The unique challenges of IT projects make it mandatory an IT project manager be a skilled risk manager. Risk will always exist in IT projects given the need to deal with challenging requirements and expectations, complex and ever-changing technologies and business needs, and aggressive schedules and budgets to support business success. However, it is not inevitable that risk management will be an impossible task that will result in your being viewed as reactive, or worse, unresponsive. In IT Risk Management course you’ll learn to look at risk management as a way to seize opportunities, minimize threats and achieve optimum results. You’ll work through the proactive approach to threat and opportunity— based on a clear understanding of the powerful nature of both qualitative and quantitative approaches to risk management.
Use a practical, eight-step process to manage IT project risk
Identify threats and opportunities and weigh their relative value in your project
Develop practical response strategies for common IT project risks
Overcome stakeholder and team member roadblocks to risk strategy implementation
Make risk and opportunity integral components of your next IT project plan
Who Should Attend?
IT Project Manager
Anyone who is interested in the field
Day One: Introduction to Risk
Definition and characteristics of “risk”
Elements and factors of risk
Types of risk
Components of risk management
Day Two:Risk Management Planning and Identifying Risk and
Risk management planning
Idea generation tools and techniques
Probability and impact
Day Three: Analyzing and Prioritizing Risk
Determining risk tolerances
Establishing and evaluating profitability
Risk-based financial tools and techniques
Risks versus opportunities
Day Four:Developing Risk Responses
Risk response strategies for opportunities and threats
Risk acceptance, avoidance, transference, and mitigation
Day Five:Risk Execution, Evaluation and Update and Risk Evaluation
Risk response monitoring and control
Execute risk strategies
Contingency plans and workarounds
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