Certificate in Project Management

Certificate in Project Management

Course Overview

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Why take this course?

This certificate programme introduces candidates to the fundamentals of project management. It provides training on the tools and techniques needed to plan, manage and execute projects. An overview of established project management methodologies, Waterfall (PMBok) and Agile, will also be provided. The programme provides the requisite project management education needed to apply for both the Certifed Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and the Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications with the Project Management Institute (PMI).

What will I experience?

  • Organisational context: strategy, structure, and culture
  • Project selection and portfolio
  • Management
  • Leadership and the project manager
  • Scope management
  • Project team building, conflict, and negotiation
  • Risk management
  • Cost estimation and budgeting
  • Project scheduling: network
  • Duration estimation, and critical path
  • Project scheduling: lagging, crashing, and activity networks,
  • Resource management
  • Project closeout and termination

Additional Information

Institute induction will take place on Saturday 22 September 2018 from 9.30am to 1.00pm. Attendance on that date is compulsory.

Enquiries; Maria Slevin - mslevin@ait.ie

Course Details

Course Fees:
Course Duration:
1 Year
Course Commencement Date:

​6.00pm Wednesday 19 September 2018

Duration: 24 weeks Wednesday 6.00pm to 10.00pm

Course Award:
Course NFQ Level:
Level 6
Dept of Lifelong Learning
Minimum Entry Requirements:

Mature applicant


Grade O6 at ordinary level in five subjects in the Leaving Certifcate examinations. Two of these subjects must be mathematics and a language (English or Irish).

Any QQI level 5 qualification is acceptable.

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