MasterClass: Risk for Portfolio, Program, Project and PMO Leaders, Managers and Analysts - From unAware to Highly Capable...
'Book-ish' risk says "If I flip a coin p% is 50/50" REAL project risk is 95% Perception, Emotion, Judgement
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Just 5% arithmetic
A course with the full 100%
- Our in-depth masterclass contains 13 hours of video instructor-led guidance on techniques and tools
- A companion to our Fast Track Risk - Crucial Competencies. Start there if all you need is structure start or return here if you need detailed 'How-To'
- Both are Real-World oriented. Both use the same slides and same Guidance workbook to take you step-by-step through creating a Risk Management Strategy, Risk Aware teams, Risk inclusive Business Case, Backlogs and Baselines.
- Deeper and broader than exam coverage but exam compatible.
If you facilitate risk management, manage risk in a project, program, portfolio (or even in operations) or have PMO oversight duties or you have an investment where you need others to be risk aware and competent this is the course for you over all others with a similar title.
Bold claim! why? Well every other course I know says a risk is event and outcome with probability and if we multiply them we get expected value. This course says "that is so naive as to be largely useless. What we need is to recognise the complexity of multiple causes, multiple consequences each seen differently by each stakeholder and be equal to people's self-interests, to risk sharing contract types, to integrating provision for issues (sic) into the baseline of day to day activities and final investment appraisal across mixed predictive and adaptive, iterative development methods in matched to what ever our industry's norms are from nuclear to food and pharma, software, defence, petrochemicals etc"
Project participants and PMO staff with Risk Oversight roles facilitating or managing the risk process and investors owning the risks need to know the blend of roles, procedures, techniques and tools and "what to watch-out-for". This course covers it with greater insight, depth and breadth.
The 'standard texts (PMBoK-G, PRINCE2, MoR etc) just don't cover it. Their authors copy each other. Once one got side tracked and forgot to tell us (if the ever really knew) HOW to do the Risk management job in the messy reality of a day-job so all the others followed with the same shallow advice. Somewhere they got confused into thinking that numbers are significant. Mostly they aren't (but always people are) - Watch the intro video to get deeper exposure to better perspectives than the mainstream majority textbooks just repeat parrot fashion without thinking "how do we get better?"
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Free-AccessVideo: 1 Hello and Welcome M:0-s1 (+2) (0:50)
Free-AccessVideo: 2 The real world - What do you see? M:0-s3 (2:38)
Free-AccessVideo: 3 Our Journey - How this course approaches risk management facilitation M:0 s4 (8:33)
Free-AccessVideo: 4 Contents, Structure & Objectives M:0-s5 (7:24)
Startpdf Slides Download and Mobile-Friendly Hyperlinked, Animated, Graphics
StartExercise and Case-Study WorkBook - Online and Downloadable formats
Start5 Module Intro and The structured, procedural framework by which Risk Management steps are carried out day to day M1 s6-7 (10:09)
Start6 Practitioner's Day-to-day guide to Running Risk Planning Workshops - Aims and Conduct (Also see Module 17) - (M1 s8) (9:12)
Start7 Day-to-day guide to Running Risk Identification Workshops - Aims and Conduct (See M 7 for Techniques and Tools) M1 s9 (11:59)
Start8 Day-to-day guide - Running Risk Assessment Sizing and Prioritisation Workshops (See M 9 for Techniques & Tools) M1 s10 (6:53)
Start9 Day-to-day guide - Running Response Development Workshops - Aims and Conduct (See M 10 T & T) M1 s11 (9:37)
Start10 Day-to-day guide to 1-2-1 & Small group explorations of risk - Aims and Conduct M1 s12 (5:52)
Start11 Day-to-day guide to routine maintenance of the risk register/backlog by PMO Analyst or Project-Program-Portfolio Manager M1 s13 (9:12)
Start12 Guide to day-to-day baseline management for Risk monitoring, Re-assessment and Alternate responses selection M1 s14 (4:51)
Start13 Recap the Day to Day and position the definitions coming next m2s15 (1:50)
Start14 Describe Risk's three parts M2s16 (4:38)
Start15 Investor and Developer view-point and how AGILE affects perspective M2s17 (7:13)
Start16 High risk or Fragile business case versus Low risk or robust promises M2s18 (3:19)
Start17 Two parties at risk in DIFFERENT ways M2s19 (6:19)
Start18 Governance and Scope of Risk for Investor and Developer M2s20 (7:13)
Start19 Risk is the Emotion of Balancing Loss and Gain (and contracts) M2s21 (4:46)
Start20 Good Risk facilitation requires awareness of Feelings M2s22 (4:34)
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This course will be available as eLearning in Q1 2019
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...to book an in-house instructor led event or register interest in an open public course
please call +44 (0) 84 52 57 57 07 or email [email protected]
I'm Simon, I've been using Complex Adaptive Systems and Agile concepts in IT and non-IT settings for a decade or more, doing projects for 30+ years and teaching project management for 20-plus.
I live in Edinburgh Scotland with my wife and two adult kids
Im a member of the Outcome Delivery Network sharing new, holistic thinking on achieving project success. I run an AXELOS "Accredited Training Organisation" which means I can book you onto their PRINCE2 and PRINCE2Agile exams for @Home exams anytime - Exam Booking details
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P.S. maybe you'd like to do our risk management masterclass companion to our Fast-Track risk course. (Both are included in our £5 bundle subscription.) I'm confident no-one else's project risk management has the content ours does. Others pretend risk is impact times probability of a single event single outcome chain. Niave in the extreme but common in text books.