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    Risk Management in the Real World
    Provider   Researcher Development Programme

    Participants will learn about the major tools and techniques needed to identify, quantify and plan for risks. This course can lead to a professional qualification, Certified Associate in Project Management.

Duration 1 full day

Course Type Workshop

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students

Participants will learn about the major tools and techniques needed to identify, quantify and plan for risks. This course is aimed at project managers and team members of all levels, and can lead to a professional qualification, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), if taken with Project Management in the Real World. Participants will receive a solid grounding in the major tools and techniques needed to identify, quantify and plan for risks. You will learn to identify the likely areas of risk, to apply a standard methodology for quantifying the risk and to develop a solution or contingency. This course is aimed at project managers and team members of all levels. This one day course will be conducted by an experienced Project Manager and Risk Consultant. The lessons will be illustrated using a case study and exercises throughout the course. This course can lead to a professional qualification, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) if taken with Project Management in the Real World.

This course is part of the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) series, by the end of the workshop participants will:

  • Learn creative methods for identifying risks
  • Be aware of the critical factors that will influence whether a project will be successful or not
  • Appreciate how to quantify and deal with various categories of risk
  • Estimate and assess likelihood, impact and profitability
  • Respond to risks and learn how to justify risk-related costs
  • Learn how to run with a Risk Management Plan
  • Use practical, group-based exercises to reinforce and enhance skills.


Delivered By: Dr Fraser Robertson, Fistral Training & Consultancy Ltd

Prerequisites

It is recommended participants have undertaken the Project Management in the Real World two-day course beforehand.

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend a course please cancel your place as soon as possible, with at least 3 working days notice via the online booking system http://bookings.strath.ac.uk/mybookings.asp.

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PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development

All postgraduate research students are eligible to access the Researcher Development Programme workshops. This workshop can contribute towards the PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD).

You can find credit and class information in the Researcher Development Programme Handbook and in NEPTUNE (Engineering, HaSS) or SPIDER (Science).

Please check with your department or Supervisor to confirm if you are enrolled on the PG Cert RPD and how many credits you are expected to achieve if you are unsure.