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QQI Project Management (6N4090)

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The programme is aimed at individuals who wish to develop their knowledge and competence in project management including those studying independently or working in organisations with responsibilities for managing projects or planning to become involved in managing projects in the future. The programme provides a solid introduction to main concepts and theories of project management as well as opportunities to learn individually and as a group about project management methods and tools.

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6 weeks, 09:00 AM - 03:45 PM

WMC

Western Management Centre Galway
  • Western Management Centre, Galway Business Park,
  • Dangan
  • Galway
  • Galway
  • H91 P78R
  • Ireland
  • €1,295.00 incl.
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Description

The course is aimed at individuals who wish to develop their knowledge and competence in project management including those studying independently or working in organisations with responsibilities for managing projects or planning tobecome involved in managing projects in the future. 

All learners who wish to enrol on a programme of study at WMC must satisfy the relevant minimum entry requirements for the programme and must be fluent in written and spoken English. Details of programme specific minimum requirements are available on the WMC website at www.wmcgalway.com 

Minimum class size is 6 and maximum is 15, with the first intake being in March 2022.  Learners will be supported through the provision of a company Learner Handbook, a guidance on Study Skills and course material.  Additional supports will be provided to learners when unexpected events occur, e.g. Bereavement, Illness etc. 

Course material: Course material will include a Course Handbook, specially prepared with the purpose and Learning Outcomes in mind.  The course tutor will prepare a Presentation and handouts as required to supplement the Course Handbook and respond to learners’ needs as the course progresses. Adult learning methodologies will include instruction, group discussion, case studies, journaling/reflection, quizzes/tests; teaching style will be facilitatory/inclusive of learners’ needs & experiences. 

Assessment: Learners will be expected to complete a Portfolio of Work (5 pieces) and an Assignment (Project Initiation Document) as well as meeting attendance requirements.  Total classroom commitment is 40 hours, with expectation that the learner will spend time in reflection in their workplace and assignment preparation.  There is no work placement element or work-based learning. Total anticipated time commitment is 150 hours. 

Learning Outcomes: By the end of this course, learners will be able to: understand key principles and concepts of project management, be familiar with project management processes and issues that need to be taken account of when planning, delivering, monitoring and controlling projects – small and large; be able to plan a project using learning and skills acquired and prepare a detailed project initiation document.  

Other education and training pathways: Learners will be eligible to access other further education opportunities provided by WMC or other further education and training pathways.  These could include accessing other QQI courses offered by WMC or by Education and Training Boards, other education/training institutions.  Specific QQI pathways forupskilling throughWMC include: Training Needs Identification and Design 6N3325, Training Delivery and Evaluation 6N3326, Supervisory Management 6N4329, Team Leadership 6N1948, Manual Handling Instruction 6N0233, Safety and Health at Work 5N1794. 

Prerequisites

All learners who wish to enrol on a programme of study at WMC must satisfy the relevant minimum entry requirements for the programme. Details of programme specific minimum requirements are available on the WMC website at www.wmcgalway.com and at https://wmcgalway.com/qa-manual/