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Certificate in Construction Project Management

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Level

06

Duration

10 Weeks

Department

Built Environment


Start Date

05/10/2020

Course Type

Flexible & Professional

Location

Online

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.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Applicants who do not have English as their first language must ensure they satisfy English Language requirements. For entry to undergraduate courses, a minimum score of 5.5 in an IELTS exam is required. For postgraduate courses, a minimum of 6.0 is required. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their English proficiency meets these requirements.

Who can I contact?

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.


Are there opportunities for further study?

Construction Health & Safety

BIM Revit Architecture

BIM Revit MEP

Please email Springboard@lit.ie for further details.

 

More Information

Delivery 

There will be 2 intakes in 1.October 2020 2. January 2021

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.

What will the time commitment be?

Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning Hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college.  The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due.

Assessment

100% Continuous Assessment. 

Qualification

Certificate in Construction Project Management  (Special Purpose Award, Level 6, 10 Credits)

Application Deadline 

31 July 2020

For queries relating to the course

Contact: Department of Flexible Learning

LIT Moylish, Tel: 061 293055

Email: Springboard@lit.ie

For academic queries

Contact: Paul Vesey
Email: paul.vesey@lit.ie

 

Course Fees

This programme has been approved for Springboard+ 2020 funding, therefore, no fees will apply for successful applicants.

 

 

 

 

Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for employability, inclusion and learning 2014-2020