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. You will 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):

Campus Session(s) Instructor(s) Cost Seats available  
Surrey 1 Jan Kietzmann $430.00 27 Register
Surrey 1 Jan Kietzmann $430.00 35 Register

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?

Classes are held during the day, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, at SFU Surrey. You will work with a group of peers throughout the course and be able to share experiences, ideas and knowledge. Expect to cover concepts through a combination of theory, best practices, real-world case studies and networking opportunities. 

You are expected to participate in exercises, group discussions, case studies and presentations. There will also be reading and take-home assignments.

How will I be evaluated?

We evaluate this course on a pass/fail basis using a combination of in-class or take-home assignments, individual or group projects, participation and attendance. You must participate in discussions and activities and complete any assignments.

Textbooks and learning materials

To complete the Project Management Certificate program you will need to pass all 13 courses. You will also be expected to have read A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), 6th edition, which you can purchase through the PMI website. In this course, we will reference relevant chapters of the PMBOK® Guide.

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