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Construction Project Management (Special Purpose Award level 6)

Status: Closed




10 Weeks


Built Environment

Start Date


Course Type

Flexible & Professional



This online programme is designed to give learners a solid grounding in the field of project management as applied to the construction sector. The programme is aimed at supervisors and managers in the sector and follows the body of knowledge developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

What are the entry requirements?

Minimum entry requirements are Grade OD3 or higher in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate. Applicants are also expected to have a working knowledge of Revit Architecture, or to have completed Revit Architecture training. Knowledge of building design and construction is also desirable.

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What modules will I study?

The topics covered in this programme include:

  • Introduction to Project Management and the Project Management Process. Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • The Planning and Scheduling Process – Conceptualisation/Scope management, project time management, project cost management
  • Methods of Measuring Work Progress – Updating of schedules (bar charts, networks, line of balance, time chainage)
  • Project Human Resource Management – Staffing, power, delegation, authority, performance appraisal. Role of the Project Manager and the project team
  • Project Quality Management – Policy, planning, assurance, control, improvement
  • Project Risk Management – Identification, quantification, mitigation. Decision tree analysis. Sensitivity analysis
  • Project Procurement Analysis – Planning, solicitation, source selection, contract administration, contract close out
  • Project Communications Management – Planning, information distribution, progress reporting, storage/archiving

  • Year 1

    Title: Construction Project Management

    Credits: 10 Credits

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    To provide students with the concepts, knowledge and techniques to perform within a project management environment.

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Course Fees

This programme has been approved for Springboard+ 2019 funding, therefore, no fees will apply for successful applicants. To apply for this programme please use the online application system at


The course will run over a period of 10 weeks, with one 3 hour online lecture per week.
This course will be delivered fully online.