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Are you really managing risk - follow up


At our PDD in April, we promised to follow up by providing a copy of Dr. Janice Thomas's slide deck for her presentation Are you really managing risk?

About the Presentation 

Projects are risky business. Project Managers are tasked with managing this risk to limit project and corporate exposure. Project management training always includes sections on risk management. In fact, for many iterations the PMBOK contained more pages on risk management than any other topic. So, clearly, Project Managers know how to manage risk right?

Wrong! Unfortunately, research and experience tell us that many organizations do the bare minimum required to be risk compliant.

In this workshop, we examine best practices to assist with reducing project risk exposure and address the question: What should you do on your project to improve risk management today?

Dr. Janice Thomas, Phd, MBA, BSc is a world leading scholar and consultant on effective management and governance of large and complex organizational projects. She is Professor of Organizational Analysis and Project Management, and Department Chair for Organizational Analysis in the Faculty of Business at Athabasca University, Canada. Janice has 30 years of management, consulting, planning, research, and academic experience in both the public and private sector. In 2006, Janice was identified by PMNetwork as one of the 25 most influential women in project management in the world. She was also recognized by the Project Management Institute for her research contributions to the project management body of knowledge.in 2010, and in 2014 by the International Project Management Association for her research exploring project management as a management innovation.


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