Course DescriptionThe Project Management Institute (PMI) recognizes Risk and Quality Management as two of the key knowledge areas of project management. This course covers the fundamental aspects, analytical tools, and methods of both areas. In particular, the course covers the basic processes of risk planning, identification, qualitative analysis, quantification, risk response development, and risk control. The course also deals with concepts of quality and their integration into project planning, execution, and control. It addresses the customer and the organizational perspectives on quality, the cost of quality and the use of statistical tools to manage quality improvements in projects. (39 PDUs)
Sample Course OutlineDistance Course Outline (subject to change)
This course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.
Students must have access to Microsoft Project for Windows to be successful in this course. The Apple (Mac) operating system is not supported by this course.
For further information about Professional Development Units (PDUs), see Project Management Institute.
This course is offered in the Spring/Summer term as part of 'Project Management Fast Track' (CKPM 999).