Project Risk Management: Approach, tools and techniques for immediate use

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Project risk management: Approach, tools and techniques for immediate use

Risk management giving you a headache?

You find yourself needing to do some risk management, maybe for a client project you are working on, a pitch for investment to demonstrate that you have this covered, or for your own company growth plan, for example.

You need to polish up your skills so you can work more efficiently while gaining more professional, easier, better results. You want a short, time-efficient course that will give you a relevant approach, tools and techniques. You want someone who can actually present well and share some top tips and lessons learned. You want to walk away with knowledge and skills you can implement now.

Busy people and businesses improve performance through our time-efficient, bite-sized management training packages. Less faffing, more success.

Book now and join Rob Hart, trainer at Manage and Thrive Training, for an understandable, sympathetic and relevant foray into project risk management.

“Rob was both engaging and knowledgeable in his field.” Company director, Bath

Aim: To provide an approach to managing project risks, along with tools and techniques that you can apply immediately.

Summary: If you've been asked to put together a project risk register, or you discovered that you probably ought to have one while looking at other areas of 'project management', then it can seem like an impossible task. This course provides you with an insight into the idea of ‘risk’ (assuming you have an initial level of 'zero understanding' about risk management). It then provides you with an approach, and some tools and techniques that you'll be able to apply immediately in your role.



Background and benefits of risk management

The components of risk

Assessing risk


Recording risk

Deriving risk


Application of a risk management plan/strategy

Quantitative Approach and Models


Trainer profile:

Rob Hart received formal management and leadership training at The Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, and subsequently served for seven years as an Army Officer. After leaving the forces, Rob then worked in a number of management disciplines with the United Nations, Government, corporate and small businesses and start-ups. He now shares his experience with others. He is a confident and competent all-round manager, with extensive training and experience of management and leadership in various environments. Specialisms include operations, strategy, projects/ programmes, systems and process, risk, change management, resources, capability, teams and staff. Rob's LinkedIn profile is https://www.linkedin.com/in/robhartbusiness/

About Manage and Thrive Training:

We want to help people and businesses succeed. We do this by providing time-efficient, focussed training in management and leadership. Training is created and delivered by people with world-class training and real-world experience, including both military and commercial backgrounds, who can instruct, and who are trusted by us.

So give yourself a big gain, for little pain and risk. Invest in you and your team. Book a course now.


What time should I arrive, and what about food?
Please feel free to arrive from 12:30pm, ready for a (hopefully) prompt start at 12:45pm. If you need to bring some packed food to eat beforehand, then this 12:30 - 12:45pm slot should allow you to do this. No food will be provided, other than biscuits to go with tea/coffee.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Find The Guild
The Guild is situated right in the centre of Bath, and is located within the historic Guildhall building. The building itself has three entrances, ours is the last one on the left as you look at the front of the Guildhall, and is directly opposite TK Maxx.
If you use a satnav then please use: BA1 5AW
Otherwise you may be routed to elsewhere in Bath if instead you use BA1 5EB

Arrival by Car
Bath is not a car friendly city. A series of bus gates means that cars cannot drive directly through the centre of the city between the hours of 10am and 7pm (including weekends).
While there is on street parking around the city, it is expensive and in short supply. It will most likely be easier for you to either use one of the park and rides into town, or to use one of the long stay car parks. If you are coming from London via car, we recommend using the Lansdown park and ride.
Otherwise, we recommend Charlotte Street car park. Once you have parked at the Charlotte Street car park, head down to Charlotte Street and head towards Queen Square. Diagonally across Queen Square, find Wood Street (aim towards the Paxton and Whitfield cheese shop). Continue in that same general direction along Quiet Street (the Kitchen shop will be on your left). Go straight over Milsom Street (a major shopping street) and along Green Street (passing the Tasting Rooms wine and whisky shop). Once there, turn right and head that way (the Waitrose building will be on your left). When you get to TK Maxx and Cafe Nero, which should be on your right, head over the road to the Guild Hall building. The entrance to the Guild is to the left of the entrance to the Guildhall market, as you look at it. The door usually has a little sandwich board for the Guild outside it.

Public Transport
Bath is well served by train and coach links.
Bath railway station is an 8 minute walk away.
Bath bus station is situated right next to the railway station.
Use satnav (see above).
Alternatively: as you exit the front entrance of the railway station, you find a road junction with The Royal Bath Hotel and Brasserie Brunel opposite. Head straight up the road in front of you (which is the A3039, with Debenhams' side-entrance and some bus stops on your left). Head towards the big building which houses Garfunkels/Browns/Empire Hotel. When you get to this big building, veer left and follow the wall of this building (so the wall will of the building will be on the right), heading towards All Bar One and Starbucks. Follow the road around to the right. You will then find the entrance to the Guildhall Market, with a Cafe Nero on the opposite side of the road. A little bit further along beyond the Market entrance is the Guild entrance, which usually has a little sandwich board outside for the Guild it. If you get as far as TX Maxx, you’ve probably gone a little bit too far if you came from the station.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please email rob@manage-and-thrive.co.uk

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Ideally... but if you forget it, don't feel you need to turn back and go home to get it.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
In principle that is ok, but please email rob@manage-and-thrive.co.uk to advise of the change.


The "Organiser" – Manage and Thrive Ltd, trading as Manage and Thrive Training, whose registered address is at The Guild, High Street, Bath, BA1 5EB

The "Event" – Project Risk Management training event

The "Attendee" - The person booking this event through the Eventbrite website

The "Booking Fee"- £99.00 or as per ticket type

The "Website" – www.manage-and-thrive.co.uk

The "Event Period" – Wednesday 20 September 2017, 12:45 - 16:45

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