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Cert Information Technology Project Management Springboard+ (SPA Level 7)

Certificate in Information Technology Project Management (SPA)

A year-long, online, Level 7 Certificate (Springboard+)

Why Study?: 

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 Modules: 

  • IT Project Management
  • Software Project Management
  • Work Based Project
  • IT Operations Management

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 Higher Certificate in Computing/Technology/Business or cognate area.

Recognition of Prior

Recognition of Prior Learning may be used to gain access to this programme in accordance with GMIT’s Recognition of Prior Learning policy.  RPL application is via the website.

Other Essential Information: 

How to Apply:

Applications are via the Springboard website


Start Date:

September 2020 (date to be advised)


Springboard+ Fees - FREE for those classified as unemployed.

The Springboard+ Fee for employed participants is €200.


Please Note

Free to Unemployed recipients (e.g. job-seekers, carers, one-parent families, etc.). For full list please see

For employed participants on courses of NFQ Level 7, 8 or 9, 90% of the course fee is paid by the HEA.  Participants will be liable for the remaining 10% fee. 

Fees will be due once a place has been accepted

Discipline: Computing

Location: Mayo

NFQ Level: 7

Category: Springboard/ICT Skills


Noreen Henry

Programme Chair



Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for employability, inclusion and learning 2014-2020

Places: 24

Programme Duration: One year

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