Risk Management in Engineering

Explore practical techniques, industry best practices, and cutting-edge tools for effective risk analysis and management. From financial implications to safety concerns, learn how to navigate uncertainties and make informed decisions.

Two Hours


Provider Approval Information

  • FBPE Florida Board of Professional Engineers Provider #0009623
  • CE Broker #50-32681 Michigan Board Of Professional Engineers

Valid in states that do not issue Providership designations.

This class equips professionals in the engineering sector with essential insights into managing risks. Participants will delve into the principles of risk identification, assessment, and mitigation and learn how to apply them effectively in engineering projects.

Elevate your engineering expertise, ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget, and with minimized risks. Join us to master the art of strategic risk management, ensuring the success and sustainability of engineering endeavors.

Learning Objectives

  • Examine Risk and Risk Planning.
  • Describe Risk Identification.
  • State the Process of Performing Risk Analysis.
  • Explain the Concept of a Risk Matrix.
  • Differentiate Between Quantitative and Qualitative Techniques of Risk Analysis.
  • Identify the Process of Selecting an Appropriate Risk Response.
  • List the Uses of Risk Breakdown Structure (RBS).
  • Distinguish Between Risks and Contingencies.

Who will Benefit from this Class

  • Project Engineers
    Project engineers responsible for planning, executing, and overseeing engineering projects can benefit from comprehensive risk management strategies, ensuring successful project delivery.
  • Civil Engineers
    Civil engineers involved in infrastructure projects such as bridges, roads, and dams can learn to mitigate risks related to construction, environmental factors, and geotechnical challenges.
  • Mechanical Engineers
    Mechanical engineers working on diverse projects, including machinery and manufacturing processes, can gain insights into risk assessment and management tailored to their specific field.
  • Electrical Engineers
    Electrical engineers dealing with power systems, electronics, and electrical installations can learn about risks related to electrical safety, equipment failures, and regulatory compliance.
  • Environmental Engineers
    Environmental engineers focusing on sustainability, pollution control, and environmental impact assessments can explore risks associated with environmental regulations and natural factors.
  • Chemical Engineers
    Chemical engineers working in industries like pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals, and manufacturing can learn about risk management in handling hazardous materials, process safety, and regulatory compliance.
  • Industrial Engineers
    Industrial engineers involved in optimizing processes, supply chain management, and production systems can understand risks related to efficiency, quality control, and supply chain disruptions.
  • Safety Engineers
    Safety engineers specializing in occupational health and safety can enhance their skills in risk identification and mitigation, ensuring workplace safety and regulatory compliance.
  • Construction Engineers
    Construction engineers focusing on building and infrastructure construction can learn about risks associated with construction materials, labor, and project scheduling.
  • Systems Engineers
    Systems engineers responsible for integrating complex systems and technologies can gain insights into holistic risk management across interconnected components and subsystems.
  • Engineering Managers
    Engineering managers overseeing teams and projects can benefit from strategic risk management techniques, ensuring efficient resource allocation and project success.

This course includes:

  • Virtual Access From Any Computer
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Competitive Pricing
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Frequently Asked Questions About this Class

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No. It is not necessary to take a test in order to receive credit for this class.

Yes. You can proceed through the slides, activities, audio clips and video clips at your own pace. Take as long or as little time as you would like.

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The class will be available for twelve months after the date of purchase.

No. Maintaining a record of completed Professional Development Hours (Continuing Education Units) is the responsibility of the professional. Your Education Pathways online account will have a history of the classes that you have taken but you should retain a copy of your certificates of completion.

FAQs About Our Online Classes in General

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