Diploma in Project Management – Level 8 TUD

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  • Diploma in Project Management - Level 8 TUD
    September 19, 2024 - January 9, 2025
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Diploma in Project Management

About this event

This Level 8 Diploma in Project Management Diploma programme is designed for professionals looking for a framework of best practices and techniques that will strengthen their core project management knowledge, while launching their professionally accredited career path.

Certified by TU Dublin this programme will enable successful participants to becoming an IPMA Level D® certified professional giving access to a community of some 300,000+ project management professionals worldwide. The programme uses a blend of realistic project case studies, exercises, lectures, and group discussions to help you develop the necessary skills to effectively manage any size of project from beginning to end and build job-ready skills.

Who should apply?

Professionals from a variety of backgrounds and organisations benefit from learning the skills and methodologies presented in the Certified Project Management Diploma programme as well as graduates working on projects in IT, Construction, Public Service, Business, Pharmaceuticals, Finance, Marketing, Telecommunications and many other areas.

This course is perfect for

• Actual or potential Project Managers

• Project Team Members

• Team Leaders and Supervisors

• Any professional who directly contributes to projects

Eligibility Considerations

• A level 7 degree, or equivalent qualification from a recognised body;

• If you don’t have a third level qualification but have relevant professional work experience, you may be invited to interview (personal or telephone as appropriate) with the Course Director to assess your suitability.

***Applications will be reviewed by the Institute’s Admissions Assessment Board. A CV will be required to check the eligibility.

Programme Structure

This course modules were designed to help you identify the most commonly used project management approaches (predictive and agile) while offering a comprehensive understanding of the several areas of project management defined by its knowledge requirements and described in terms of its component processes, practices, inputs, outputs, tools, and techniques


What to expect from the course, Course Assessment, Certification process, Fundamental project management concepts and terms, Project lifecycles and processes, Project Influences

Evolution of Strategic Project Management

Definitions: Project, Programme and Portfolio Management, Converting strategy into action, Understanding the environments in which projects operate, Organisational structures, roles and maturity levels

Project Scope Management

Collecting project requirements, Defining project scope, Creating the Work Breakdown, Structure Validating Project Scope

Project Schedule Management

Defining and sequencing project activities, Estimating project activity durations and effort, Developing a project schedule, Controlling the Project Schedule, Performing critical path analysis, Developing a Gantt chart, Loading and Levelling Project Resources

Project Stakeholder Management

Stakeholder management principles Identifying and classifying project stakeholders Planning, managing, and monitoring stakeholder engagement Building Trust and accommodating changes Building the stakeholder register Leadership, political, social and business skills to address stakeholders’ concerns, issues, and expectations

Project Cost Management

Planning cost management Estimating project costs Building and tracking a project budget Contingency reserves Earned Value (EV) performance management Investment Appraisal

Project Quality Management

Quality concepts and definitions applied to projects, Developing a project quality plan, Managing and controlling project quality, Identifying project vs product cost of quality, Implementing a quality management system

Project Resource Management

Planning project resources, Estimating project activity resources, Acquiring resources for project activities, Developing project team, Managing project team, Controlling project resource

Communications Ethics and Negotiations

Planning, managing, and monitoring project communications, Communication channels, Preparing and leading a project kick-off meeting, Professional responsibility and ethics applied to projects, Identifying our own communication and negotiation style, Overview of classic negotiation techniques and outcomes

Project Procurement Management

Planning project procurement management, Conducting procurements in project, Controlling project procurements, Procurement vs Purchasing

Project Risk Management

Identifying project risks, opportunities, and threats, Performing qualitative and quantitative risk analysis, Planning and implementing risk responses, Monitoring risks, Developing a Risk Assessment Matrix, Assessing and calculating risk probability and impact

Project Integration Management

Performing a feasibility study, Developing the project charter, Developing the project management plan Directing and managing the project work, Managing project knowledge, Performing integrated change control, Closing the project, or the project phase

Agile and Lean Management

Identifying Lean and Agile values and principles, Defining the Agile mindset, Differentiating Agile Vs Lean Implementing agile practices to projects, Scrum: Definitions and Framework

Programme Review

Overview of course content, Identify best strategies to succeed on the final exam


START DATE: 19th September 2024 running every Thursday evening from 6.30PM – 9.30PM until 9th January 2025.




This training programme will take place live online.