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Project Management for Academic Administrators

CEFR B1/B2 on the CEFR
1 Week
20 Hours per week or
15 Hours Live Online
See Schedule Below
Classroom Led or
Live Online Classes
Face-to-face Lectures €499
Live Online €270

Why take this course?

Designed to provide academic staff at all levels with a comprehensive introduction to project management that will enable projects to be completed effectively and efficiently. You will develop the project management skills that enables the integration of best practice, people skills and good leadership through focusing on the key project management processes of Initiation, Planning, Execution, Control and Project Closure.

What will I study?

The aim is to ensure that the objectives of projects are achieved in the most appropriate way.   Designed to extend and  foster a deeper level of understanding and application that enables the participant to progress their expertise in Project Management.

  • Learn how to organise and support projects within the parameters of standard project management frameworks.
  • Explore best practices and tools in planning, organising, controlling, managing project risks, and successfully delivering projects.
  • Analyse the key tenets of each phase of the project management life cycle from initiation to lessons learned and the purpose of key documentation.
  • Analyse the role and benefits of Project Management within matrix organisations.
  • Put your new knowledge into practice with confidence.

Who is it for?

This course is designed for academic staff at all levels in an institution.

Minimum Level of English
CEFR B1/B2 Intermediate Plus/Upper-intermediate level

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the learners will be able to:

Understanding the principles of project management, key concepts, processes, and methodologies of project management

Use PM tools and software such as Gantt charts, software, and other project management applications.

Plan and schedule projects, set objectives and milestones, allocate resources, and identify critical paths.

Identify, assess, and manage risks associated with projects.

Communicate effectively with stakeholders, team members, and other project participants.

Develop leadership skills necessary for leading project teams and managing team dynamics effectively

Manage project finances, including cost estimation, budget planning, and financial reporting.

Understand the importance of evaluating project outcomes and closing projects effectively