Project Management

Institute of Public Administration - IPA


Course Name Project Management
Course Provider Institute of Public Administration - IPA
Course Code 56561 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Ballsbridge
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences: October 2022.
Application Date

Expand+Application Deadline: September 2022.

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Duration One academic year.

Delivery Method:
The programme is delivered through a blended learning model. Students attend classroom-based seminars and (when required) online webinars. They are supported in their studies by various online resources and bespoke course material.
Course Fee €2,100 (includes all matriculation and examination fees), payable in one or two instalments.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants Require:
1. Leaving Certificate (examination from 2017 onwards): Candidates must obtain a pass in at least six subjects accepted for NUI matriculation purposes, with at least Grade H5 in two subjects on the Higher Level and at least Gr...

Comment Accreditation: National University of Ireland.
Place on NFQ: Level 6 (Special Purpose Award).
Course Content

Expand+The Programme
This programme covers critical skills areas, including project initiation; schedule development, monitoring and control; team management. It also addresses methodologies and frameworks designed to support the project manager. Student...

Subjects Taught The programme will cover the following subjects:
Tools for Managing Projects:
• Project Context
• Project Initiation
• Project definition
• Monitoring and Control of Projects
• Project Close

Projects in their Organisations:
• Organisation Structure and Culture
• Team Development and Management
• Managing Project Work
• The Role of the Project Manager
Assessment Method Assessment is continuous throughout the programme and consists of assignments, including a personal project, and written examinations.
Careers or Further Progression Progression:
Successful students can enrol for the Professional Diploma in Project Management.
Further Enquiries All Correspondence and enquiries should be address to:
Undergraduate Office,
Whitaker School of Government and Management,
Institute of Public Administration,
57-61 Lansdowne Road,
Dublin 4.

Phone: +353 (01) 240 3600