PM² Essentials Training – October 15 2024

PM² will be held in Agile on Tuesday October 15.

Who is this course for?

This one-day course is for all staff who wish to develop an understanding of project management. Specifically, this PM² Essentials course will cover the key concepts of the PM² methodology, including the what, when, who and how of the PM² life cycle. The training will also outline governance, mindsets, key templates, and processes as they relate to the PM² methodology.

PM² Project Management Methodology

The purpose of PM² is to enable project managers to deliver solutions and benefits to their organisations by effectively managing the lifecycle of their projects. You can read more about PM² methodology here.

PM² is being adopted as the project management methodology across UCD. This approach intends  to standardise a project management methodology  across the university,  so that, at an enterprise level, we  have a defined, consistent way of working on projects. The process of adopting this methodology is being supported by UCD Agile.

How long is this course?
This course is 7 hours in duration.

What topics will be covered?

  • Introduction to projects, programs, portfolios and PM methodologies
  • The PM² focus on outputs, outcomes and business implementation
  • The PM² Governance model and its roles & responsibilities
  • The PM² Mindsets
  • The PM² Project lifecycle – Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitor & Control, Closing
  • PM² management processes, key tools, core techniques
  • Key PM² templates
  • The four PM² Logs and the Stakeholder Matrix
  • PM² Essentials Certification – tips and tricks. Examples of exam questions are presented, and answers discussed.

Do I need to prepare anything before or after the session?
There are no formal prerequisites to booking or attending PM² Essentials training.

Participants if they wish can undertake the ‘PM² Essentials, Project Management Methodology’ e-learning module prior to their attendance at the in-person PM² training session. This module, which takes about 90 minutes to complete, is available on the EU Academy e-learning platform. You can access the e-learning module here: (opens in a new window)PM C1 – PM² Essentials, Project Management Methodology (registration required).

This will be an all day session from 9:30 – 4:30 and will cover all PM² essentials.

Booking is open to individuals who have not previously completed PM² essentials training


Book on Infohub to register your interest.


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