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Course Description

This project risk management course, based on the Project Management Institute’s (PMI’s) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and The Standard for Risk Management in Portfolios, Programs, and Projects (2019), focuses on advanced concepts and special techniques for effective project risk management. First, you’ll explore the vital concepts and success factors of risk management and learn how to create a tailored risk management plan. Then, you’ll investigate a variety of methods to help you identify specific project risks, prioritize them, and quantify the potential outcomes and impacts of significant risks. Finally, you’ll learn to plan and implement appropriate risk responses in a controlled way to ensure successful achievement of your project’s objectives.

This course may be used toward educational prerequisites for attaining PMI certifications or toward professional development units (PDUs) to maintain certifications.

Note: Registration for this course closes two days before the course start date.

"PMBOK" is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Create a tailored risk management plan for a case- study project that covers all relevant organizational parameters and sources of uncertainty;
  • Develop a comprehensive list of project risks using a variety of different threat identification methods;
  • Analyze risks for a case- study project using best practice qualitative and quantitative methods to prioritize the risks, support decision-making, and estimate financial impact;
  • Plan appropriate risk responses based on recognized threat and opportunity management strategies;
  • Control project risks throughout the project life cycle in collaboration with the team and project stakeholders.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Project Risk Methods & Practices
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Mar 18, 2024 to Apr 28, 2024
Contact Hours
14.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $559.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 06, 2023 to Mar 28, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 06, 2023 to Mar 28, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Mar 29, 2024 to Apr 15, 2024
Required Software
Internet access
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extensions: 
One optional extension is available for purchase. This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials. 
To purchase an extension contact conedadvising@sait.ca a minimum of seven (7) days prior to the end date of your course. 

Section Title
Project Risk Methods & Practices
Type
Lecture - Online Synchronous
Days
T, Th
Time
8:00AM to 12:30PM
Dates
Mar 19, 2024 to Mar 28, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
14.0
Delivery Options
Virtual  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $559.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Sep 15, 2023 to Mar 15, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Sep 15, 2023 to Mar 15, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Mar 16, 2024 to Mar 19, 2024
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca.   

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Section Title
Project Risk Methods & Practices
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
May 27, 2024 to Jul 07, 2024
Contact Hours
14.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $559.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 06, 2023 to Jun 06, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 06, 2023 to Jun 06, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 07, 2024 to Jun 24, 2024
Required Software
Internet access
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extensions: 
One optional extension is available for purchase. This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials. 
To purchase an extension contact conedadvising@sait.ca a minimum of seven (7) days prior to the end date of your course. 

Section Title
Project Risk Methods & Practices
Type
Lecture - In Person
Days
M, T
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Jul 15, 2024 to Jul 16, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
14.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $559.00
Drop Request Deadline
Dec 08, 2023 to Jul 10, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Dec 08, 2023 to Jul 10, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 11, 2024 to Jul 15, 2024
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca.   

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Section Title
Project Risk Methods & Practices
Type
Lecture - In Person
Days
Th, F
Time
8:30AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Nov 07, 2024 to Nov 08, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
14.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $559.00
Drop Request Deadline
Feb 16, 2024 to Nov 03, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Feb 16, 2024 to Nov 03, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Nov 04, 2024 to Nov 07, 2024
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Access to a free online version of the PMBOK® Guide (Seventh Edition) is included for the duration of this course. You also have the option to buy a hard copy or e-book from your preferred vendor.

Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca.   

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

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