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.
John McGrath (Facilitator)
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.
The Diploma is delivered on Tuesdays at 6pm over 10 weeks GMT with 3 hours of online virtual classroom every week.
All sessions are recorded and shared with students.
Frameworks & Methodologies
Individual Assignment 1: Case Study Development.
Individual Assignment 2: Develop Reflective Project Management Handbook.
Project Management Information Systems
Individual Assignment: Practical PMIS simulation requiring students to develop a resource driven Critical Path, with relevant reports and dashboards tracking planned versus actual progress.
Programme & Portfolio Management
Group Assignment: Case Study analysis.
Individual Assignment: Presentation on Reflective Key Learnings.
Call John on 00 353 86 8200700 or Fionnuala on 00 353 87 7981905