Submitting Program Risks

Program risks are risks submitted against a program directly.

Submitting program risks from Program Overview page

You can create program risks in Program Overview page only when the following requirements are met:

  • Risk request type is specified in program settings.
  • Risk health tracking is enabled in program settings.
  1. Scroll to the Risks section, and click Add above the risk table.

    The create new request page opens.

  2. Fill in the request information.
  3. Click Submit.

    The program risk of the request type specified by Risk Request Type is created and added immediately in the Risks section.

Submitting program risks from the menu

  1. From the menu bar, select Create > Program Risk.

  2. Provide information in all required fields and any optional information you want to associate with this risk.

    Field Name


    Summary Section

    Created By

    Read-only. Resource who created the risk.


    The department to which the risk is applied.


    Classifies the risk in more detail.


    Required. Assigns the process that defines the path that the request follows. It is automatically provided.

    Request Status

    Read-only. Indicator of the current state of the risk.


    The priority of the risk.


    The application to which the risk is applied.

    Contact Name

    Full name of the contact for this risk.

    Assigned To

    The resource to which the risk is assigned.

    Assigned Group

    The security group to which the risk is assigned.

    Contact Phone

    Read-only. Phone number of the contact for the risk.

    Request Group

    The request group which the risk uses.

    Contact Email

    Read-only. Email address of the contact for the risk.


    A description of the risk.

    Program Reference Section


    Required. The program associated with the risk.

    Program Risk Section

    Risk Impact Level

    Required. Select a value to indicate risk severity. The risk impact level is used in analyzing risk activity and calculating risk resolution time. For more information, see Analyzing Risk Activity and Analyzing Risk Resolution Time.


    Required. Select a value to indicate the estimated likelihood that the risk can occur.

    Notes Section: Add Notes

    Notes to be added on save

    Additional information to record about the program risk.

    References Section: Reference Additions

    New Reference

    Reference(s) to add to the program risk. See step 4 for more information.

  3. To add a reference to the risk:

    1. Expand the References section.

    2. In the New Reference list, select a reference to add.

    3. Click Add.

    4. Add the reference.

    5. Click OK.

    6. In the Reference Program Window, click Add.

    At the bottom of the Create New Program Risk Page, the References to be added on Save field displays the name of the reference you selected.

  4. Click Submit.

    It begins to move through its workflow toward resolution.