The stakes are higher than ever for project management professionals. The ability to respond quickly to change and act with strategic purpose requires a new set of competencies to help you evolve from a Project Manager to a Project Leader.
It is no longer enough to know how to set up a project plan or to focus on tools, techniques, and project management approaches. You also need to execute the plan, engage and energise others, lead and manage change, innovate and compete in a disruptive global landscape. It will help if you become a project leader.
This diploma was designed to help you refine your management and leadership skills while challenging your current thinking. Discover who you are as a project leader. Improve your style, learn practical strategies to motivate, engage, and empower teams, and adapt your approach to different projects’ needs and organisational cultures. Learn how self-awareness can impact your working relationships, make effective decisions, and get the edge you need to advance your career and compete in the marketplace.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
This course modules were designed to help you generate positive results for projects and clients while growing as a project leader who can successfully empowering its team to fully contribute to project success.
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, who 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 by 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.
Participants are assessed in the subject areas on a mixture of written assignments and final examinations.
Yes, the content of the 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.
Candidates undertaking the course have an option to apply for IPMA Level B or Level A certification at a reduced rate of 40% of the standard fee, subject to them meeting the IPMA® experience requirements.
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.
If the candidate has relevant professional work experience but no primary degree, the candidate may be invited to interview (personal or telephone as appropriate) with the Course Director to assess the candidate’s suitability to attend the course.
Eligibility for those wishing to pursue IPMA Level B or Level A certification at a discounted rate will be assessed separately.
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.