Certificate in Information Technology Project Management (Certificate in Information Technology Project Management)

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (TBC)
Key Programme Details
Award

Special Purpose Award

NFQ Level

Level 7 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Online

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

20

Department

School of Business

General Information
Contact

Noreen Henry

Email

Noreen.Henry@gmit.ie

Phone

0949043245

Address

Lifelong Learning Dept
GMIT Mayo Campus,
Old Westport Rd.,
Castlebar,
Co. Mayo
F23 X853

Role

Programme coordinator

Important Dates
Application Deadline

14/09/2020

Start Date

21/09/2020

End Date

28/05/2021

About this Course

The aim of the Certificate in IT Project Management is to upskill IT practitioners in current best practices of project and operations management in line with industry best practices including PRINCE2 (Project IN Controlled Environment) and ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) and Agile Scrum.

Programme Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this programme, participants will be able to:

1. Manage an IT project from concept to closure.
2. Select and apply of the most appropriate project management methodology and practices to a given situation.
3. Produce professional standard project management deliverable.
4. Apply Microsoft Project as a project management tool.
5. Apply the skills, knowledge and competencies in a real environment.

Entry Requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a level 6 major award or equivalent.
Students will have to meet the entry requirements as indicated in GMIT’s Academic Code of Practice No. 4
(Access,Transfer and Progression), at any given time.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) can be used as a means to gain entry to the programme, or gain exemptions in
accordance with Code of Practice No. 6(Policy and Procedures for the Recognition of Prior Learning). Prior learning can
be certified or experiential, and will be assessed in accordance with the code.


Applicants for whom English is not their first language are recommended to have a minimum score of 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in each component) in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent.



Long Description

The aim of the Certificate in IT Project Management is to upskill IT practitioners in current best practices of project and operations management in line with industry best practices including PRINCE2 (Project IN Controlled Environment) and ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) and Agile Scrum.

Programme Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this programme, participants will be able to:

1. Manage an IT project from concept to closure.
2. Select and apply of the most appropriate project management methodology and practices to a given situation.
3. Produce professional standard project management deliverable.
4. Apply Microsoft Project as a project management tool.
5. Apply the skills, knowledge and competencies in a real environment.

Timetable Info

Online delivery.

Delivery Notes

Online

Admissions Contact Details
Contact Person

Peter Butler

Address

Graduate Studies & Professional Development
Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
Dublin Road
Galway

Phone

085 805 3691 from 09:00 to 17:00, Monday to Friday

Email

springboard@gmit.ie

Application Procedures

NOTE: The course is now closed for applications. GMIT has applied for it to be funded again in 2021.. If the application is successful the course will reopen for application on www.springboardcourses.ie in May/ June.