- Course CodeCR_EMBXX_7
- Field of StudyManagement
- Type of CourseCertificate
- Type of QualificationCertificate
- Type of Study Part time
- Application Closing Date
- LocationCIT Bishopstown Campus
Course Fee: €925*
*A discount structure is available for groups: 5% for 2 people, 10% for 3 or more.
Note: Places are limited for this course. Eligible candidates will be considered on a first come first served basis.
This course is a comprehensive and practical introduction to Project Management. The content and delivery is applicable to all industrial sectors (not just technical projects). The content is based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK©) which is administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in the USA. The PMBOK is a worldwide recognised professional standard for the practice of Project Management.
The course is aimed at those involved in a wide range of projects. Participants come from a broad range of sectors and backgrounds and are typically involved in the planning, control and execution of project work in the broadest sense. The course is applicable to all industrial sectors (not just technical projects). Lectures are combined with case studies, workshops, simulations and practical projects. Course delegates complete various assignments in the class, as project teams and individual assignments. There are also hands-on computer practical sessions which will be used to instruct participants in the key areas of project planning and control. Candidates should have basic computer skills.
One evening per week for 12 weeks, every Thursday, 6.30pm - 9.30pm.
The course focuses on two main areas, primarily learning new tools and techniques to manage projects more effectively. Secondly, to gain increased awareness and learning in the area of ‘soft skills’ (e.g. leadership, team management, motivation, communication, negotiation, etc.) that are essential to effective project management.
Participants are expected to work on a project of their own choosing. Some short course assignments to be submitted to achieve certification.
Certificate in Project Management Techniques (5 ECTS credits at Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications), awarded by Cork Institute of Technology.
Note: Successful participants will be eligible to two days exemption from the Diploma in Project Management and a reduced price from €3,850 to €3,250.
Candidates should have basic computer skills. The course is aimed at those involved in the planning, control and execution of project work in the broadest sense.
The course is applicable to all industrial sectors (not just technical projects).
Deadlines for application
For course beginning 17th September 2020
Deadline: 10th October 2020
For course beginning 28th January 2021
Deadline: 25th February 2021