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The Project Management Professional (PMP)® and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®, are registered marks of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®

Applied Risk Management

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About This Course

Wanting a course to follow up Risk Management Fundamentals? This course builds upon the previous course’s foundation to build your working knowledge in applying specific practical approaches, processes, and tools and techniques in managing the uncertainty—or risk—of the project’s success from the inception to the completion. Included are 22 downloadable “takeaways” which you can find in the course’s Media Center for your use.

This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course.


  • Introduction
  • The Risk Management Plan
  • The Risk Register
  • Tools & Techniques for Identifying Risks
  • Tools & Techniques for Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Tools & Techniques for Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Tools & Techniques for Responding to Risks
  • Response Process & Risk Register
  • Monitor & Control Risks
  • Review


  • Risk Management Toolbox
  • Project Summaries
  • Risk Management Plan Example
  • Formal & Informal Risk Management Template
  • Potential Threat List (with suggested responses)
  • SWOT Analysis Example & Template
  • 5-Whys Technique
  • Cause and Effect Diagram Template
  • Probability & Impact Scoring
  • Risk Response Planning Process
  • Risk Management Audit Worksheet
  • Certificate of Completion

Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders.

Outcome: 6 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP. You can apply 1 PDU towards the PfMP certification.

Author: Margo Love

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Will I earn Professional Development Units (PDUs)?

    Yes!  Your PDUs are important, and we’ve aligned this course with the PMI Talent Talent Triangle™ making it easy for you to submit them with PMI®.  Once you have finished this course, our system will generate a Certificate of Completion for your records. We’ve created step-by-step instructions to claiming your PDUs here.

  • What is the Talent Triangle, and how does it impact my PDUs?

    PMI requires that you earn a minimum number of 8 PDUs in Technical Project Management, Leadership, and Strategic and Business Management categories. This course qualifies for 6 PDUs (5.5 Technical PDUs and 0.50Strategic & Business PDUs) towards your recertification.

  • How long will I have access to this course?

    You will have access to this course for 6 months from the time you activate the course key in your account.

  • When will I be able to access this course?

    Upon purchase, this course will automatically be added to your account. However, your 6-month access period will not begin until you activate the course key.

  • How long will it take me to complete the course?

    You will earn 6 PDUs for completing this course. Therefore, it should take you about 6 hours to complete the course, but you can revisit sections or watch lessons as many times as you wish during your access period. One of the best features is you can pause a course and pick up right where you left off when you log back into your account. InSite is self-paced, which makes it simple for you to learn when it is convenient for you.

  • Can I access this course from a mobile device?

    Yes, you can take this course from your computer, tablet or mobile device.  If you can access the internet, you can access this course.

  • How do I report my PDUs?

    You can report your PDUs and check your current PDU balance directly through PMI. For your convenience, we’ve created step-by-step instructions to claiming your PDUs here. You will receive a Certificate of Completion when you complete this course which you should save in case you get audited by PMI.

  • PDUs: 6

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Applied Risk Management

PMI Talent Triangle™

  • Leadership PDUs: 0
  • Technical PDUs: 5.5
  • Strategic PDUs: .5

"The most helpful part for me was the risk breakout and examples during each section as well as templates with examples. This is a great course. "

-D. Bass

"This course is very relevant and practical. The tools that were provided along with the explanation of how to use the tools were both very helpful."

-R. Page

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Excellent Course! Recommend that all PM's take this course.


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The transcript to refer back to and the variety of tools in the media center were most helpful


Tools and Techniques for Responding to Risk & Tools and Techniques for Qualitative Risk Analysis