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PMI Risk Management Professional

PMI's Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP) credential is a solution to project management's increasing growth, complexity and diversity. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMI-RMP fills the need for a specialist role in project risk management. This certification recognizes the professional’s unique expertise and competency in assessing and identifying project risks, mitigating threats and capitalizing on opportunities, while still possessing a core knowledge and practical application in all areas of project management.

With this credential you will be highly marketable for a variety of organizations, especially Fortune 500 organizations and government entities due to the complexity of the content covered in this level of risk management. Upon completing this course, you will find yourself highly marketable for positions in Project Management. This online course will prepare you for the Project Management Institute – Risk Management Professional (PMI-REP) exam. 

6 Months / 30 Course Hrs
Open enrollment

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Valdosta State University

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Course Code: GES278

What You Will Learn
  • Study scope management
  • Learn how to manage risk analysis
  • Develop a project risk schedule
  • Conduct quantitative risk analysis
  • Utilize common tools and techniques
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 30 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Prepare to work as a project manager, executive project manager, IT director, IT manager, or CIO
  • Work toward earning your PMI Risk Management Professional certification
  • Mitigate threats and capitalize on opportunities at your place of employment
  • Know how to manage a budget and project in a variety of settings


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Understand risk management concepts, including critical success factors and overall risks. Study organizational risk attitudes, organizational structures, stakeholder identification and risk tolerances.

Project Definition

Define the project and project management plan. Understand scope management, schedule management, cost management, and quality management.

Risk Management Planning

Explore risk management planning and success factors.

Risk Identification

Learn about risk identification, project scope risk, project schedule risk, resource risk, and tools and techniques.

Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Analysis

Take an in-depth look at qualitative and quantitative risk analyses.

Risk Response Planning and Monitoring

Risk Response Planning and Monitoring: Complete the course by learning about risk response planning, negative and positive risk responses, and risk monitoring and controlling.


I.        Introduction
                A.    Introduction
                B.    Overview ¬Parts 1-5
II.       Risk Management Concepts
                A.    Risk Definition and Project Risk Management¬ Parts 1 – 2
                B.    Critical Success Factors for Project Risk Management\
                C.    Overall and Individual Risks ¬Roles and Responsibilities
III.      Risk Management Environment
                A.    Organizational Risk Attitudes
                B.    Organizational Structures
                C.    Stakeholder Identification and Analysis
                D.    Stakeholder Risk Tolerances and Risk Attitudes
IV.       Project Definition
                A.    Defining The Project and Project Management Plan
                B.    Scope Management¬ Parts 1 – 3
                C.    Schedule Management¬ Parts 1 – 3
                D.    Cost Management¬ Parts 1 – 2
                E.    Quality Management
V.        Risk Management Planning
                A.    Risk Management Planning
                B.    Critical Success Factors
VI.       Risk Identification
                A.    Risk Identification
                B.    Project Scope Risk
                C.    Project Schedule Risk
                D.    Resource Risk
                E.    Tools and Techniques ¬Parts 1 – 4
VII.      Qualitative Risk Analysis
                A.    Qualitative Risk Analysis
                B.    Tools and Techniques ¬Parts 1 – 2
VIII.     Quantitative Risk Analysis
                A.    Quantitative Risk Analysis
                B.    Tools and Techniques ¬Parts 1 – 3
IX.       Risk Response Planning
                A.    Risk Response Planning
                B.    Risk Responses
                C.    Negative and Positive Risk Responses
                D.    Tools and Techniques¬ Parts 1 – 2
                E.    Results
X.        Risk Monitoring and Controlling
                A.    Risk Monitoring and Controlling
                B.    Tools and Techniques
                C.    Conclusion

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Instructors & Support

Belinda Fremouw

Belinda Fremouw has over twenty years of business experience in project and portfolio management.




You should have a strong understanding of Project Management concepts.

Prerequisites to take the PMI Risk Management Professional Exam:

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent)
  • 4,500 hours of project risk management experience
  • 40 hours of project risk management education


  • Four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 3,000 hours of project risk management experience
  • 30 hours of project risk management education

For PMI Risk Management Professional certification requirements please click here.


Hardware Requirements: 

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements: 

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


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Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country’s regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

This course will prepare you for PMI Risk Management Professional exam. For PMI Risk Management Professional certification requirements please click here.

When can I start the course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more:

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