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Project Risk Management




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Course level: Graduate

This course applies risk management concepts to project execution and its organizational objectives. Students will create contingency plans for a project and its organization. Other topics include risk identification, qualitative analysis, quantitative analysis, response planning, monitoring & control, and proactive planning.


This graduate level course requires proof of completion of a Bachelor's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Week 1

  • Explain the framework for risk identification.
  • Describe fault tree and event tree risk identification techniques.
  • Determine project risks.
  • Identify elements used in documenting project risks.

Week 2

  • Evaluate risk scope and severity using qualitative analysis.
  • Perform an overall risk assessment using a risk matrix.

Week 3

  • Calculate project risk factors.
  • Quantify the risk matrix in terms of cost, schedule, and performance.
  • Prioritize risk factors.

Week 4

  • Determine project risk management procedures.
  • Determine responses to potential risks.
  • Create risk action plans.

Week 5

  • Determine risk monitoring procedures and their links to other processes.
  • Analyze project risk reporting requirements.

Week 6

  • Determine measures that can be used to mitigate risks.
  • Devise a project risk management plan.
  • Assess real-world risk management applications.


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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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