Project Management: Risk and Resourcing

Risk man­age­ment and resource plan­ning are key ele­ments in the suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of a project. The process­es and activ­i­ties nec­es­sary to man­age risk, a detailed under­stand­ing of the increased impor­tance of project pro­cure­ment, and the core con­cepts, as well as tools and prac­tices, to be employed for effec­tive project human resource man­age­ment will be stud­ied in this two-day sem­i­nar. Using an applic­a­ble case study, the con­cepts learned in the class­room can be imme­di­ate­ly applied to your real-life project.

Course at a glance
  • Class dynamics based on hands-on learning, with group activities and lively classroom discussions.
  • Aimed at professionals in entry to mid-level management who are beginning to manage small or large projects as part of their current role.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Define risks and list the characteristics of risks.
  • Describe the project risk management process.
  • Understand the make vs. buy decision.
  • Define project procurement and list the types of items, resources, and service which may be procured in a project.
  • Define project human resource management and describe its purpose.
  • Identify the required components included within a project human resource plan.
  • Describe the methods through which projects acquire human resources.
This course has no formal prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Take note:

  • This is a graded course; assessment includes post-course work to be completed via eClass.
  • The online components of this course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
Currently counts towards:

Applicants intending to enrol in a program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to lock in their course requirements since they are prone to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

When will
this course be offered?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

Scheduled for Fall/Winter:

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