Project Management Diploma Level 7

Duration: 10 weeks – 3 hours every Tuesday from 6pm to 9pm

Course Description:

This highly practical Diploma offers participants the opportunity to gain
a project management qualification from Ireland’s first Technological
University. The Diploma is aligned to internationally recognised
best practices in the discipline of project, programme and portfolio
management. Participants will develop the essential knowledge, skills
and competencies required for successful project outcomes.
The Diploma is structured around real-world project management challenges and
internationally recognised best practices, including
the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), PRINCE2®
and Agile Project Management.
The skills and techniques taught on this program are relevant to all sectors of
business and government including professional services, construction, engineering,
technology and life sciences.
Students also learn how to utilise Microsoft Planner & Project in the planning,
execution and monitoring and controlling of projects.

Programme Delivery 

The Diploma is delivered on Tuesdays at 6pm over 10 weeks
GMT with 3 hours of online virtual classroom every week.
All sessions are recorded and shared with students

Course Outline: 

Module 1: Frameworks & Methodologies

• Current trends & recognised
Best Practices
• The Role of the Project
Manager
• The art & science of PM
• PMBOK®
• PRINCE2®
• Agile
• Hybrid approaches
• Remote Teams

Module 2: Project Planning & Controls

• Work Breakdown Structure
• Gantt Charts
• Critical Path Analysis
• Tracking Planned versus Actual
• Resources & Costs
• Dashboards & Reports
• Custom Fields

Module 3: Programme & Portfolio Management

• Strategic Project
Management
• Stakeholder Engagement
• Capacity & Capability
• Risk & Contingency
• Earned Value Management
• Project Complexity
• Project Management
Maturity
• Determining Project Value
• Project Failure

Module Assment:

Frameworks & Methodologies
Individual Assignment 1: Case Study Development.
Individual Assignment 2: Develop Reflective Project
Management Handbook.
Project Management Information Systems
Individual Assignment: Practical PMIS simulation requiring
students to develop a resource driven Critical Path, with
relevant reports and dashboards tracking planned versus actual
progress.
Programme & Portfolio Management
Group Assignment: Case Study analysis.
Individual Assignment: Presentation on Reflective Key
Learnings. Good level of English as this course is delivered through oral and written English.

Award

Diploma in Project Management – Level 7 – Special Purpose Award – 15 ECTS Credits.

 

Book your place today: ymorselli@cita.ie – 086 0144853

For training dates and details please see our Course Schedule