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Construction Project Management (Special Purpose Award, Level 6)

Programme Aims

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).


The topics covered will 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

Entry Requirement

Minimum entry requirements are Grade OD3 or higher in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate. Knowledge of building design and construction is also desirable.


No examinations. Continuous assessment exercises will be set during the programme.


10 Weeks, 3 hours per week (online)


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

How to Apply

Applicants must apply for these programmes on the Springboard Website, using the following link:
Certificate in Construction Project Management (Online)

“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.”

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