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Introduction to Project Risk Management is a Course

Introduction to Project Risk Management


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Full course description




5-6 Hours






What you'll learn:

Learners will be introduced to project risk and be introduced to a variety of environments that each contribute their own sorts of project risks.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this course, successful learners will be able to:

  • Define project risks
  • Describe some common ways that risk impacts projects
  • Describe why risk management benefits projects

What you'll do:

View lecture videos, annotate accompanying book chapters, complete activities and submit the final quiz.

Who this course is designed for:

Anyone interested in learning about Project Risk Management.

Required Materials:

Lavanya, N. & Malarvizhi, T. (2008). Risk analysis and management: a vital key to effective project management. Paper presented at PMI® Global Congress 2008—Asia Pacific, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Newtown Square, PA: Project Management Institute.

Aladağ H. & Işik, Z. (2020). The effect of stakeholder-associated risks in mega-engineering projects: A case study of a PPP airport project. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. 67(1). doi: 10.1109/TEM.2018.2866269.


Meet the instructor

Matthew Rodgers - Instructor

Matthew Rodgers is an Instructor for Leadership and Interdisciplinary Studies at Arizona State University. His academic interests are varied and include South American literature, contemporary film studies, postmodernism, organizational studies and leadership, and design. In his free time, he enjoys building websites, Jack Russell Terriers, and creating engaging learning environments. He also likes talking to students. Reach out to him anytime via @profrodgers on Twitter.

Jennifer Chandler - Senior Lecturer

Jennifer L. S. Chandler, Ph.D. is a Lecturer at Arizona State University who teaches in the Organizational Leadership Program in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts. Before joining ASU, she led projects, taught project management, trained project managers, and evaluated Project Management Programs for over 20 years working with international corporations, federal agencies, and national professional associations. She currently researches leadership practices among scientists and engineering teams who tackle global sustainability challenges.