How to Manage Your Risks (half-day)

Course overview

Risk management is a critical control function within any project or programme.

This half-day course is an introduction to effectively managing risks in a project environment.

The course is based on established project management principles which can be applied in any project environment.

The overall objective of this course is to provide delegates with a series of practical steps and associated tools that support effective risk management within a project. Subjects covered include:

  • The reason why managing risk matters
  • The organisational context and governance of risk
  • The relationship between project, programme, portfolio and enterprise risk
  • Risk terminology
  • Risk identification techniques
  • The risk register
  • Risk analysis methods and metrics
  • Risk response types
  • Risk related responsibilities
  • The relationship between and risk and types of contract

Each candidate will be provided with a handbook containing the slides, workshop exercises, a recommended reading list on the subject, other courses and qualifications available as well as free access to selected videos on our unique PM Channel.

Course specification

Who should attend:

This course is suitable for a wide range of delegates including those who are relatively new to project management, those who apply risk management and wish to refresh their skills and techniques and those who are in a management position supporting projects.


Half day.


The course will either start at 09.00 and finish at 12.30 or 13.30 to 17.00. Breaks will be scheduled throughout the course. Can be varied to suit the audience.

The timing and structure of the virtual course is designed to give delegates a healthy balance between screen time and personal breaks.


This course does not comprise a formal examination.

Price, dates & venue:

Please contact Provek to discuss price, dates and venue.

Course style:

The course is participative in nature consisting of presentation sessions, discussions, group exercises and examples. It is suitable for both face-to-face classroom learning, as well as virtual learning through Zoom or MS Teams.


Some hands-on experience and involvement with projects or programmes would be useful background.

Pre-course study:

No pre-course study required.

Further information

To discuss how this course can be delivered to your organisation and to explore tailoring options please contact us.

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