Supply Chain Risk Management

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Program Overview

Identify and evaluate significant risks to your business and develop strategies to mitigate them by understanding the fundamental concepts of risk management. By exploring different types of risks and studying the latest risk management tools and techniques, you'll learn how to develop and implement a comprehensive risk management program, including how to use data analytics to surface risks and assess results. Course includes theories and methods of risk management, risk methodologies, end-to-end risk assessment (RA); risk management planning (RM); governance, risk management and compliance (GRC), risk reporting; risk intelligence, risk indicators, strategic and operational risk. You’ll conduct RA/RM to address real-world risk management projects, and engage in use case-studies and class scenario review discussions to determine how to apply and implement these concepts and methodologies.

This course includes key terms and process from the PMBOK Section 11 Project Risk Management and is designed to meet the 40 hours project risk management education requirement to apply for the PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® certification. Course will be taught in a combined online/face to face format requiring both classroom and online participation. Books/Materials TBA.

Upon completion of this course, participant will be able to:

  • Use risk theory to identify and evaluate risks facing a business
  • Develop strategies and comprehensive programs to mitigate risks using case studies.
  • Demonstrate how risk assessment and management methods may be used to solve real-world risk management challenges.
  • Develop and use Integrated Process Teams and Case Study methods to address risk management challenges.

Who would benefit from this program?

Anyone who is interested in or responsible for the identification, evaluation and mitigation of supply chain risk management. This includes those serving as Procurement Supervisors and Managers, Production Supervisors and Managers, Business and System Analysts, and other professionals responsible for preparing their operations to face and overcome risk.

Recommended Qualifications

No application required.

Some college experience recommended.

Experience using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Internet access required.