Project Risk Management

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.

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.

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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 (PMBOKĀ® Guide) on the first day of class.

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