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Diploma in Project Management Course

Awarded by
Dorset College
11 Weeks
Tuesday: 6.30 pm - 9.00 pm
Start/End Date
12/03/2024 - 21/05/2024
€990 + Discount 10% - €890

Why take this course?

The Diploma in Project Management  course is designed to offer a comprehensive insight into all aspects of the project management process, providing a solid foundation for any individual wishing to pursue a career in project management across a range of diverse industries.  This course provides an interesting and sound examination of project management principles.  The course is suitable for graduates in business, computing and engineering and those with an interest in organising or running projects.

Certification:  Dorset College Dublin

How will I Benefit

This course is designed for individuals who have on-the-job project management experience—regardless of whether their formal job title is project manager—who are not certified professionals, and who may or may not have received formal project management training.   Project management is a highly desirable and attractive skill among employers.

Creating a High-Performing Team

  • Topic A: Build a Team
  • Topic B: Define Team Ground Rules
  • Topic C: Negotiate Project Agreements
  • Topic D: Empower Team Members and Stakeholders
  • Topic E: Train Team Members and Stakeholders
  • Topic F: Engage and Support Virtual Teams
  • Topic G: Build Shared Understanding about a Project

Starting the Project

  • Topic A: Determine Appropriate Project Methodology/Methods and Practices
  • Topic B: Plan and Manage Scope
  • Topic C: Plan and Manage Budget and Resources
  • Topic D: Plan and Manage Schedule
  • Topic E: Plan and Manage Quality of Products and Deliverables
  • Topic F: Integrate Project Planning Activities
  • Topic G: Plan and Manage Procurement
  • Topic H: Establish Project Governance Structure
  • Topic I: Plan and Manage Project/Phase Closure

Doing the Work

  • Topic A: Assess and Manage Risks
  • Topic B: Execute Project to Deliver Business Value
  • Topic C: Manage Communications
  • Topic D: Engage Stakeholders
  • Topic E: Create Project Artefacts
  • Topic F: Manage Project Changes
  • Topic G: Manage Project Issues
  • Topic H: Ensure Knowledge Transfer for Project Continuity

Keeping the Team on Track

  • Topic A: Lead a Team
  • Topic B: Support Team Performance
  • Topic C: Address and Remove Impediments, Obstacles and Blockers
  • Topic D: Manage Conflict
  • Topic E: Collaborate with Stakeholders
  • Topic F: Mentor Relevant Stakeholders
  • Topic G: Apply Emotional Intelligence to Promote Team Performance

Keeping the Business in Mind

  • Topic A: Manage Compliance Requirements
  • Topic B: Evaluate and Deliver Project Benefits and Value
  • Topic C: Evaluate and Address Internal and External Business Environment Changes
  • Topic D: Support Organisational Change
  • Topic E: Employ Continuous Process Improvement

Live Online Learning Experience

The Professional Diploma in Project Management is delivered exclusively online. You can now upskill or reskill from the comfort of your own home, learning from an industry-experienced professional who will deliver inspirational classes and provide all the support materials needed to achieve your goals.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this course is by direct application to Dorset College with an interview held thereafter through our online facility.

The Application Steps:

Complete the online application form, upload your documents and you will be requested to pay a minimum deposit of €75. 

Dorset requirements include:

  • Photo ID (Passport, Driving Licence etc).
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency for Non-Native speakers (If you do not have a certificate, please request an English interview for free with us).

Should you not have any document above, please contact us to discuss your eligibility for the programme ([email protected]).

Assessment & Awards

Upon completion of the course, you will receive:

  • An achievement certificate for 35 contact hours
  • A diploma in Project Management from Dorset College.

Please note that Dorset College is not an exam centre for the Project Management Institute.


Career & Progression

The course enables students to develop professionally, improve their project management skills, apply a formalised and standards-based approach to project management, and seek career advancement by moving into a formal project management job role.

Payment Plan

To secure a place on this course a non-refundable deposit of €75 applies.

The outstanding balance can be paid in full before the course starts or split into 3 instalments if necessary.

Payment Plan

12/03/2024 - 11/06/2024

Deposit: €75
1st Instalment:  €328 05/03/2024
2nd Instalment: €328 09/04/2024
3rd Instalment: €328 14/05/2024


Click here to access the provisional timetable for this programme.

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