Certificate in Fundamentals of Project Management

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Certificate in Fundamentals of Project Management

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Aim of Programme

Aim of Programme

This certificate programme provides an overview of established project management methodologies, Waterfall (PMBok) and Agile, will also be provided. The programme provides the requisite project management education needed to apply for both the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and the Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications with the Project Management Institute (PMI).


  • 6
    NFQ Level
  • 20

Programme Content

Programme Content

  • Organisational context: strategy, structure, and culture

  • Project selection and portfolio management

  • Leadership and the project manager 

  • Scope management 

  • Project team building, conflict, and negotiation

  • Risk management

  • Cost estimation and budgeting

  • Project scheduling: networks

  • Duration estimation and critical path

  • Project scheduling: lagging, crashing, and activity networks,

  • Resource management

  • Project closeout and termination

Delivery Method

Delivery Method

This programme will be delivered online during the semesters on Wednesdays from 7pm – 9pm.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

Mature applicant or Grade O6 at ordinary level in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate examinations. Two of these subjects must be mathematics and a language (English or Irish). Or Any QQI level 5 qualification is acceptable or Recognition of Prior Learning.




Student Induction Sessions will take place in AIT on Friday 18th September 2020 6.00pm to 9.00pm, Saturday 19th September 2020, 9.30am to 12.30pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm. All registered students must attend one session, and you will be advised of your session when your application is processed.

All current regulations and public health guidelines in relation to social distancing will be in place at these sessions.



1 year: 24 weeks

Wednesday Online 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Programme Fee



Wednesday 23 September 2020, 7 pm


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