Project Management (Level 6)

Project management has emerged as a standalone profession. The Project Management Institute predict that demand for Project Managers will outstrip supply over the next 10 years. By 2027, globally, employers will need 87.7 million individuals working in project management-oriented roles.

Project Management is a function used in many business sectors either for a one-off project or as an ongoing activity. Project Managers plan and organise an organisation’s staff, financial and technological resources to progress a specific project or event to completion.

This course will provide learners with an introduction to the key project management skills, tools and techniques that are utilised to successfully initiate, run, and close projects of all types.

  • QQI Advanced Certificate in Business (6M4985) – NFQ Level 6
  • Certification Awarding Body: QQI
  • Award Title: Advanced Certificate in Business
  • Award Code: 6M4985
  • Level: 6 – Further Education & Training

Please note the above course descriptor is subject to change.

  • QQI Level 5 Qualification or equivalent
  • Appropriate Work Experience

Mature applicants who have relevant experience and may not meet the above requirements are
welcome to apply.

All applicants will be invited to an Applicant Information Meeting.

  • Project Management – Level 6
  • Business Management – Level 6
  • Business Law – Level 6
  • Financial Reporting – Level 6
  • Spreadsheets – Level 6
  • Marketing Management – Level 6
  • Communications – Level 6
  • Work Experience – Level 6

Disclaimer: The college  reserves the right to make any alterations to any programme as might be required. Where there is insufficient enrolment a course may be cancelled.

For information on all relevant higher education links visit , and the websites of the relevant higher education institutions. Intending applicants are advised at all times to confirm linked awards, any additional module requirements, applications processes and scoring systems with the Admission Offices of the participating Higher Education Institutions or visit

Full-time Courses:

  • IADT Dun Laoghaire – BBus (Ord)Entrepreneurship – DL701
  • IADT Dun Laoghaire – BBus (Hons) Entrepreneurship & Management – DL823
  • Students may apply for entry into Year 2 of the Business Degree Course (subject to interview)
  • NCI – BA (Hons) Business – NC009
  • UCD – B Business & Law – DN610 (require LCE Maths O2/H6)
  • TU Dublin – Higher Certificate in Marketing – TU 783
  • TU Dublin – BBus Marketing – TU 783
  • TU Dublin – BBus (Hons) Marketing Management- TU 923
  • Students may apply for entry into Year Two of the above courses, interview required.
  • South East Technology University (SETU) – Ballsbridge College has a progression agreement with SETU linking this course’s QQI award (6M4985) to a range of WIT degrees.
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Part-time Courses:

Graduates may apply for part-time Management, Accounting and Finance degree programmes in TU Dublin.

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