Managing Risk

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  • 8 Books | 53h 47m
  • 10 Audiobooks | 37h 11m 17s
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Identifying Risks in Your Organization
Risk is an inevitable aspect of any business. As a manager, it's important that you mitigate or avoid the potential impact of a risk if it comes to pass, to ensure the long-term survival of your organization. This course focuses on the first step in managing risk, identifying risks to your organization. You’ll explore the difference between internal and external risks, and how some risks may actually present a strategic opportunity. You’ll also learn how to use some techniques that can help you identify risks and calculate the probability that they will occur, including root cause identification, the Delphi technique, and brainstorming sessions.
7 videos | 27m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Assessing Your Organization's Risks
Risk is a fact of life for businesses and one that will never just go away. But before you can start managing risk, you need to be able to assess a risk – as well as its probability  – in order to create a strategic plan that will enable you to avoid or mitigate its potential negative impact. In this course, you’ll learn some common techniques for assessing risk, including opportunity assessment, and threat assessment using FMEA – failure mode and effects analysis.
7 videos | 29m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Responding Effectively to Risks
The third step to take when managing risk, once you’ve identified and assessed risks to your organization, is to deal with them appropriately. Some risks may have a higher probability of becoming a reality than others, while others may have more of a negative impact. You’ll need to treat each of these types of risks differently. This course covers how to create an effective strategy for responding to risk, such as risk exposure adjustment and contingency planning. It also outlines specific strategic plans for dealing with a risk that may be a threat or an opportunity.
7 videos | 27m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Managing a Project to Minimize Risk and Maximize Quality
When starting a project, there are many things to consider. One key area is risk. Managing risks means preparing ahead of time for all the things that could go wrong…or go right! Another key area is quality. How are you going to ensure that your product or service meets stakeholders' expectations? And then there's figuring out whether to do all the work in-house or outsource it to a third party. And how do you choose the vendors who will partner with you in managing risk to maximize quality? This course will help you sort out all these considerations by explaining common methods and best practices related to risk management, quality management, and procurement.
7 videos | 18m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Expert Insights on Managing Risk
Risk management is an oxymoron, but it shouldn’t be—because managing risk is exactly the thing that makes it possible to take risks in the first place. Knowing the essentials of risk management help you decide when to go big or go home.
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on How to Manage Risk (After Risk Management has Failed)
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review suggests how the key shortcomings of traditional risk management can be addressed by adopting a more sophisticated alternative — the Bayesian approach.
Book Duration 13m Book Authors By Adam Borison, Gregory Hamm

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Business Continuity and Risk Management: Essentials of Organizational Resilience
Containing state-of-the-art summation of global body of knowledge for BCM and RM, this first ever graduate/senior undergraduate college text includes current international standards, case studies, and extra chapters that focus on IT, Emergency Management, and Risk Modeling applications.
Book Duration 5h 55m Book Authors By Douglas M. Henderson, Kurt J. Engemann

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Handbook on Decision Making: Vol 2: Risk Management in Decision Making
Presenting innovative theories, methodologies, and techniques in the field of risk management and decision making, this book introduces new research developments and provides a comprehensive image of their potential applications to readers interested in the area.
Book Duration 9h 7m Book Authors By Guangquan Zhang (eds), Jie Lu, Lakhmi C. Jain

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Implementing Enterprise Risk Management: Case Studies and Best Practices
A practical guide to establishing an effective ERM system by applying best practices at a granular level, this insightful book includes case studies of leading organizations and provides clear, demonstrative instruction on establishing a strong, real-world system.
Book Duration 13h 54m Book Authors By Betty J. Simkins, John R.S. Fraser, Kristina Narvaez

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Fundamentals of Risk Management: Understanding, Evaluating and Implementing Effective Risk Management, 3rd Edition
Providing a comprehensive introduction to the subject of commercial and business risk, this book is completely aligned to ISO 31000 and examines the key components of risk management and its application, with examples to demonstrate its benefit to organizations in the public and private sector.
Book Duration 8h 30m Book Authors By Paul Hopkin

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A Risk Professional's Survival Guide: Applied Best Practices in Risk Management
Including real world examples and lessons learned from past crises, this book provides clear explanations of the importance of risk management in preventing financial disasters, and introduces all of the key risk management concepts in a cohesive case study spanning each chapter.
Book Duration 9h 44m Book Authors By Clifford Rossi

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The Manager’s Guide to Risk Assessment: Getting it Right
As a responsible manager, you need to consider threats to your organization’s resilience. In this guide, Douglas M. Henderson will help you follow a clearly explained, step-by-step process to conduct a risk assessment.
Book Duration 1h 30m Book Authors By Douglas M. Henderson, Kristen Noakes-Fry

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The Risk Management Handbook: A Practical Guide to Managing the Multiple Dimensions of Risk
Drawing together leading voices from the major risk management application areas - from GRC to supply chain risk, operational risk to cyber risk - this expert guide showcases best practice in each discipline and provides a succinct and coherent picture of the field as a whole.
Book Duration 4h 54m Book Authors By David Hillson (ed)
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AUDIOBOOKS INCLUDED

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Risk Management: Concepts and Guidance, Fifth Edition
Risk Management provides an in-depth look at risk in the project management environment, and supplies a variety of practical techniques that can be used to ensure project success. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Audiobook Duration 21m 34s Audiobook Authors By Carl L. Pritchard

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The Risk Management Handbook: A Practical Guide to Managing the Multiple Dimensions of Risk
The Risk Management Handbook provides a comprehensive guide to understanding and handling risk. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Audiobook Duration 20m 14s Audiobook Authors By David Hillson (ed)

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Fundamentals of Risk Management: Understanding, Evaluating and Implementing Effective Risk Management, Third Edition
Fundamentals of Risk Management, Third Edition explores the vital role of risk management for organizational success and development, and provides a framework to identify, control, and monitor risk. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Audiobook Duration 22m 14s Audiobook Authors By Paul Hopkin

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Risk Maturity Models: How to Assess Risk Management Effectiveness
Risk Maturity Models discusses what risk maturity models are and how you can implement the most effective one to protect your company and increase its profits. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Audiobook Duration 20m 8s Audiobook Authors By Domenic Antonucci

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The Essentials of Risk Management, Second Edition
The Essentials of Risk Management, Second Edition provides a practical guide to assess and manage financial risk in your organization. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Audiobook Duration 18m 13s Audiobook Authors By Dan Galai, Michel Crouhy, Robert Mark

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The Ten Commandments for Business Failure
This audio edition offers light-hearted, "how-not-to" business advice from Don Keough, a former top executive at Coca-Cola and now chairman of the elite investment banking firm Allen & Company.
Audiobook Duration 4h 17m 47s Audiobook Authors By Donald R. Keough

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Strategic Connections: The New Face of Networking in a Collaborative World
This audio edition provides practical advice for building better, more productive business relationships.
Audiobook Duration 7h 5m 2s Audiobook Authors By Andre Alphonso, Anne Baber, Jim Wylde, Lynne Waymon

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How to Hit a Curveball: Confront and Overcome the Unexpected in Business
This audio edition can help anyone avoid striking out in both their business and their personal lives by following a simple set of rules for surviving uncertainty.
Audiobook Duration 6h 37m 22s Audiobook Authors By Mark Levine, Scott R. Singer

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The Upside of the Downturn: Ten Management Strategies to Prevail in the Recession and Thrive in the Aftermath
This audio edition - based on extensive interviews with global executives and other experts - synthesizes the ten most important guidelines for tough times.
Audiobook Duration 6h 28m 46s Audiobook Authors By Geoff Colvin

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Billion Dollar Lessons: What You Can Learn from the Most Inexcusable Business Failures of the Last 25 Years
This audio edition draws on research into more than 750 flameouts to reveal the seven biggest reasons for business failure.
Audiobook Duration 10h 59m 57s Audiobook Authors By Chunka Mui, Paul B. Carroll
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