Software Risk Management

This course enables project managers and program managers in identifying risks and mitigating them effectively. It describes that how we can manage assumptions, dependencies, constraints, technical challenges, organizational challenges, people challenges effectively without impacting project success criterion.

Objectives / Benefits

  • To enable project managers and program managers in identifying risks and mitigating them effectively
  • To provide guidelines, best practices, and scenarios on the issues that concern the managers in getting maximum benefits from risk management.

To enable managers in tracking risks using dashboards in Excel effectively

  • To have a discussion on how the specific organization can implement risk management across all projects and the issues that concern them in implementing and overseeing a process improvement initiative


1 day

Course Outline

  • Ice breaking and workshop norms (15 min)
  • Overview of risk management and context setting (15 min)
  • Identifications of risks (1.5 hours)
  • Risk identification methods
  • Risk taxonomy
  • SDLC Phase wise risks (Technical challenges etc)
  • Risks based on estimations, program / project management
  • Risks based on development environment
  • Information Security & Business Continuity Risks
  • Analysis of risks or Risk assessment (1 hour)
  • Risk Impact, probability of occurrence, Trigger
  • Risk exposure calculations
  • Risk prioritization
  • Case study based exercises
  • Risk planning or control strategies (2 hours)
  • Risks mitigation planning
  • Risk response planning (Accept, Avoid, Transfer, Mitigate, Exploit, share, enhance, …)
  • Risks contingency planning
  • Risk communication
  • Case study based exercises
  • Tracking and controlling of Risks (1.5 hours)
  • Implementing risk strategies
  • Risk tracking based on prioritization
  • Risk tracking using excel
  • Case study based exercises
  • Risk closure (0.5 hour)
  • Archiving of risk database during project closure
  • Updation of organizational risk repository
  • Best practices and Lessons Learned on Risks
  • Case study – Presentations on approach by each team (1 hour)

Who Should Attend?

  • Senior and Middle Management in Delivery, Process group, Quality and Testing Teams, Project leaders, Test leads, Team leads etc
  • Senior managers in HR, Operations, other Support functions

How to Register?

Please call us at 91 – 9620887298 or write at to know about the Trainer and Cost for this program. One may also Click Here to register for this program and to get special offers/discounts for early registrants, group registrations and corporates.