University of Limerick, Centre for Project Management

Introduction

UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK

The University of Limerick (UL) is an independent, internationally focused university with a proud record of innovation in education and excellence in research and scholarship.

We take great pride in attracting students who are seeking a supportive learning environment to help nurture and achieve their personal and professional dreams. UL graduates have a record of high employability and the University has close working relationships with industry, from undergraduate to postdoctoral level. Our vision is to offer students an academic environment that supports intellectual growth and personal development and is characterised by principles of fairness, equity and integrity.

CENTRE FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT

One of the world’s first Centres of Excellence specialising in project management education, training and research, UL CPM is the only centre of its type in Ireland.

The Centre for Project Management is situated within the Kemmy Business School at the University of Limerick. Established in 1992, it is one of the world’s first Centres of Excellence that specialises in project management education, training and research.

Our programmes are designed to develop comprehensive business knowledge and skills to conceive, plan, implement and complete projects successfully. The Centre has led the development of alternative methods of study that fit changing lifestyles and meet the needs of different business sectors.

The CPM’s particular mission is to transform project management expertise into viable practical solutions for the operational benefit of organisations and companies.

LECTURERS

Experienced lecturers at the forefront of their fields.

CPM courses explore the discipline of project management from both academic and practitioner perspectives, with experienced lecturers at the forefront of their fields. Our lecturers work in collaboration with industry-leading project and programme managers to ensure learners are exposed to the latest and most relevant industry cases and course content.

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ONLINE MSC IN PROJECT & PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT

Online Part time 2 years February 2017 Ireland Limerick

2 Years. Part-time. 100% Online. The University of Limerick Online Masters in Project & Programme Management delivers industry-relevant content and best-practice techniques in a flexible format to accommodate busy schedules. [+]

Online Masters in Project & Programme Management University of Limerick, Centre for Project Management PMI GAC & Masters Accreditation We are one of only seven PMI GAC-accredited programmes in Europe and the only one in Ireland. Students who complete this Masters acquire an internationally recognised PMI GAC-accredited level 9 University of Limerick degree and more than enough credits to apply for PMP qualification with the PMI. 2 Years. Part-time. 100% Online. The University of Limerick Online Masters in Project & Programme Management delivers industry-relevant content and best-practice techniques in a flexible format to accommodate busy schedules. Advanced PM Capabilities This Masters course develops the complete range of project management skills and knowledge, from proven techniques for managing scope, time, cost and risk through to broader areas like leadership, contract management, stakeholder engagement and more. An innovative and challenging course, it will strengthen your strategic thinking and capability to lead large-scale projects and programmes. Developed with flexibility in mind, our online delivery model fits your busy schedule by letting you decide when and where to complete your coursework. The fully online approach enables you to interact and collaborate with peers and lecturers around the world, gaining insights and opinions from a diversity of business environments and cultures, all without leaving your desk. Learn Today, Apply Tomorrow Put proven theory into real-time practice with industry-relevant lessons you can apply immediately to your current role. Course content is developed in collaboration with industry-leading project and programme managers and is designed to give you the practical skills and best-practice understanding needed to succeed in any business sector today. Wider Business Skills Today’s successful project managers can’t rely solely on tools and techniques. They require an understanding of project leadership, governance, international relations, commercial impact and more. This course explores these broad knowledge areas from both academic and practitioner perspectives, with experienced lecturers at the forefront of their fields. People Management Skills To manage projects is to manage people and facilitate progress, an element often overlooked on project management courses. The interactive and collaborative structure of this course helps you develop the softer skills necessary for effective communication, engagement and direction of the various people you’ll be working with, virtually or in person, around the world. Who is this Masters for? Today’s businesses are becoming increasingly project-based, with growing needs for relevant skills and qualified people. Our online Masters in Project & Programme Management draws students from around the world, across multiple business sectors. Mid-Senior Project Managers If you’re in a mid to senior project management role, this Masters will develop your strategic thinking capability and broaden your business knowledge; a requirement for successful project leadership. Expand your ability to lead larger scale projects and programmes and facilitate your move to more senior, strategic roles. “The diversity of topics covered in the modules along with the important fact that they include programme and portfolio management, not just project management, was impressive to me.” Raymond Poole Founder of PM Summit, Managing Director of PMIS Ltd. Working in a Project-Based World Today’s work environments are becoming increasingly project-based, driving the demand for project management capability across all sectors and roles. This Masters programme teaches best practice PM skills and techniques that will complement existing job functions and expertise to help deliver greater work outcomes and widen career opportunities. “I do not hold a dedicated Project Manager role, but have found that completing a project management qualification has provided invaluable understanding, knowledge and expertise to allow me to apply many principles from PM methodologies to my every day role.” Lloyd Harnett Director of Revenue and IT, Adare Manor Career Progression Whether you’re looking to advance to programme manager or simply strengthen and expand your project management skills, our online Masters provides the right blend of industry-relevant content and practical skills to get you there.   Senior-Level Strategy Successful programme and senior project managers must be able to assess the potential impact of programme decisions across their organisation. Through this Masters, you’ll develop the ability to assess and influence good decisions, facilitating your move into more senior, strategic roles. Specialist to Project Manager Many of our students find themselves moving from a specialist technical role to a more dedicated project management position. This course helps address the challenges of such a move, providing a different perspective on projects and what it takes to lead and motivate others. Cross-Industry Capabilities All industries are becoming increasingly competitive, which accelerates the need for best-practice project management. This course gives you the skills to successfully manage projects regardless of sector, opening up wider career opportunities for your future. [-]

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Discover what Aidan Cafferky, Mechanical Engineer, learnt from the course

See how Lloyd Harnett, Revenue & IT Manager, benefited from the course

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Plassey, Limerick, Ireland
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