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Advanced Risk Management for Complex Projects


Advanced Risk Management

Develop project managers and directors in advanced risk capabilities.

Your organisation will have the challenge of delivering complex projects, and need improved capability in managing Project risk. Our Our 4 modules each of half day duration, will be interactive, engaging and use workshop style training to create deep capability in Risk in your organisation. 

Who is the training for?

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This course is ideal for senior project managers, project directors and sponsors who want to improve their organisation capability in Risk.

The course will be delivered in EnglishThe course will teach you: 

  • Better processes of uncovering hidden risk 
  • The practical use of risk appetite to optimise your risk mitigation 
  • The pitfalls and leveraging of experience and expertise in managing risk 
  • Better management of low level risks and preparing for ‘unknown unknown’ risks  
  • How to work with asymmetric risk and using this as an opportunity  

The Trainer - Ketan Varia

Ketan Varia is based in the UK and is the director of Kinetik Solutions. He has delivered over 30 change programmes across 5 continents. His experience includes ADP, British Airways, Motorola, Hertz Cars the NHS. Ketan has substantial international experience, including emerging countries of Mauritius and Sri Lanka. He recently delivered a programme of Advanced Risk Management practises for the Port of Milford Haven. 

Ketan is a Chartered Engineer, moreover, he has written a book; The Art of Transformational Change published in 2015, which has received many positive reviews. 

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Our Method for Training

We use a variety of collaboration tools including Zoom Whiteboards/Breakouts rooms and Miro to facilitate this virtual training.

The training will be highly interactive in a ‘workshop’ style, with opportunities to examine your own risks, and the opportunity to explore new thinking. We will also examine and learn from case studies. 

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Dates & Cost

10-11-12-13 June 2024 (4 X 4 hour session) 

Virtual via Zoom 

Cost: £999 (for 16 hours) 

Course Agenda

Session 1
Objectives and your expectations
Understand your own project challenges in Risk
Foundations: Impact, Risk Appetite and Probability
Aligning Opportunity and Risk
Review of Session 1 and Action Plans
Session 2
Group Update
Improving your Discovery of Risk
Understanding and Leveraging Asymmetrical risks
Better Use of Experts in discovering risks
Review of Session 2 and Action Plans
Session 3
Group Update
Avoiding the Experience Trap
Managing and eliminating Low-Level Risks
Improving Contingency Planning for Risks that become issues
Review of Session 3 and Action Plans
Session 4
Group Update
Managing Interdependencies in Risk
Better Reporting of Risk in Portfolios/Programmes
Embedding new Behaviours and Change Management
Review of Training and Action Plans

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Cost per attendee £999 (GBP)

Testimonials from our Project and Risk Training

“Really useful tools/models which will assist us in moving the business forward and making a difference.” 
UK Asset Management Company

“Very inspiring to learn the Tools and put them in practice as an organisation. The trainer was very well organised and delivered a well planned training.”
Large Bank

“Very good training with lots of new things to learn. BEST TRAINING EVER”
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