PMBOK® Guide 6th Ed. Focus: Planning for Risk Management

Risk happens on all projects, and how risk is managed can make or break any project. This course focuses on Risk Management strategies across all project types. How to plan for risk and work with your team to determine categories of risk and how you will classify them is the first best step. From there the course will cover identification process through the control functions of reassessment and audits. Regardless of experience or credentials, if you need to stop putting out fires and start managing risk effectively on your projects, this course is for you.

4 Professional Development Units (4 PDUs)

Instructor: Ashley Hunt

PMP® Introduction

What You Get

Stormwind’s EPIC Live courses provide 24×7 access, work-friendly 2-hour sessions with the best instructors in the business, and cinema-quality content to help students stay engaged. Included Materials:

  • Access to multiple LIVE class events, for up to a year or more
  • Instant Replay – On Demand HD video recordings of the Live Sessions
  • 1:1 Mentoring
  • Student Guide

BONUS MATERIAL: This course includes downloadable job aids: re-usable document templates, including a Risk Management Plan Template and Risk Register Template with formulas for probability and impact built in, which can be used immediately by students in their day-to-day work, saving them time and helping them directly apply what was learned in class.

Skills Learned

Students will learn:

  • How to determine your organizations’ risk thresholds and determine scoring for probability and impact
  • Risk identification techniques, the pros and cons
  • Creation and maintenance of a risk register
  • Contingency reserves and how to ask for them
  • Risk response categories and register updating

Who Should Attend This Course

This course is designed for project managers who would like to improve their skills and gain a deeper understanding of how to effictively manage project risk. Project managers holding the PMP® or CAPM® certification will benefit from the skills taught in this class and will increase their knowledge level beyond what was covered in their certification prep class. Project management professionals can earn 4 PDUs toward CAPM® or PMP® certification, or may apply the PDU credit toward the Technical Skills continuing education requirement for certification maintenance.

Prerequisites

None. Some project management experience is highly recommended.

PMI®, PMBOK®, PMP® and CAPM® are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.