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Project Risk Management (PRM) is a Program

Full program description




31 Hours






What you'll learn:

This program explores project risk management and the role of the Project Manager (PM) in this process. Throughout, we will look at risk management project roles and responsibilities, how to create a risk management plan, how to analyze and respond to risk, and how to create a Risk Register.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this program, learners will have demonstrated their ability to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the knowledge areas of project risk management – including planning, risk identification, risk analysis, risk response, and risk control – and how they are applied
  • Identify cultural, organizational, and human resource influences on project risk management
  • Demonstrate competency in developing and using a project plan to mitigate project risk
  • Demonstrate awareness of the competencies needed to effectively manage project risks
  • Demonstrate understanding of the techniques and tools used to manage project risks
  • Evaluate one’s own personal project management skill level

What you'll do:

This program is divided into 6 courses that are designed around a particular theme. Each course is accompanied by related assignments and quizzes that are intended to test you on the content of the readings and any additional course material. The quizzes are a combination of multiple-choice and true/false.

  1. Introduction to Project Risk Management
  2. Project Risk Management Planning
  3. Identifying Project Risks
  4. Analyzing Project Risks
  5. Responding to Project Risks
  6. Monitoring Project Risks

Who this course is designed for:

Anyone interested in learning about Project Risk Management.


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.