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Crash Course on Risk Identification

Crash Course on Risk Identification
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.8 out of 5 (21 ratings)
736 students
1hr 2min of on-demand video
English
English, Arabic

What is a risk (threats and opportunities)
What are the 5 information gathering techniques to identify risks
How to use brainstorming to identify risks
What is Nominal Group Technique and Crawford Slip
What are the 2 analytical techniques to identify risks
How to make the review of documentation to identify risks
The benefits and challenges of each of the seven techniques to identify risks
How to write a clear risk description that can be shared

Requirements

  • No requirements is necessary

Description

In this crash course, you will learn a practical process to identify risks in your project or any other work, being able to understand the dual nature of risks that includes not only threats, but also opportunities.

You will learn seven different techniques to identify risks depending on the type of information you have available. You will also learn how to master the writing of a risk description.

The course was recorded in English with subtitles in English, Brazilian Portuguese (Português do Brasil), Spanish (Español), Arabic (عربى) and Simplified Chinese (中文).


The full course has 11 lessons covering 2 hours of content. We expect you to finish the course in 4 days or less, by watching 30 min each day.


What will you learn?

  • What is a risk (threats and opportunities)

  • What are the 5 information gathering techniques to identify risks

  • How to use brainstorming to identify risks

  • What is Nominal Group Technique and Crawford Slip

  • What are the 2 analytical techniques to identify risks

  • How to make the review of documentation to identify risks

  • The benefits and challenges of each of the seven techniques to identify risks

  • How to write a clear risk description that can be shared


Curriculum:

  • 1. Introduction

    • 1.1 - Course Overview (2:07)

    • 1.2 - What is a Risk? (4:12)

    • 1.3 - Risk Characteristics (7:09)

    • Ricardo Vargas Bio (Optional) (7:11)

    • Slide Deck - Part 1

    • Assessment - Part 1

    • Podcast (Optional) - What is the difference between managing a risk and managing an issue?

    • Podcast (Optional) - Urgency and Trend: Two Additional Dimensions in Risk Assessment

    • Podcast (Optional) - What is Possible to Learn in Risk Management from the Tragedy in Japan

  • 2. Information Gathering Techniques

    • 2.1 - Interview (4:47)

    • 2.2 - Delphi Method (7:21)

    • 2.3 - Nominal Group Technique (6:06)

    • 2.4 - Brainstorming (4:00)

    • 2.5 - Crawford Slip (5:11)

    • Slide Deck - Part 2

    • Assessment - Part 2

    • Podcast (Optional) - Understanding the Delphi Technique

  • 3. Analytical Techniques

    • 3.1 - Documentation Review (2:21)

    • 3.2 - Analogy (2:26)

    • 3.3 - What is the Best Technique (0:53)

    • Slide Deck - Part 3

    • Assessment - Part 3

    • Podcast (Optional) - How Different People See the Risk in Different Ways

  • 4. How to Write a Risk

    • 4.1 - How to Write a Risk (5:17)

    • 4.2 - Course Conclusion (0:59)

    • 4.3 - An Invitation to you from Ricardo Vargas (1:01)

    • Slide Deck - Part 4

    • Assessment - Part 4

    • Full Set of Course Slides

    • Podcast (Optional) - Understanding the Risk Attitude

    • Podcast (Optional) - Importance of Monitoring and Controlling Risks


Who this course is for:

  • Project managers, risks managers, project team members, planners, and others stakeholders interested in the risk management process.
  • For all levels

Instructor

Ph.D. (Civil Engineering), Project Management Specialist
Ricardo Viana Vargas
  • 4.7 Instructor Rating
  • 41 Reviews
  • 1,801 Students
  • 2 Courses

Ricardo shares his expertise with millions of professionals around the globe through his “5 Minutes Podcast,” which he’s hosted since 2007. He has written 15 books on project management, risk and crisis management, and transformation, which have been translated into six languages and sold more than half a million copies. His influence on the sector was affirmed when he became the first Latin American to be elected Chairman of the Project Management Institute.


More than two decades ago, he founded Macrosolutions, a global consulting firm with international operations in energy, infrastructure, IT, oil and finance.


Ricardo has an online school in project management that has more than 2,600 students registered (learn at ricardo-vargas dot com).


His work as a venture capitalist and entrepreneur in artificial intelligence, blockchain, big data, chatbots and machine learning resulted in tools and products that have revolutionized how users bring agility and agile management into project management software.


Between 2016 and 2020, Ricardo directed the Brightline Initiative, a Project Management Institute think tank bringing together leading organizations into a coalition dedicated to helping executives bridge the expensive, unproductive gap between strategic design and delivery.


Prior to his work with Brightline, Ricardo was Director of the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Infrastructure and Project Management Group, leading more than 1,000 projects and $1.2 billion in humanitarian and development projects.


Ricardo holds a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Federal Fluminense University in Brazil and an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering, a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil.

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