Project Management (PMP)

Why obtain a PMP® Certification? 

PMP® Certification, through the PMI® Project Management Institute, is the project management profession's most globally respected credential. The PMP® symbol after your name demonstrates that you possess a solid foundation of experience and education that can have a positive impact on end results. Project management certification and skill sets are transferable to every type of industry, including IT, biotech, banking, accounting, pharmaceutical, hospital management, construction, government, telecommunications, public utilities, and more. 

How can Wake Tech help me obtain my PMP® Certification? 

In order to be eligible to take the PMP® Certification exam, one of the prerequisites is to have 35 hours of project management education. Wake Tech's PMP Certification Exam Prep class is taught by a Project Management Institute (PMI) Global Registered Education Provider (REP®). By taking Project Management PMP Certification Exam Prep at Wake Tech, you'll receive outstanding value. Similar programs at other institutions cost $3,000-$12,000 but, Wake Tech's PMP Exam Prep course is far less expensive while providing you with quality take away materials, memory tricks, studying strategies, and real-world examples from a high-energy instructor. 

Industry-recognized credential: Prepare for the Project Management Professional PMP® Certification Exam. 

Complete in: 1 month - 6 months

For non-credit student support services or to see if you qualify for financial assistance, contact the Career Pathways Program & Student Resources. 

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Project Management Series

There are many challenges to managing project effectively. Wake Tech's Project Management Series is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques you need to deliver projects more efficiently. 

**Each course can be taken individually or in steps to provide flexibility. 

Step 1 -
Fundamentals of Project Management
Step 2 -
Essentials of Project Management
Step 3 -
Leadership Skills for Project Professionals
Step 4 -
Project Risk Management
Step 5 -
Agile Project Management
Step 6 -
Applied Microsoft Project
Step 7 -
PMP: Project Management Professional Exam Prep
 

Course Details & Registration Information

Course
Project Risk Management
Name
SEF-3001EW1
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
The course will benefit project managers, sponsors, team members, and organizational leaders that want to minimize negative impacts (threats) while maximizing positive events (opportunities) associated with their projects. This course will benefit key project stakeholders in any industry.
Description
Project Risk Management is a two-day, instructor-led, training course designed to introduce and apply better risk management practices in the context of projects. The course structure effectively combines introductory lecture and discussion with hands-on application of best practices in project risk management. Students will learn and apply valuable tools, techniques, and processes associated with eliminating and/or minimizing the presence and impact of adverse risk events (threats). Additionally, participants will learn about processes for capitalizing on positive risk events—or opportunities—that project teams may encounter.
Course Objectives
  1. Participants will learn about and practice:

    • Risks in a Project Context
    • Developing a Risk Management Plan
    • Risk Identification
    • Risk Categorization
    • Qualifying Risk Events
    • Quantifying Risk Events
    • Risk Prioritization
    • Formulating Risk Response Strategies
    • Risk Monitoring and Controlling
    • Contingency Planning
    • Budgeting for Risk Events
    • Risk Reporting and Closure
Outline of Instruction
  1. I. Introduction to Project Risk Management
    • Definition and Characteristics of Risk
    • Sources for Risk
    • Stakeholder Analysis and Risk
    • Risk Management Planning

    II. Risk Identification
    • Identification Methods
    • Root Cause Analysis
    • SWOT Analysis
    • Risk Categorization
    • Risk Breakdown Structure (RBS)
    • Trigger Events

    III. Risk Analysis
    • Risk Qualification
    • Probability Determination
    • Impact Considerations
    • Risk Statement
    • Scoring and Ranking
    • Quantitative Analysis

    IV. Risk Response Planning
    • Positive Risk Response Strategies
    • Negative Risk Response Strategies
    • Secondary Risks
    • Residual Risks
    • Contingency Planning
    • Risk Budgeting

    V. Risk Monitoring and Controlling
    • Risk Management Workshops
    • Reporting
    • Change Control Integration
    • Monitoring Tools and Methods
Contact Hours
14
CEU's
1.4
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
No
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
Text and Supplies Needed
Participants Will Receive
• Comprehensive Student Guide
• Workbook Including Course Case Study and Templates
• Standard Project Management Templates in Electronic Format
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 80% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
The course will benefit project managers, sponsors, team members, and organizational leaders that want to minimize negative impacts (threats) while maximizing positive events (opportunities) associated with their projects. This course will benefit key project stakeholders in any industry.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
Course Contact Information
Professional Development Coordinator
919-335-1219