Diploma in Project Management

Diploma in Project Management

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Programme will begin on 24th March and run for ten weeks finishing on 26th May. 6.30pm-9.30pm. This will be a hybrid training programme where it will be 5 evenings online and 5 evenings face to face. Venue is The Talbot Hotel in County Carlow

Unfunded Fees €2100 per person

Fees with funding from Carlow Kilkenny Skillnet €995 per person

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.

Module 1

• 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

• Work Breakdown Structure

• Gantt Charts

• Critical Path Analysis

• Tracking Planned versus Actual

• Resources & Costs

• Dashboards & Reports

• Custom Fields

Module 3

• Strategic Project Management

• Stakeholder Engagement

• Capacity & Capability

• Risk & Contingency

• Earned Value Management

• Project Complexity

• Project Management Maturity

• Determining Project Value

• Project Failure

Trainer: John McGrath

John is a trusted project management advisor to some of the largest organisations in the world. His track record over the last 20 years includes over 250 global companies, government agencies, state enterprises, Engineers Ireland, the United Nations, the London and Rio Paralympics and the World Bank.

John’s passion is in building project management competency within organisations. John is the Course Director for the MSc in Project Management at TUDublin. Previously John lectured in Project Management at NUIM, TCD, UCD, Smufit Business School and Brunel University. John has also served as the Events Director for the Irish Chapter of PMI, Irish Ambassador and Global Life Science Lead for the Agile Business Consortium.

John is the founder and Editor of the PMORoadshow, Ireland’s only Project Management Magazine. He has published papers in academic and industry journals and has presented at over 100 international project management conferences.

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