Course Description

Online Diploma in Project Management

Dublin Business School (DBS)

Project Management is of growing importance to organisations because it deals effectively with the management of change. Organisations are beginning to realise that the traditional form of management cannot deal with the dynamics and resulting chaos of the modern economic, social and business environment. Project management is a method for organisations to achieve profitability targets, but just as significantly; it is a ‘culture’ that will assist most people to improve their personal performance.

A high level of project failures worldwide, many of which could be avoided if proper methodologies and tools were used.

Our Online Diploma in Project Management is applicable to all industries and sectors, and also for large and small companies. Students can be either practising project managers, prospective project managers or other busy professionals who feel that a knowledge of project management will be beneficial for their career development. Project management is a ‘culture’ that will assist most people to improve their personal performance.

Programme Aims and Objectives

Students who complete our Online Diploma in Project Management should be able to:

  • Explain the characteristics of organisational approaches to project management
  • Understand the core competencies required to make an effective project manager including communication, leadership, motivation, negotiation and team building skills
  • Understand the concepts of stakeholders, success criteria and critical success factors in the context of projects
  • Evaluate the importance of effective management of the project life cycle
  • Be able to apply methods, tools and techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling projects and for managing risk
  • Create a project plan
  • Understand the various roles and the importance of the project office.


To be awarded the DBS Online Diploma in Project Management, a student will be required to complete an individual and a group written assignment (100%).

DBS Online Diploma students can avail of facilities to assist them in every aspect of their studies, please see below for more details.

DBS Student Facilities

Online Learning Environment – is an eLearning system designed to provide you with a range of course material, interactive education sessions, and is home to your virtual online classroom which will enhance and support your learning experience within DBS.

DBS Online Library – The Online Library provides a programme of introductory videos and virtual classroom sessions in the areas of Library resources, essay writing skills, avoiding plagiarism and referencing to assist you in your studies. These will be facilitated through the DBS Online Learning Environment prior to your commencement on the Diploma programme.

DBS Virtual Community of Learners – You will become part of DBS Online’s Virtual Community of Learners where you can network and share with your fellow online students.

College Name Dublin Business School (DBS)
Course Category Business, Project Management
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification Diploma
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Co. Dublin
Delivery mode Elearning
Course Fee €1,500.
Course Times Online delivery - 1 online class per week on Wednesday, start time 7.30pm (TBC) - 1 weekly podcast - 1 online clinic with lecturer for questions and queries
Entry Requirements 12 weeks
Career Path Project management provides a diverse range of interesting and rewarding career options. It encompasses a highly versatile and valued skill set that can be applied across all major economic sectors from the arts, financial services, engineering, ICT, life sciences to construction.
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