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>/Successful Risk Management for Software Projects
1 Day Training Course
9.30 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

(registration from 2.00 p.m.)
Venue: Centre for Software Engineering
Date: see Training Schedule

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Background
The Event
In the management of any project, large or small, an understanding of risk is critical. Too many software projects suffer unnecessarily from poor risk management and its consequences - projects that are over budget, delayed, or in some cases, even cancelled.
An understanding of the types of risk that can affect a project, putting in place a strategy to mitigate them, combined with the continuous monitoring of the risks, can greatly enhance the successful management and completion of a project.
Who should attend?

The event will be of interest to Project Managers, Senior Managers, Quality Managers, Team Leaders, who require an understanding of the principles of Risk Management. Other staff in your organisation that are involved in risk management or software projects would also benefit from attending.

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Successful Risk Management for Software Projects provides a framework that enables risk analysis and management to be conducted in a realistic and practical fashion.
The subjects covered include: types of risk; strategies for mitigating risk; monitoring and managing risk; characteristics of successful risk managers.

The course materials are supported with a number of practical exercises, tips and case studies to illustrate and give experience in applying the techniques described.

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Apply a structured approach that highlights risks, how to mitigate them and learn from them;
  • Use templates for the implementation of the approaches discussed to manage risk;
  • Understand the characteristics of successful risk managers;
  • Apply the Principles of Risk Management to effectively manage software projects.

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