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Coursera Managing Project Risks and Changes

University of California, Irvine via Coursera

  • Overview
  1. Coursera
    Platform:
    Coursera
    Provider:
    University of California, Irvine
    Length:
    4 weeks
    Effort:
    2-3 hours/week
    Language:
    English
    Credentials:
    Paid Certificate Available
    Part of:
    Introduction to Project Management Principles and Practices | Coursera
    Overview
    This course will help you manage project risk effectively by identifying, analyzing, and communicating inevitable changes to project scope and objectives. You will understand and practice the elements needed to measure and report on project scope, schedule, and cost performance. You will be equipped with the tools to manage change in the least disruptive way possible for your team and other project stakeholders.

    Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
    1. Define components of a communications management plan
    2. Understand the importance of communications channels
    3. Define the key elements needed to measure and report on project scope, schedule, and cost performance
    4. Identify project risk events
    5. Prioritize identified risks
    6. Develop responses for a high priority risk
    7. Identify and analyze changes to project scope
    8. Describe causes and effects of project changes
    9. Define the purpose of conducting a lessons learned session

    Syllabus
    Get Started!
    Get started in this module by reviewing the course overview and participating in the course survey.

    Project Communication
    In this module, we will define components of a communications management plan, understand the importance of communications channels, and define the key elements needed to measure and report project scope, schedule, and cost performance.

    Managing Project Risks
    In this module, we will identify project risk events, discuss a risk statement for a specific event, prioritize identified risks, and develop responses for a high priority risks.

    Change Happens
    In this module, we will identify and analyze changes to project scope, describe causes and effects of project changes, and define the purpose of conducting an lessons learned session.

    Wrap Up
    Wrap up this course by meeting our industry expert panelists, taking the final exam, and participating in our post course survey. Plus, review the bonus lesson on Project Procurement Management.

    Taught by
    Margaret Meloni

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