Institute of Project Management

The Institute of Project Management was founded in 1989 and is the first Irish professional body organization dedicated to the promotion of the discipline throughout Ireland – with courses running online and in classrooms in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Dundalk.

What is project management?

Project managers are change agents: they make project goals their own and make things happen. They come from graduates across all disciplines and are found in every kind of organization -- as employees, managers, contractors and independent consultants.

What are the benefits?

  • Special Purpose Awards at Level 8 on the NFQ (National Framework of Qualifications);

  • Professional Diplomas from our internationally renowned Institute;

  • IPMA® (International Project Management Association) professional body certification, recognised in over 70 countries;

  • A competitive edge on your CV with certifications that will make you stand out in a crowded marketplace.

Why IPM?

  • Night courses that stand out - Our certified part-time evening online and classroom courses offer trusted credentials that enable you to enhance your skills to stand out in a crowded marketplace and maximize your earning potential.

  • Day Courses - We offer an extensive range of online and classroom day courses that meet the demands of both early entrants to the project management discipline and those requiring specialised skills in more advanced topics, such as Leadership and Agile Project Management.

  • In-House Training - Our training programmes are delivered nationally and online. We have circa 5,000 IPMA® Certified Professionals registered from our course centres.

  • A Faculty of Excellence - The Institute's faculty combines academic excellence from both the university and the institute of technology sector with practitioner experience.

Night Courses

Online or in the Classroom

IPMA® Certified Project Management Diploma 

The Certified Project Management Diploma is designed for those individuals looking for a framework of best practices and techniques that will strengthen their core project management knowledge and also launch their professionally accredited career path.

IPMA® Strategic Project & Program Management Diploma 

The Strategic Project & Program Management Diploma is a unique opportunity to combine a broad knowledge of business and management principles with specific expertise of successful project-based strategies.

Learn more about our night course offerings online or in the classroom

Day Courses

Online or in the Classroom

PMP® Passport 

The PMP® Passport is ideal for anyone preparing to sit the PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam. Our 4-day PMP® course gives you all the knowledge and tools needed to pass the PMP® certification Exam.

IPMA® Certified Agile Project Management 

The IPMA® Certified Agile Project Management programme is ideal for individuals and enterprises who are looking to gain a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental concepts behind agile values, principles and practices. The course also offers internationally recognised IPMA® certification.

Project Management Framework 

The Project Management Framework 2-day course is designed to deliver basic project management concepts, tools and techniques needed to prepare for starting and completing a project successfully.

Leading and Negotiating for Project Success 

Leading & Negotiating for Project Success is a 2-day course, to develop your leading and negotiation skills in a project environment. Whether you are in charge of a team, a department or an enterprise these skills are absolutely essential.

Learn more about our night course offerings online or in the classroom.

Why Study Online with Us

  • The Institute’s Interactive Live Virtual Classroom offers you an immersive and engaging virtual learning experience where flexibility and interaction are key. Our students participate in live weekly classes, interactive tutoring sessions as well as group discussions inside virtual breakout rooms.

  • Flexibility, Comfort & Safety

  • Join a class from any device anytime and wherever you are, be it at work or from the comfort of your home.

  • Virtual Instructor-led Training = Real-Time Interaction

  • We connect you with your faculty and peers in real-time, safeguarding the human interaction element in a flexible online learning environment.

  • Never miss a class with easy access to Online Course Resources

  • We have a learning management system accessible from any device to support your studies wherever you are.

  • Dedicated support from our faculty team

  • We are here to guide and support you at every step of the way.


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