Project Risk Management Strategies and Tactics

Organizational Workshop with Dr. James Brown

This course provides an overview of project risk management techniques. Participants identify project risks and manage those risks throughout the project life cycle. Specific emphasis will be placed throughout the course with having a proactive mindset with response to risk for effective project management.

After completion of this course the participant will be able to:

  • Define risk management
  • Understand the advantages of risk management as a process
  • Identify all project risks in a team environment
  • Write effective risk statements
  • Perform qualitative risk analysis for project risks
  • Develop the criteria for a qualitative risk matrix
  • Plot qualitative risks on a risk matrix
  • Perform quantitative risk analysis for project risks
  • Use three point estimates to characterize costs and schedule risks
  • Perform expected value calculations
  • Select quantitative or qualitative risk analysis based on the +’s and -‘s of each method
  • Generate risk response plans
  • Screen and prioritize risks
  • Communicate Risks to project stakeholders to maximize customer satisfaction
  • Explain how our “risk attitudes” affects how we manage risks
  • Understand the importance of updating risk plans
  • Recognize that risk monitoring and control is an ongoing process

This course can be customized in length to fit your needs and is specifically targeted for project managers, project team members, and project stakeholders.

What Others Are Saying

The first class I've taken where I've gotten more than just PDU's. And I've taken many! Excellent use of stories or quotes that are applied to the subject (risks). This class is better than the best!’

— P. Theriault American Airlines

It re-energized me in the role of risk manager. I am excited to roll up my sleeves and get started.’

— K. MacDonald CH2M Hill

Dr. Brown takes what would ordinarily be a dry, dull subject and breathes life into it, making it fun and interesting and much easier to remember.’

— S. Hood Dell

Great Program! Well worth the time and money for everyone from project managers to senior management.’

— G. Hays Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Excellent approach to project management. Dr. Brown's pragmatic and realistic application of project management principles is the best and most usable doctrine I have seen.’

— G. Esten Nuance Corp

Today's program was a breath of fresh air! Solid, grounded instruction sprinkled liberally with humor and wit..’

— N. Mitenius Fresh Express

This was a great use of time! Dr. Brown is a wonderful speaker who adds life and color to subject matter that could easily be flat and dry.’

— C. Murray McAfee

You are at risk if you don't attend this program.’

— P. Leone Palm Beach County Schools

About Dr. James Brown

Dr. James BrownMany people choose a physician by finding out who doctors send their family to when they need medical attention. They are looking for the doctor’s doctor, the best of the best. Dr. Brown is a doctor’s doctor when it comes to project management. He was chosen to evaluate and update the curriculum of one of the largest project management training companies, was asked to evaluate one of the leading project management software vendors products, and has had his book, The Handbook of Program Management, published by McGraw Hill.  Leading companies in the business of project management choose Dr. James T. Brown when they need project management expertise.

Contact Dr. James Brown today to schedule project management training for your organization.