Certificate in Project Management (Online)

  • NFQ Level 9
  • Credits 15*
  • Course Code SG_SPROJ_S09
  • Award Special Purpose Award
  • Duration 1 yr

Course Summary


Programme Code: SG_SPROJ_S09

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.

 

 

 

Key Course Information

Application Closing Date : 31st August 2022

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 ATU Sligo’s Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) process. RPL is a process that may allow you to gain admission to a programme or to receive exemptions / credit from some parts of a programme based on demonstrated learning that you may have achieved through another programme of study or through your work and career. Further information is available through www.myexperience.ie which our dedicated RPL portal or by contacting our admissions team at admissions@itsligo.ie 

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 our online Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management and MSc in Project Management at ATU Sligo.

Programme Fees

Fees

 

Total Programme Fees:

€2,250

Fees per annum:

€2,250

 

 

 

 

This programme has been submitted for Springboard funding for the academic year 2022/2023.  We will know the outcome of this submission in May/June 2022.  In the meantime you can register your interest with us on the link: Springboard Register Your Interest - Institute of Technology Sligo (itsligo.ie)

Further information on Springboard funding can be found at www.springboardcourses.ie

Course Format

Semester 1

TitleCredits
Project Planning05

Semester 2

TitleCredits
Project Management Simulation05
Project Implementation05