Project Risk Management Training Courses - Dubai | Meirc
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Project Risk Management

Why Attend

The aim of this course is to enable participants to plan, manage and control project risks. By taking this course, participants will learn to develop project risk management plans and identify project risks related to a project’s triple constraints which are: scope, schedule and resources. They will learn to qualify and quantify project risks and develop appropriate risk responses, and will design and calculate key performance indicators for monitoring and controlling project risks. 

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Course Methodology

The course uses a mix of interactive techniques, such as brief presentations by the consultant and the participants and group exercises. The course also includes calculations and analysis of real case studies related to project risk management. 

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Plan risk management and manage the risk register
  • Identify project risks using different techniques
  • Perform qualitative risk analysis to determine the overall project risk score
  • Perform quantitative risk analysis by utilizing techniques such as Monte Carlo simulation and decision tree analysis
  • Plan strategies for negative and positive risks
  • Review and control project risks through reassessments and audits

Target Audience

This course has been designed for project risk managers, risk owners, project managers, members of the project office, project sponsors, functional managers, senior management and individuals interested in project risk management. Meirc is assigned as a Registered Educational Provider (REP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI®). This course is worth 12 Professional Development Units (PDUs).

Target Competencies

  • planning risks
  • identifying risks
  • assessing risks
  • evaluating responses
  • monitoring risks
  • reviewing risks


  • This course includes hands-on training on Monte Carlo simulation using Excel. Laptops will be made available by Meirc.
  • Project risk-related templates will be distributed during the course.
  • ​Introduction to project risk management
    • Definitions of risk and risk management 
    • Level of risks in projects
    • Pure and business risks
    • Benefits of project risk management
    • Project risk planning processes
    • Risk propensities
  • Planning Risk Management
    • Stakeholder risk appetite
    • Risk Utility
    • Risk management plan elements
    • Risk impact and probability scales
    • Defining risk probability and impact matrix
  • Identifying project risks
    • Creativity techniques for data gathering
      • Brainstorming
      • Delphi technique
    • SWOT analysis
    • Work breakdown structure (WBS)
    • Risk register
    • Risk report
  • Performing Qualitative risk analysis
    • Risk probability and impact assessment
    • Risk ranking within the project
    • Hierarchical charts
    • Risk categorization
    • Risk urgency assessment
    • Project risk score
  • Performing Quantitative Risk Analysis
    • Interviewing and three-point estimate
    • Probability distributions
    • Monte Carlo simulation
    • Critical chain method
    • Sensitivity analysis
    • Expected Monetary Value (EMV)
    • Decision trees
  • Developing risk response strategies
    • Negative risk response strategies (threats)
    • Positive risk response strategies (opportunities)
    • Contingency planning strategy
    • Risk management timeline
    • Fallback plan
    • Secondary and residual risks
  • Implementing responses and monitoring risks
    • Implementing response plans
    • Status meetings and work arounds
    • Variance analysis
    • Earned value management
    • Risk Assessment and audit

Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC)

MPC certified courses by Meirc Training and Consulting are designed for those willing to challenge themselves and go the extra distance. Participants who fully attend an MPC course and successfully complete the test on the last day, will receive a Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC), in addition to the one they receive for attendance. MPC certificates are regionally recognized and can be quite valuable when applying for more senior roles within the organization or outside.


Project Management Institute (PMI)®

Meirc is a member of the PMI ATP Program. PMI does not specifically endorse, approve, or warrant ATP’s products, courses, publications, or services.
The PMI ATP seal is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Per participant - 2019

USD 4,800

Per participant

USD 4,900

Fees + VAT as applicable

Tax Registration Number : 100239834300003

(including coffee breaks and a buffet lunch daily)

Meirc is assigned as a Registered Educational Provider (R.E.P.) with the Project Management Institute (PMI®). 
This course is worth 30 PDUs.

2021 - Location & Date

13 - 17 Jun, 2021
Media Rotana         
19 - 23 Sep, 2021
Meirc reserves the right to alter dates, content, venue and trainer.

This course is also offered in Virtual Learning, click on the course below.