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Construction Project Management (L6, 10 ECTS)





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. 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?

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More Information


Commencing:  TBA

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.


100% Continuous Assessment. 


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

For queries relating to the course

Contact: Department of Flexible Learning


For academic queries

Contact: Paul Vesey

Course Fees


Flexible Learning Policies & Procedures

100% Springboard+ funded. 

Please note that academically successful applicants will be required to apply for the FUNDING for the programme by providing supporting documents closer to programme start date (6 weeks/ 2weeks from course start date). To establish ELIGIBILITY, please see

PLEASE NOTE - ALL 7 documents MUST be uploaded by the Applicant to the CORRECT CATEGORY. Every category applies to EVERY applicant** (**Except UNEMPLOYED - Applicants in receipt of a DSP payment are NOT required to prove residence for 3 of the previous 5 years. Please upload your DSP letter to this category.)

See list of acceptable supporting documents for each category in Examples of Acceptable Supporting Documents

1. Proof of Employment/ Unemployment/ Recent Graduate/ Returner

2. Proof of Current Residence

3. Proof of PPSN

4. Proof of Eligible Nationality/ Visa

5. Proof of Residency for 3 out of the Last 5 Years (2022, 2021,2020, 2019, 2018) ONE document for EACH year

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 2014-2021. It is also supported by the European Year of Skills 2023. 

Please visit for information on eligibility requirements.