Project Risk Management

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Project Risk Management

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Management of Technology, Project Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: None
    Prerequisite: None

    Topic list:

    • Formal introduction to Project Management
    • Project Structure, Leadership and Team Roles, Communications
    • Project Scope, Feasibility and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
    • Stakeholders and Quality Management
    • Project Risk, Decision Making, Estimating and the Business Case
    • A brief review of risk management and the risk management process
    • Explain the legal basis of risk management; 
    • Critically evaluate how pure risks may be identified, assessed and evaluated; 
    • Discuss the role of human behaviour in managing risks;
    • Review of the basic key techniques and tools to plan and control projects (e.g. work breakdown, Gantt charts, critical path analysis and managing risk)
    • Introduction to other resources which can assist with project planning (e.g. Microsoft Project and PRINCE) 
    • Examples of different kinds of processes in different contexts.

    Assessment: 70.0% Examination, 30.0% Coursework
    Semester 1 Associate Assessment: 70.0% Examination, 30.0% Coursework
    Level: 6

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