A good project should not reflect only tactical excellence, but also strategic importance. Bridging the gap between organisational strategy and project implementation is essential to ensure business growth.
The Strategic Project Programme Management Diploma aims to help you develop the skills you need to manage multiple projects with a focus on achieving strategic results. The course offers you a unique opportunity to learn the best industry practices from a faculty of leading academics and leading industry practitioners. Learn how they have overcome real challenges to successfully manage a basket of strategic-oriented projects.
Take your project management career to the next level by acquiring a strategic mindset. Gain a unique skillset that enables you to communicate and translate strategy into action. Validate your competence with three globally recognised credentials. Move from a tactical project-oriented role to the Programme and Portfolio Management landscape.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
This course modules were designed to provide you with the concepts and techniques you need to use as a strategic framework to achieve the mission of the organisation.
The programme uses case studies as an effective way to get you to practically apply your understanding of learned topics to a real-world situation. They are particularly useful to demonstrate how you can overcome complex situations where solutions are uncertain:
This diploma offers you a university-backed curriculum that integrates IPMA’s professional certification body global Competence and Excellence Standards in Project, Programme and Portfolio Management:
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.
There are two components on your course assessment: four written assignments (continuous assessment) and one final exam.
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.
IPMA Level-C Certification will be achieved on successfully completing the course and passing an interview. Please see the details below for eligible candidates. We will notify you prior to paying for the course if we believe you may not be eligible. However please note you can still do this course to achieve the IPM Diploma and award from TU Dublin.
Eligible candidates must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a project manager within projects of moderate complexity OR a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a responsible project management role assisting the project manager in complex projects.
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 C certification will be assessed separately
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.
The Strategic Project and Program Management Diploma is primarily designed for candidates who already have approx. 3 years of professional experience in a project management role, and have a structured knowledge of how to manage a project from initiation to close out according to best practices and standards.
If you are looking to start your accredited path as a project manager, you may consider looking at the Certified Project Management Diploma programme.