Risk Management for Project Professionals

The Complete Project Management Risk Course. Get certified and develop actionable risk management skills.
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  • Lectures 45
  • Length 8.5 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2015 English

Course Description

This course on Risk Management is designed to meet the requirements of project professionals and of those of you who are interested in taking the PMI Certification exams such us Risk management professional.

The focus of this course is on developing skills and for this reason practice materials cover at least 15 hours of exercise and work on risk management tools and techniques, risk management documents and risk response.

This course on Risk Management for Project Professionals includes more than 7 hours of video materials on:

  1. Project management (overview)
  2. Project risk management
  3. Plan risk management
  4. Identify risks
  5. Qualitative risk analysis
  6. Quantitative risk analysis
  7. Plan risk response, and
  8. Risk Control

After each video lecture you will have a practical activity. You will receive instructions for each exercise and, if needed, templates. This is your investment in your risk management actionable skills.

And, After each section you will have a quiz that will reinforce your knowledge on risk management and its tools and techniques.

All instructional activities will earn you a total of 24 PDUs necessary for PMI certification and credential maintenance if you already are a certified PMI Risk Management Professional or Project Management Professional.

If you are a project professional and you want to improve your risk management skills, this course is for you. If you are an entrepreneur, a student, a manager or, you just want to learn and develop risk management skills, this course is for you.

You will learn how to manage successfully threats and opportunities in your projects.

What are the requirements?

  • Read about projects, project management, project life cycle, organizational project management, project scope, project schedule, project costs, project quality, project human resources and project comunications

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand project risk management
  • Plan project risk management
  • Identify project risks
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative project risk analisys
  • Plan project risk response
  • Control project risks

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for you if you are a project worker with or without formal project management training. You will improve or gain a project risk management skills.
  • This course is for you if you are an entrepreneur, a manager, a volunteer or an innovator. Effective risk management will secure your profit, will help you manage with confidence, make you a valuable resource and help you give life to your next new brilliant idea.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to the course
05:59

A warm welcome to students of Risk Management for Project Professionals

01:07

Advice on using Udemy for this course.

04:18

Present the learning method of the Risk Management for Project Professionals course.

06:18

Present the general framework of the Project Management course and specific interactions.

04:08

Exercises, templates and best practices for all the practical work intended in the course.

93 pages

Student WorkBook (pdf)

4 questions

Understanding project risk management.

Section 2: Project Management (Overview)
16:27

Provide a brief introduction in project management, defining:

  • projects
  • project management
  • project life cycle
  • project phases
  • project processes
  • project knowledge areas

Make the connections with project risk management and encourage participants to build on their project idea

09:42

Provide an overview of the most relevant inputs, tools and techniques and outputs for the following knowledge areas:

  • Project Integration Management
Guide participants using templates and specific tools and techniques to the realization of at least the outline of the
  • Project charter
  • Project management plan
These documents will give the necessary minimum development of the project idea.
10:28

Provide an overview of the most relevant inputs, tools and techniques and outputs for the following knowledge areas:

  • Project Scope Management

Guide participants using templates and specific tools and techniques to the realisation of at least the outlines of the

  • Project management plan
  • Change request
  • Project scope statement
  • WBS

These documents will give the necessary minimum development of the project idea.

16:26

Provide an overview of the most relevant inputs, tools and techniques and outputs for the following knowledge areas:

  • Project Time Management

Guide participants using templates and specific tools and techniques to the realisation of at least the outlinesof the

  • Project Schedule

These documents will give the necessary minimum development of the project idea.

07:45

Provide an overview of the most relevant inputs, tools and techniques and outputs for the following knowledge areas:

  • Project Cost Management

Guide participants using templates and specific tools and techniques to the realisation of at least the outlinesof the

  • Project Budget

These documents will give the necessary minimum development of the project idea.

10:20

Provide an overview of the most relevant inputs, tools and techniques and outputs for the following knowledge areas:

  • Project Quality Management

Guide participants using templates and specific tools and techniques to the realisation of at least the outlinesof the

  • Plan Quality Management

These documents will give the necessary minimum development of the project idea.

08:04

Provide an overview of the most relevant inputs, tools and techniques and outputs for the following knowledge areas:

  • Project Human Resources Management

Guide participants using templates and specific tools and techniques to the realisation of at least the outlinesof the

  • Project human resource plan

These documents will give the necessary minimum development of the project idea.

07:15

Provide an overview of the most relevant inputs, tools and techniques and outputs for the following knowledge areas:

  • Project Communications Management

Guide participants using templates and specific tools and techniques to the realisation of at least the outlinesof the

  • Project communications plan

These documents will give the necessary minimum development of the project idea

12:38

Provide an overview of the most relevant inputs, tools and techniques and outputs for the following knowledge areas:

  • Project Procurement Management

Guide participants using templates and specific tools and techniques to the realisation of at least the outlinesof the

  • Conduct Procurements

These documents will give the necessary minimum development of the project idea.

08:28

Provide an overview of the most relevant inputs, tools and techniques and outputs for the following knowledge areas:

  • Project Stakeholder Management

Guide participants using templates and specific tools and techniques to the realisation of at least the outlinesof the

  • Identify Stakeholders

These documents will give the necessary minimum development of the project idea.

12 questions

Understanding projects and project management

Section 3: Project Risk Management
14:23

Define Project Risk, risk attitudes and risk response. Differentiate between risks, causes and effects.

09:53

An overview of Project Risk Management:

  • Plan Risk Management
  • Identify Risks
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Control Risks

You will learn the specific risk management templates and refresh work technique for effective learning and skill transfer.

8 questions

Understanding Project Risk Management

Section 4: Plan Risk Management
14:21

Present the process and the overview of inputs, tools and techniques and outputs.

Present the benefits of planning risk management over the project life cycle

18:55

Present and explain the plan risk management inputs:

  • Project management plan
  • Project charter
  • Stakeholder register
  • Enterprise environmental factors
  • Organizational process assets

Discuss the use of such inputs in tools and techniques that will realise predicted output

11:41

Present and explain Plan Risk Management: Tools and Techniques:

  • Analytical techniques
  • Expert judgment
  • Meetings

Preview the tools and techniques as part of the Plan Risk Management Process.

19:36

Present and discuss plan risk structure and content:

  • Methodology
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Budgeting
  • Timing
  • Risk categories
  • Definitions of risk probability and impact
  • Probability and impact matrix
  • Revised stakeholders’ tolerances
  • Reporting formats
  • Tracking

Facilitate practice of project risk management plan by integrating all previous work.

8 questions

Plan Project Risk Management

Section 5: Identify Risks
13:33

Present and discuss Identify Project Risks as the process of determining which risks may affect the project and documenting their characteristics.

Present and discuss the key benefits of Project Risk Identification Process.

11:36

Present and discuss the an overview of the inputs to the process of Risk Identification:

  • Risk management plan
  • Cost management plan
  • Schedule management plan
  • Quality management plan
  • Human resource management plan
  • Scope baseline
  • Activity cost estimates
  • Activity duration estimates
  • Stakeholder register
  • Project documents
  • Procurement documents
  • Enterprise environmental factors
  • Organizational process assets

Practice on identification of key participants for risk identification, process iteration and risk statement

11:35

Present and discuss tools and techniques for Risk Identification:

  • Documentation reviews
  • Information gathering techniques
  • Checklist analysis
  • Assumptions analysis
  • Diagramming techniques
  • SWOT analysis
  • Expert judgment
09:45

Present and discuss the Risk Register structure and content as output of Identify Risks process:

  • List of identified risks
  • List of potential responses
8 questions

Identify Project Risks

Section 6: Qualitative Analysis of Project Risks
10:13

Present and discuss the overview of the Qualitative Analysis of Project Risks process. Present and discuss the key benefits of Qualitative Analysis of Project Risk Process.

07:02

Present and discuss the inputs to Qualitative Analysis of Project Risks process and the specific relevance for this process:

  • Risk management plan
  • Scope baseline
  • Risk register
  • Enterprise environmental factors
  • Organizational process assets
16:49
  • Risk probability and impact assessment
  • Probability and impact matrix
  • Risk data quality assessment
  • Risk categorization
  • Risk urgency assessment
  • Expert judgment
06:47

Present and discuss the necessary Project Documents Updates resulted from Qualitative Risk Analysis:

  • Risk register updates
  • Assumptions log updates
  • Practice project Document Updates.
7 questions

Perform Project Risks Analysis

Section 7: Quantitative Analysis of Project Risks
07:05

Present and discuss the Quantitative Risk Analysis process and the specific benefits in terms of decision making. Introduce main tools and techniques.

10:27

Present and discuss the inputs to Perform Qualitative Analysis of Project Risks process:

  • Risk management plan
  • Cost management plan
  • Schedule management plan
  • Risk register
  • Enterprise environmental factors
  • Organizational process assets
16:37

Data Gathering and Representation Techniques

  • Interviewing
  • Probability distributions

Quantitative Risk Analysis and Modeling Techniques

  • Sensitivity analysis
  • Expected monetary value analysis
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Expert judgment
07:24

Present, discuss and practice Project Documents Updates resulted from Qualitative Analysis of Project Risks:

  • Probabilistic analysis of the project
  • Probability of achieving cost and time objectives
  • Prioritized list of quantified risks
  • Trends in quantitative risk analysis results
7 questions

Perform Project Risk Analysis

Section 8: Risk Response
08:04

Provide an overview of the Plan Risk Response Process and of the benefits of applying the specific tools and techniques.

08:42

Present and discuss inputs to Plan Risk Response process:

  • Risk management plan
  • Risk register

Practice the specific use of referred inputs to the process.

14:49

Present and discuss tools and techniques of Plan Risk Response process:

  • Strategies for Negative Risks or Threats
  • Strategies for Positive Risks or Opportunities
  • Contingent Response Strategies
  • Expert Judgment
05:33

Present, discuss and practice Project Management Plan Updates and Project Documents Updates.

9 questions

Plan Project Risk Response

Section 9: Risk Control
08:06

Present and discuss Risk Control Process in implementing risk response plans, tracking identified risks, monitoring residual risks, identifying new risks, and evaluating risk process effectiveness and the process.

To determine if:

  • Project assumptions are still valid,
  • Analysis shows an assessed risk has changed or can be retired,
  • Risk management policies and procedures are being followed, and
  • Contingency reserves for cost or schedule should be modified in alignment with the current risk assessment.
06:40

Present and discuss inputs to Risk Control process:

  • Project management plan
  • Risk register
  • Work performance data
  • Work performance reports
15:10

Present and discuss Risk Control Tools and Techniques:

  • Risk reassessment
  • Risk audits
  • Variance and trend analysis
  • Technical performance measurement
  • Reserve analysis
  • Meetings
07:03

Present and discuss outputs of Risk Control process:

  • Work performance information
  • Change requests
  • Project management plan updates
  • Project documents updates
  • Organizational process assets updates
6 questions

Control Project Risks

Section 10: Conclusion
05:32

A revision of the risk management processes and aquired skills.

00:32

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Instructor Biography

Sorin Dumitrascu, Management trainer

Before Udemy, Sorin developed and delivered more than 20 courses on management, project management, computer literacy, human resources, career development, soft skills for employees and even corrections incidents management.

Currently working as a prison service consultant, he is a certified trainer and project manager, holding a master degree in International Relations and Policy Making and a bachelor degree in Law and Public Administration.

Sorin coordinated during the last 10 years projects in the areas of rule of law, regional development and human resources.

He has more than 10 years of middle/senior managerial experience within the civil service (justice, corrections, internal affairs, training), private sector (project management, consultancy, training) and NGO (industrial relations, rural development).

Sorin is also a certified International Computer Driving License (ICDL) tester and trainer for the United Nations Peacekeeping Missions, certified Human Resource Professional and a Public Manager (professional degree).

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