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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)®

Project Planning – Risk Management

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About This Course

Take a guided walk through the steps in creating a realistic Risk Management Plan. A downloadable template (.docx) with example content is provided for the Risk Management Plan as well as a downloadable Risk Register (.xlsx) with automated Probability and Impact definition tables and the Probability Impact Matrix. Also included in the course are true or false questions to help enforce what you’ve learned.

This course is part of a 5-course bundle, The Project Planning Series, and is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course.


  • Background
  • Learning Objectives
  • What is Risk?
  • Plan Contents
  • Realistic Risk Plan
  • The Commonsensical Approach
  • Questions
  • True/False Questions
  • Course Summary


  • Velociteach Risk Management Plan Template
  • Velociteach Risk Register Template
  • True/False Quiz – Project Planning – Risk Management
  • Certificate of Completion

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

Outcome: 2 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, CAPM, PgMP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, & PMI-SP, and 0.25 PDUs towards the PfMP & PMI-ACP certifications.

Author: Bob Mahler

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Will I earn Professional Development Units (PDUs)?

    Yes, you can! All of our InSite courses qualify for Professional Development Units (PDUs) through PMI®. We’ve aligned them to meet the requirements of the PMI Talent Triangle™ making it easy for you to submit them with PMI®. 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  1.75 Technical PDUs and 0.25 Strategic & Business Management PDUs towards your recertification.

  • How long will I have access to this course?

    If you purchase the individual course or the The Project Planning Series, you will have access for 6 months from the time you activate the course key(s) in your account. If you purchase the PDU Passport, you’ll have either 6 or 12 months from date of purchase depending which PDU Passport subscription you chose.

  • When will I be able to access this course?

    Upon purchase, this course will automatically be added to your account. If you purchased this individual course or The Project Planning Series, your 6-month access period will not begin until you activate the course key(s).  Once activated, you can access the course anytime you want, 24/7, with internet connection for 6-months. If you purchase the PDU Passport, your access will begin right away.

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

    You will earn 2 PDUs for completing this course. Therefore, it should take you about 2 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: 2

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Once you purchase the course, your access key will be added to your account. Your subscription period begins when you activate the key rather than when you purchase the access. Buy now. Learn later.

Project Planning – Risk Management

PMI Talent Triangle™

  • Leadership PDUs: 0
  • Technical PDUs: 1.75
  • Strategic PDUs: .25

"The details and examples were clear and flowed in an order that I can use in my day to day project management risk planning. "

-S. Parmar

"I love that this InSite course includes templates that I can print and use! Very helpful! I learned so much!"

-J. Mecholsky

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