Project Risk Management

The 21st century presents a vital challenge for Civil Engineering. As the infrastructure grows older, the need for a strategic maintenance plan to prolong its use becomes greater. Skilled professionals are required to maintain ageing infrastructure, integrate new infrastructure into existing systems and expand infrastructure. Risk mitigation is a vital.

At a glance

Project Risk Management (CIV5323)
Start date:
26 July 2021
12 weeks
Entry requirements:
You must meet the minimum English language requirements
Continuous assessment
This unit provides 6 points credit available towards further study. Options include Master of Engineering, Master of Professional Engineering and Master of Public Policy. Additional prerequisites may be required.

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What you’ll learn

Designed to explore the concepts of risk in infrastructure projects, and develop a critical understanding of the principles and processes of systematic risk management.

On completion of this unit you will be able to:

  • Assess the fundamental principles of risk management and relations to infrastructure projects.
  • Analyse how risk management is enacted in diverse project contexts
  • Synthesise risk management processes to undertake comprehensive risk analyses.
  • Justify the determination of project risk.
  • Communicate risk management outcomes to project stakeholders.

Who should attend

This unit is aimed at professionals involved in the management of infrastructure such as roads, railways, buildings, bridges, tunnels, dams and pipelines. It has been specifically designed for those wanting to expand their knowledge in this ever-expanding area and enhance their career development opportunities.

Managers, engineers and technical staff who want to undertake asset management in transport, water and built infrastructure under local and state governments are ideally suited to this program as well as experienced professionals aiming to upgrade their knowledge and skills.

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