Primavera Risk Analysis


This course provides participants with extensive software user training for the Primavera Risk Management solution. The course participants will discover the skills necessary to manage risk in their workplace through risk modelling techniques. Classes are facilitated by experienced project professionals who encourage open discussions to enable the participants to apply software knowledge to their own workplace.


All participants are required to have a good working knowledge of Primavera P6.

Preferred pathway for candidates considering this course includes: ¨Completion of Intermediate Primavera P6 training – Project Planning and Control using Primavera P6 Course.

Designed For

This course is ideal for Planners, Schedulers, Business Analysts, Project Managers, Project Leaders and Senior Project Personnel regardless of business of industry sector. Completion of the course will equip the participant with a working knowledge of Primavera Risk Analysis and how it has been designed to address the requirements of Project Risk Management. 

Certification Process

Workshop and Practice – 2 days face to face

14 PDUs to members of the Project Management Institute (PMI)

Day 1:

  • Basic risk analysis theory
  • Risk Methodology
  • Schedule Review
  • Using three-point estimates for activities
  • Running a quantitative risk analysis
  • Understanding results (histograms, tornado charts)
  • Understanding project drivers (duration sensitivity, criticality) 

Day 2:

  • Introduction to the Risk Register
  • Integration with Primavera
  • Cost & Resource Uncertainty
  • Risk assessment templates
  • Correlation
  • Probabilistic Branching
  • Risk Register (Risk Events)
  • Response Planning - cost/benefit analysis
  • Applying risk analysis techniques