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RMPSM Certification Exam Prep ONLINE Course

International Institute of Project Management (IIPM®), a Global Registered Education Provider (REP) of PMI®, USA is conducting PMI-RMPSM Exam Prep Online Course totaling to 30 hours of mandatory education covering knowledge of and skills in all 4-process areas of PMI-RMPSM specification requirements. This course fulfills the new Mandatory requirement of PMI® for 30 hrs of training with special emphasis on Project Risk Management as per PMI-RMPSM specification requirements, before applying for the PMI-RMPSM exam. The below modules of the PMI-RMPSM Exam Prep Course offered by IIPM highlight and explain briefly the overall course structure.




PMI-RMPSM Eligibility Requirements

  To qualify for the PMI-RMPSM examination, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or global equivalent, three to five years of professional work experience, with 3,000 hours of experience in project risk management, along with 30 contact hours of formal education in project risk management.

  To maintain the credential, project risk management professionals will need to acquire 30 Professional Development Units (PDUs) per 3-year cycle in the specialty area of project risk management.

Who Should Attend

  CEOs, Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), Chief Purchase Officers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Project managers, Chief Operations Officers (COOs), Program Managers, Project Managers, Project Engineers, Design Engineers, Portfolio Managers, Assistant General Managers, Vice Presidents, General Managers, Deputy General Managers, Assistant, Vice Presidents, Group Vice Presidents, Project Managements Consultants, Venture Capitalists, Bankers, Financial Analysts, Chartered Accountants,  Project Leaders, Team leaders/Members, Risk Managers, Field Staff Members, Project Engineers, Design Engineers, Project Leaders and Administrators, Industrial Engineers, Program Managers, Manufacturing Engineers, Project Coordinators, Operating Managers, Functional Managers, Information Technology Professionals, Software Developers, Quality & Testing Engineers, Sales & Marketing professionals, Civil/Mechanical/Electrical engineers, Procurement specialists, Event mangers, R&D Managers, others involved directly or indirectly with Project Management.


Key Deliverables 

The web based self study online RMP course consists of the following excellent deliverables. Some of the key deliverables are:

  • Risk Maturity Assessment - GAP assessment on Project Risk Management practices which presents the gap in knowledge of participants to put them in the right frame of mind about their current awareness of Risk Management Knowledge irrespective of field / experience.

  • Excellent Training Materials mostly aligned to PMI's the Examination Specifications for Risk Management Professional, Risk Management Knowledge Area of PMBOK® Guide - 4th Edition.

  • PMI-RMPSM Exam Prep Course Practice Online Question Bank: 400 Q&A. Users can take as many mock tests as needed using our Online Question Bank to reinforce knowledge and increase confidence level.

  • PMI-RMPSM Exam Prep Course oriented Tips & Traps- A very useful deliverable

  • PMI-RMPSM Exam Prep Course Process-wise Questions Distribution pattern - A very good input.

  • Industry oriented Practical Tips - Tips that carry lots of practical use.

  • IIPMPMPCERT-Yahoo group - Free Subscription to all IIPM Patrons to exchange news and views about PM- A very useful group of 1400 PM / RM Professionals from around world for discussion, doubts, templates, tips etc on Project Risk Management.

  • CASE STUDY on Project Risk Management applying the skills learned to a sample IT / Construction / Manufacturing project - which has boosted the confidence of the participants to apply the learned concepts to practical use.

  • Access to PMI's the Examination Specifications for Risk Management Professional, Draft PMI's Practice Standard for Project Risk Management, PMBOK® Guide -2008 ,4th Edition and Internationally famous Project Planning, Risk Management & Controlling specific books. These facilities available at IIPM Chennai Library only.

  • Access to an excellent library with 250 International books on Project Management, Project Planning, Risk Management & Controlling, Construction/IT Project Management. The library can be used for further study related Situational Questions on exam and for references / research work on any topic in Project Management for gaining PDUs.

  • 30 hours mandatory Education in Project Risk Management for Online Web based Education / Contact Hours Certificate, which fulfills the mandatory Education Requirements as per PMI®, USA.


The Program Structure
Project Risk Management Professional - Exam Process Areas

  The course covers the knowledge of and the skills as per Project Risk Management knowledge area aligned to  PMBOK® Guide 4th Edition and Exam Specification for Risk Management

Part 1: Project Risk Management as per PMBOK® Guide:4th Edition
       1. Introduction
       2. Risk Management Planning  
       3. Risk Identification 
       4. Qualitative Risk Analysis 
       5. Quantitative Risk Analysis 
       6. Risk Response Planning 
       7. Risk Monitoring & Control 

Part 2 : Project Risk Management : Knowledge & Skills

  • Chapter I: Risk Communication
    This chapter broadly covers  topics like : Matrix & functional management, Risk Management policies, Communication techniques, Delphi techniques, SWOT Analysis, etc.

  • Chapter II: Risk Analysis
    This chapter broadly covers  topics like : Information gathering technique, Impact Analysis, Difference between positive and negative risk, Sensitivity Analysis, Quality Standard, Risk Management Plan, etc.

  • Chapter III: Risk Response Planning
    This chapter broadly covers  topics like : Risk response technique, Project Management Plan, Risk Management Plan, Residual & secondary risks, Motivational techniques, etc.

  • Chapter IV: Risk Governance
    This chapter broadly covers  topics like : Governance standard, Work breakdown structure (WBS), Root-cause analysis, Audits techniques, Risk Management processes, etc.

Part 3: Project Risk Management : Theory & Practices

       Chapter 1: Introduction to Project Risk Management
       Chapter 2: Project Risk Management : Definition
       Chapter 3: Role Of Project Risk Management In Project Management
       Chapter 4: Generally Accepted Risk Management Practices
       Chapter 5: Schedule Risk Analysis
       Chapter 6: Individual risks and overall project risk
       Chapter 7: Stakeholder risks attitudes
       Chapter 8: Project manager's role for project risk management
       Chapter 9: Top 10 Rules in Project Risk Management

Part 4: Tools/Templates For Project Risk Management

     Sample Risk Break Down Structure (.doc)
     How to calculate expected value (.doc)
     Sample Impact Scale (.doc)
     Sample Risk Register (.Xls)
     Difference between Brainstorming and Delphi technique (.doc)
     Detail Monte Carlo Analysis report (.doc)
     Probability Impact Matrix For Threat And Opportunities (.doc)
     Schedule Risk Analysis (.doc)
     Cause and effect diagram (Ishikawa or fishbone diagram)
     SWOT Analysis Framework (.doc)
     Process Flow Chart
     Risk Identification (.ppt)
Part 5 : Case Study
     Case Study 1 : Risk Management in IT Implementation

     Case Study 2 : Managing Risk On Global Projects

     Case Study 3 : Managing Risk On Capital Projects

     Case Study 4 : Risk Management in Design Build

Part 6 : Flash Cards

A set of more than 150 Flash Cards on Project Risk Management will be provided as part of the online course, which will be useful for practicing the exam.

Part 7 : RMP Final Exam/Test

A final mock test will be conducted at the end of the session to explain exam related tips and to demonstrate the knowledge gained.

Part 8 : Tips & Traps

Practical and exam oriented Tips and Traps will be provided as part of the course.


Many important terms related to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling are explained here.

                                                     Project  Risk Management  DVDs by Mr. Ari

Participants can buy Project Risk Management Classroom session DVDs by Mr. Ari as per PMBOK® Guide 4th edition video-captured 3 years ago on DVDs during Project Risk Management class as one of the 9 KAs presented during PMP exam prep session to supplement the study towards PMI-RMPSM exam prep just at  $150 per set of 2 DVDs. These DVDs are live classroom session on Project Risk Management in Classroom style with participant's interaction captured into DVDs for aiding / assisting / reinforcing the online PMI-RMPSM study. Please note that these DVDs are not classroom session of PMI-RMPSM  exam prep course. These DVDs can be used just to aid PMI-RMPSM exam prep but not as the main tool for the same. However, the PMI-RMPSM exam is mainly based on the Project Risk Management chapter of PMBOK® Guide 4th edition; Hence, these DVDs will still be useful.  Please click here for buying the DVDs as a COMBO Offer - (Shopping Cart Item # 12A)

Duration: 90 days (3 Months) with 24 X 7 access with limited Email and Telephone Support.

Course Fee: US$600

(Note: If you would like to study PMI-RMPSM in a Classroom mode, please consider our                         
PMI-RMPSM Classroom Course )


Course Lead Facilitator / Faculty Profile:

Mr. O. Arivazhagan, B.E (Honors), PMP, PMI-SP, PMI-RMP, MBB, CFM (HFI, USA)

Mr. O. Arivazhagan, a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) , a certified Scheduling Professional (PMI-SPSM), Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMPSM) from PMI®, USA, a Master Black Belt in Six Sigma (MBB), and a Honors graduate in Civil Engineering from University of Madras has, in total, 23 years of cumulative professional experience in Domestic & International EPC/Turnkey Projects, Software projects, and in
conducting Project Management Training programs. He has successfully organized & conducted more than 40,000 person-hours of training(http://www.iipmchennai.com/feedback1.html) in project management around the globe and is a frequent speaker on project management in various corporate, forums/conferences around the world (http://www.iipmchennai.com/Archive.html). He has Managed, Estimated, Designed, Planned, Tendered, Coordinated, Executed projects in various capacities and has handled projects in Industrial, Power sector/ Software fields worth more than US$ 100 million in countries including India, Saudi Arabia and UAE. He has developed/managed software projects for the automation of Industrial structures, Foundation design, Preprocessors for Tower Analysis, CAD fabrication drawings in Auto LISP/VBA/ BASIC. He has managed and implemented large ERP projects for construction project companies. He was General Manager of a large contracting company in the middle-east. He is an active member of PMI®, USA.

  He was on the Board of Directors of PMI's DPC-SIG in the capacity of Vice Chair: Marketing for the period of 2001 to 2004. Also
Mr. Arivazhagan is one the leaders in the DPC Leaders' group.
He has delivered several lectures/training programs on Project Management in India, Middle-East, and Asia-pacific & USA. He is an active user of MS Project 2003. He enjoys teaching/training/consulting and his areas of interests/ specializations are Construction Project Management, Software Project Management & Event/Movie Projects Management.

  Mr. Arivazhagan is a certified film maker/director from Hollywood Film Institute, Los Angeles, USA. His vision is to introduce project management principles and techniques in Movie projects to manage movie projects" on time and within budget”

  Mr. Arivazhagan is also a social activist and is interested in helping the poor and underprivileged in whatever way he can. (http://www.iipmchennai.com/ss.html)

Mr. Arivazhagan is one of Founding Directors of PMI® Chennai Chapter. See chapter.pmi.org/chennai/newletter.html.

        More Credentials...                            

Course Advisor Profile:

Mr. Jeffrey G. Hodgkinson, PMP, PMI-RMP, PgMP (USA)

Jeffrey Hodgkinson has 30 years of experience in Program and Project Management. He holds numerous credentials in Program and Project Management including the PMP®, PgMP®, and PMI-RMP®.                                                                                                                                               He is located in Mesa, Arizona.  He is currently the ‘Volunteer At Large’ with the PMI Phoenix Chapter.  He is well known and recommended on LinkedIn ( www.linkedIn.com ) and is the group administrator for several groups and sub-groups on that focus on Program and Project Management.  He has had several articles published in various magazines and websites.  Most recently, he came in 2nd place semi-finalist, for the 2009 Kerzner International Project Manager of the Year Award™.  



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