Risk Management for Managers: How to Manage Risk Strategically

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    Speaker: Rebecca Staton-Reinstein

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    Duration: 90 Minutes
    Product Code: 50187
    Level: Intermediate


Risk is part of life whether you are developing a major new product or planning a family vacation. Most of us intuitively include some basic risks in all our plans but most of us fail to analyse and plan to mitigate risks systematically in all our work. Even more problematic is dealing with unexpected risks. Learn to create mitigation plans for anticipated risks and a plan to deal with the unexpected. Use some simple tools to analyse risks and prioritize the need for planning. Be confident as you avoid unnecessary "firefighting" and manage risk strategically.


No project or endeavour ever goes off completely as planned. Glitches, whether large or small, can derail your work if you are unprepared. Arisk management framework assures a greater chance for minimum impact to schedule, cost, and desired results. Being prepared to deal with unexpected risks allows you to respond not react.


  • Context for risk management
    • What are your strengths and challenges dealing with risks currently?
    • What are the most common risks you face at work?
  • Identifying Risks
    • Looking at history, experience, team memory
    • Surveying common risks
    • Maximizing brainstorming risks
  • Analyzing and Assessing risks
    • Simple tools for risk analysis
    • Gathering data for more precise risk analysis
    • Avoiding common problems with risk analysis
  • Deciding where to put your risk management resources
    • Tools for decision making
    • Matching tools to risk level
  • Developing risk plans
    • Planning to avoid risks
    • Planning to mitigate risks
    • Planning for early warning signs of risk
    • Integrating risk management goals, objectives, strategies, and tactics into plans
  • Monitoring and Controlling risks
    • Developing metrics, schedules to monitor risk
    • Controlling risks where possible
    • Establishing risk management techniques
  • Expecting the Unexpected
    • Developing generic response plans
    • Training everyone on response plans
  • Continually improving risk management
    • Analyzing lessons learned from every risk which occurs
    • Integrating results and lessons learned into existing and future risk management, mitigation, and response planning


As a result of this program, you will be able to:

  • Anticipate common or recurring risks in your situation
  • Be prepared with procedures and plans for dealing with predictable risks
  • Prevent or eliminate certain risks
  • Have a generic risk management framework for unanticipated risks to minimize response time
  • Incorporate risk analysis and risk management process into everything you undertake


  • Executives
  • Managers in all disciplines
  • Project Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • versions for HR
  • Project managers & managers


I work with companies around the world that want strategic leaders and engaged employees to increase bottom- and top-line results and delight customers. You achieve your goals through strategic planning and leadership, management, team, and organizational development. Draw on my proven ability to mentor you through major change. My team works with you to craft customized, successful solutions to your complex business issues in all economic sectors.Our mission is your success.

Leadership teams execute robust strategic plans with measurable outcomes using my results-driven, Success Planning: A ‘How-To’ Guide for Strategic Planning.The methodology is further customized in the forthcoming Success Planning for Nonprofits: Evidenced-Based Strategic Planning.I documented strategic leadership practices of 20 modern executives and key Constitutional framers in Conventional Wisdom: How Today’s Leaders Plan, Perform, and Progress Like the Founding Fathers. 

For over 25 years, Ihave contributed improved organizational value as a leader, manager, keynoter, educator, and consultant honored by organizations on four continents. I am a Ph.D. in organizational development, MBTI® Master Practitioner, a National Speakers Association Professional Member, and St. Petersburg Engineering AcademyForeign Member.

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