Ambitious projects breathe life into innovative ideas and confront today’s challenges head-on. If you are passionate about driving change, a career in project management could be an excellent choice for you.
In the current landscape, there’s a higher demand than ever for reliable project managers. However, to stand out in a competitive market, having the right credentials is crucial.
Our programme, led by ten industry experts, offers a unique diploma endorsed by a reputable university curriculum. These subject-matter experts will provide practical insights and essential skills, nurturing your expertise in project-centric environments on a weekly basis.
Additionally, upon completion, you’ll earn a globally recognised IPMA Certification, an IPM Professional Diploma, and an academic award validated by Technological University Dublin. Collectively, these three credentials validate your skills and competence as a practitioner with a strong grasp of project management expertise.
When this course is finished, you will be able to:
Learn how to organise your projects using the five process groups listed below when using a process-based project approach:
Defining a new project or a new phase of an ongoing project by securing permission to begin the project or step is known as initiating.
Processes necessary to determine the project’s scope, hone its goals, and specify the course of action needed to achieve the goals the project was started to complete.
The procedures to carry out the tasks outlined in the project management plan meet the project’s requirements.
Processes needed to keep tabs on, evaluate, and manage the project’s performance; spot any areas where the plan needs to be changed; and start the necessary changes.
The actions taken to formally end or close a project, phase, or contract are known as closing.
The purpose of the modules is to provide a thorough understanding of the various facets of project management while assisting you in identifying the two project management methodologies that are most frequently used (predictive and agile).
Develop industry-ready technical, behavioural, and contextual competences to become a project manager:
Be familiar with the various project management methods.
Demonstrate the professionalism required of project management staff.
Recognise the connections to the project’s larger context and the business environment.
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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 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 covers all costs associated with the exams and certifications, access to all course materials on the Student Hub, live virtual classes led by subject matter experts, recordings, and unrestricted help from our Student Support team.
There are two methods of payment:
The course is offered in three formats: live online, classroom, and On Demand. The live online and classroom formats meet once a week for three hours, whereas the On Demand format’s lectures are pre-recorded and can be accessed any time. Each format uses the same content, materials, and Student Hub.
The Certified Project Management Diploma programme is ideal for someone learning the fundamentals and critical project management methods. Any professional who directly contributes to projects, whether project managers now or in the future, should take this course.
Two written assignments — a self-assessment and a written project — and a 3-hour online exam with Multiple-Choice and Scenario-style questions are used to evaluate students’ progress in the course.
Classes take place once per week for three hours. The core material and reflecting on your learning should take 4 to 6 hours per week. As you can see, though, this greatly depends on each person’s ability.
Yes, more than 70 countries recognise the course credentials.
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.