It is also best suited for project managers who need to strengthen their practice with formal training on core project management tactical subjects.
The Strategic Project Program Management Diploma is designed for candidates with at least 3 years of professional experience in a project management role, who are confident managing a project from initiation to close out according to best practices and standards. This course will build on your foundations to develop your skills to manage multiple projects and implement strategic project management in your daily practice and in your organisation.
The Project Leadership and Management Diploma is best suited to emerging leaders and project management professionals looking to refine their management and leadership skills. The programme is designed to help you evolve from a project manager to a project leader. As such, the focus will be on developing the capabilities, attitudes, and behaviours needed to become a confident, driven, and focused project leader.