Because even the best-planned projects deal with uncertainty, managing risk is a key component of successful project design. Starting with a brief review of project risk management concepts and processes, this course emphasizes practical solutions. Learn how to identify the risks that threaten projects and develop a risk management plan.
Project Risk Management
This course is available at the following time(s) and location(s):
Course seats are reserved for diploma students until approximately two weeks before the program start date. To take this course individually, click on Register or Join Waitlist below.
What will I learn?
After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:
- Demonstrate your understanding of how to identify project risks
- Demonstrate your understanding of how to assess risks early in a project
- Respond better to risks and opportunities, including mitigation and recovery planning
- Develop a broader set of tools for identifying, assessing, and mitigating project risks
How will I learn?
Expect to cover concepts through a combination of theory, best practices, real-world case studies, and networking opportunities. You'll participate in exercises, group discussions, case studies, and presentations. There will also be reading and take home-assignments.
How will I be evaluated?
You'll be evaluated on a pass/fail basis using a combination of in-class or take-home assignments, individual or group projects, participation, and attendance.
Textbooks and learning materials
If you are part of the diploma program, you will receive A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) on the first day of class.