Objectives and Intended Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Define risk and explain how it can impact a project
  • Identify the components of the risk management plan, risk register, and risk report and their relationship to the project management plan
  • Describe the techniques involved in risk identification and analysis
  • Explain how the probability and impact of risk can be assessed and how risk events can be prioritized
  • Recognize the difference between qualitative risk analysis and quantitative risk analysis and explain when either or both should be used
  • Recognize the difference between individual project risks and overall project risks and describe how to respond to each
  • Describe how to make project decisions when outcomes are complex and are affected by uncertainty
  • Explain how risk planning, risk analysis, risk response planning, and risk monitoring and controlling are related
  • Employ various strategies to respond to positive and negative risks
  • Explain the Monitor Risks process and recognize that risks must be monitored throughout the project life cycle

​Target Audience

This course is designed for adult learners with some project management experience.

Description

This course was designed as a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapter 11 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition. In this course, you will define the core elements of risk management, including the risk register and risk report. You will also understand how different types of risks are identified, analyzed, prioritized, tracked, and quantified in order to complete project activities on budget and on schedule.

This course aligns with the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition. (The PMBOK® Guide is not included in the cost of this course and must be purchased separately.)

Taking advantage of online interactivity, the course contains a vocabulary game, flashcards, and other activities to help you master the material.


OnDemand
ONLINE COURSE

Independent Learning
Key Online CEUs, Contact Hours, Accredited

NIGP is authorized by IACET to offer CEU Credits for this program. To learn more about IACET and CEU Credits, visit www.iacet.org.  

The instructor has no proprietary interest in the development or marketing of this seminar and no financial interest in NIGP.

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