PME808 - Environmental Risk Management

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Subject Title
Environmental Risk Management

Subject Description
The course provides comprehensive knowledge and skills needed to apply appropriate risk management tools/techniques for successfully managing the risk of an environmental project. The course will cover risk management principles and concepts, and the project risk management processes as defined in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide ? Fifth Edition), and described in Practice Standard for Project Risk Management published by the Project Management Institute.  Environmental risk management will include topics on risk assessment, risk management, environmental costs, and the use of quantitative techniques to evaluate risks and risk interactions including expected monetary value, simulation, and decision trees.



Credit Status
One subject credit towards the graduate certificate in Project Management - Environmental.
 

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Document environmental risk as part of a risk assessment;
  2. Analyse the impact of environmental risk on business, individuals and society;
  3. Monitor risk outcomes in the context of a risk response;
  4. Create elements of an environmental risk management plan including quantitative analysis;
  5. Apply the risk management processes to ensure that projects meet their respective objectives.

 

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.