Project Risk Management
Queen Mary, University of London
Area of Study
Business Administration, Computer Science
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
- 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
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