Clarkson: Managing Project Risks
Managing Project Risks
About this micro-credential
The Managing Project Risks micro-credential is a short, non-credit online course that covers project risk management processes for identifying, assessing, responding to, and controlling individual project risks, then applying that knowledge to assess overall project risks (cost and schedule). If well done, we ensure that all our projects are as successful as possible. Tools & techniques are examined, as is the know-how for effectively balancing and re-balancing project plans per risk tolerance guidelines, based on organizational governance to control all projects.
Meet Your Instructor
Michael M. Bissonette (MS, MBA, PfMP) is a highly successful engineer-turned-businessman and is considered both a thought-leader and subject matter expert in Portfolio, Program and Project Management within several diverse industries. His work experience spans over 40 years of product development and organizational management, including executive positions in large Fortune 500 companies. He is an author of two books on the subject of “Strategic Project Management” (the first is titled: Project Risk Management: A Practical Implementation Approach, a best-seller published by the Project Management Institute, Inc., in 2016, and the second was recently published in 2021 – titled Achieving Epic Business Results with Strategic Project Management). Mike is an instructor (at his alma mater, Clarkson University) in the MS-EM curriculum. He is an entrepreneur (Founder of RTConfidence, Inc. – a SaaS [Software as a Services] company), developing Chrono™, the most advanced and affordable integrated IMS (Integrated Master Schedule)/SRA (Schedule Risk Analysis)/ESM (Earned Schedule Management) SaaS Tool on the market. Mike has been a guest speaker at numerous events around the world. He has always been a world-wide training asset within all the organizations he’s worked at. And he has been engaged on occasion to help facilitate enterprise-level transformational change.
For More Information:
You will be assessed via several multiple-choice exams and one comprehensive exam. Exams are graded immediately and multiple attempts are allowed.
Project Portfolio Management is a self-paced, online micro-credential course that you may work on and complete at any time. This is a non-credit offering.
This is a self-paced micro-credential course that you may register for at any time.
Most learners can complete this micro-credential within 10 hours or less.
The Managing Project Risks micro-credential consists of five modules or chapters: Start Here (Introduction), Module 1 - Individual Project Risks, Module 2 - Overall Project Risks, Module 3 - Risk Response Strategies, and Module 4 - Monitoring and Controlling Risks and Projects. Within each module is an interactive lesson, instructional resources, e.g., PDF articles, webpages, or videos, and a multiple-choice exam.
- Score 80% or higher on all module-level quizzes.
- Score 80% or higher on the final comprehensive exam.
Managing Project Risks is the second micro-credential in a series (or "pathway") of five micro-credentials on Strategic Project Management. The recommended order in which to take them is (1) Project Portfolio Management, (2) Managing Project Risks, (3) Strategic Project Management Methodologies, (4) General Project Management Topics for Leaders, and (5) Advanced Project Management Tools and Techniques.