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Project Risk Management
Course: MGT244AA

First Term: 2007 Fall
Lecture   1 Credit(s)   1 Period(s)   1 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: S

Description: Risk management and quality management in a project environment, including risk identification, risk aversion, and risk response planning. Presents techniques to perform risk analysis and risk response planning on projects

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Identify internal and external risk factors that can impact project performance. (I)
2. Contrast business risk versus insurable risk and cite examples. (II)
3. Develop a sample risk management plan. (III)
4. Evaluate risk versus uncertainty, and quantify a risk based on expected monetary value calculations. (III, IV)
5. Perform simple decision tree problems. (III, IV)
6. Identify various risk models and their applicability to project management. (V)
7. Perform a simple Monte Carlo Simulation problem. (V)
8. List and define risk response planning techniques. (VI)
9. Describe risk warranties, guarantees, insurance and contracts. (VI)
10. List and define risk monitoring and control techniques. (VII)
11. Cite various Risk Software Applications. (VII)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Project Risks
   A. Risk factors
   B. Types of risk and examples
   C. Nature of projects and risk
II. Risk Management Process
   A. Risk management planning
   B. Risk identification
   C. Risk qualitative analysis
   D. Risk quantitative analysis
   E. Risk response planning
   F. Risk monitoring and control
III. Risk Management Planning
   A. Risk Identification
   B. Documentation reviews
   C. Information gathering techniques
   D. Checklists
   E. Assumptions analysis
   F. Diagramming techniques
IV. Risk Qualitative Analysis
   A. Risk probability and impact
   B. Project assumptions testing
   C. Data precision ranking
V. Risk Quantitative Analysis
   A. Interviewing
   B. Sensitivity analysis
   C. Decision tree analysis
   D. Simulation
VI. Risk Response Planning
   A. Avoidance
   B. Transference
   C. Mitigation
   D. Acceptance
VII. Risk Monitoring and Control
   A. Risk audits and reviews
   B. Technical performance measurement
   C. Additional risk response planning
   D. Overview of Risk Software Applications
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  6/26/2007

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