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Course Description

Risk management is a process used to identify, assess, and analyze potential risks to an organization or project. As projects become more complex, managing risk is a essential for successful project design.

Students are introduced to key components and practices of risk management as it relates to project delivery. Learn techniques that help identify project risks, and how to assess the impact of a specific risk to a project. Cover different approaches to developing risk mitigation plans that respond to potential risks identified as part of the project management implementation.

Course Details

By the completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Recognize risk management concepts and how to analyze and mitigate risks
  • Analyze cross-functional capabilities and practices required for effective risk management based on current best practices
  • Identify risks that impact new projects and track how these evolve during the project life cycle
  • Use elements of risk and risk management techniques to create project management-related artifacts and documents based on current best practices
  • Examine risk mitigation tools and practices that can be used to address a list of risks identified within a specific project based on current best practices
  • Create a plan to mitigate or address a list of risks identified within a specific project using current risk management practices, mitigation tools, project management risk artifacts, templates

Topics of Instruction

  • Risk overview: elements of risk and risk management techniques
  • Risks through each project stage gate
  • Risk mitigation tools and practices
  • Risk logs and registers

Notes

We strongly recommend students complete the 100-level PMF courses first.

Formerly: BMC 345 Managing Risk in Projects

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Type
Online Synchronous
Days
F, Sa
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Jul 19, 2024 to Jul 20, 2024
Schedule and Location
Hours
15.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $499.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge and the Standard for Project Management
Edition: 7 (August 2021)
Publisher: Project Management Institute
ISBN-10: 1628256648
ISBN-13: 978-1628256642

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

Students will require access to a computer with the required software, Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system, and Zoom web conferencing software. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online Synchronous
Days
F
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Oct 25, 2024 to Nov 01, 2024
Schedule and Location
Hours
15.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $499.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge and the Standard for Project Management
Edition: 7 (August 2021)
Publisher: Project Management Institute
ISBN-10: 1628256648
ISBN-13: 978-1628256642

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

Students will require access to a computer with the required software, Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system, and Zoom web conferencing software. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online Asynchronous
Days
Sa
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Feb 08, 2025 to Feb 15, 2025
Schedule and Location
Hours
15.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $499.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge and the Standard for Project Management
Edition: 7 (August 2021)
Publisher: Project Management Institute
ISBN-10: 1628256648
ISBN-13: 978-1628256642

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

Students will require access to a computer with the required software, Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system, and Zoom web conferencing software. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online Synchronous
Days
M, W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Apr 28, 2025 to May 12, 2025
Schedule and Location
Hours
15.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $499.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge and the Standard for Project Management
Edition: 7 (August 2021)
Publisher: Project Management Institute
ISBN-10: 1628256648
ISBN-13: 978-1628256642

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

Students will require access to a computer with the required software, Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system, and Zoom web conferencing software. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online Synchronous
Days
Th, F
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Jul 17, 2025 to Jul 18, 2025
Schedule and Location
Hours
15.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $499.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge and the Standard for Project Management
Edition: 7 (August 2021)
Publisher: Project Management Institute
ISBN-10: 1628256648
ISBN-13: 978-1628256642

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

Students will require access to a computer with the required software, Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system, and Zoom web conferencing software. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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