Project Management - Online

Course Summary
The Cert in Project Management is a one-year part-time programme designed for graduates or professionals who are interested in becoming involved in developing their skills and competencies in project management.

The Cert course offers graduates a broad skills base for the profession in Project Management by both academic learning and practical experience. The course has been customised to meet the exact needs of clients in various sectors, through the delivery of core principles of Project Management. The evolving international economic climate means that the role of the Project Manager is in high demand as both public and private clients are pursuing the agenda of obtaining value for money and successful project delivery by seeking Project Managers with a formal qualification in Project Management.

The emphasis is on developing their expertise as a Project Management professional, providing the participant with the tools, methods, knowledge and skills necessary for successful project delivery, where adaptability, flexibility, creativity and innovation being a critical parts of a successful Project Manager.

Programme Structure
The Cert in Project Management is a programme offered via online distance learning over a period of one year on a part-time basis. The programme consists of three subject modules. The participant can complete the course of 15 credits at their own pace over a number of years subject to module availability. Online lectures, programme materials, innovative learning, web-links and assessments will be uploaded to a Moodle course management system. Examinations can also be undertaken online, with no requirement to visit the campus.

Subjects taught

Semester 1
Title Credits
Project Planning 05

Semester 2
Project Management Simulation 05
Project Implementation 05

Entry requirements

Candidates will be expected to hold a minimum second-class honours degree Level 8 qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent. As this programme caters for all professions, any Level 8 qualification will be considered.

Applicants with other qualifications and with relevant work experience may also be considered through IT Sligo's Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) process

Application dates

Application Closing Date : 31st August 2022

Credits

15

Duration

1 year part-time online.

Fees

Total Fees €2,000
Per module €700

Enrolment dates

Contact the college for the next start date.

Post Course Info

Career Opportunities
During the last two decades the demand and requirement for competent qualified Project Managers, both in Ireland and Internationally, has continued to grow in all sectors. There is an increasing drive by a range of industries and local authorities to develop, use qualified and competent Project Managers in delivering projects efficiently. Graduates with Cert in Project Management are highly sought after both in private and public sectors and have a promising and rewarding career ahead of them.

Further Study
Progression to Online MSc in Project Management at IT Sligo.

More details
  • Qualifications

    Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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