This project provides an opportunity to apply the competencies gained in the lessons of this course to
develop a risk management plan for a fictitious organization to replace its outdated plan.
Learning Objectives and Outcomes
You will gain an overall understanding of risk management, its importance, and critical processes
required when developing a formal risk management plan for an organization.
Required Source Information and Tools
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to change without prior notice. These links were last verified on April 19, 2015.
The following tools and resources that will be needed to complete this project:
As discussed in this course, risk management is an important process for all organizations. This is
particularly true in information systems, which provides critical support for organizational missions. The
heart of risk management is a formal risk management plan. The project activities described in this
document allow you to fulfill the role of an employee participating in the risk management process in a
specific business situation.
The project is structured as follows:
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You are an information technology (IT) intern working for Health Network, Inc. (Health Network), a
fictitious health services organization headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Health Network
has over 600 employees throughout the organization and generates $500 million USD in annual
revenue. The company has two additional locations in Portland, Oregon and Arlington, Virginia,
which support a mix of corporate operations. Each corporate facility is located near a co-location
data center, where production systems are located and managed by third-party data center