Identifying Risks in Your Organization

  • 7 videos | 18m 53s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
  • Certification PMI PDU
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.


  • Distinguish between internal and external risks
    Match situations to either the brainstorming or interviews risk identification technique
    Recognize when to use reviews and analysis in identifying risk
  • Recognize actions to take in planning a brainstorming session
    Identify guidelines for conducting a brainstorming session to identify risks
    Recognize ways to deal with common brainstorming challenges


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    In this course, you'll learn to distinguish between internal and external risks, as well as how to use the techniques of brainstorming, interviews, reviews, and analysis to identify risks in your organization. FREE ACCESS
  • 3m 6s
    The risks you face in business are driven by a range of internal and external factors. Of course, some of these factors are within your control, but others may be harder to manage because of outside influences. Learn how to categorize risks according to the internal or external factors that drive them so you can focus on the areas that are central to your organization's success. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using Brainstorming and Interviews
    2m 53s
    There are a few key techniques to use when identifying the risks your business faces. In this video, you'll learn about brainstorming and interviewing as ways to identify potential risks. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Using Reviews, Analysis, and the Delphi Technique
    3m 21s
    During this video, you will learn how to recognize when to use reviews and analysis to identify risk. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Planning a Brainstorming Session
    3m 6s
    In this video, find out how to recognize actions to take when planning a brainstorming session. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Conducting a Brainstorming Session
    2m 59s
    During this video, you will learn how to conduct a brainstorming session. You will also discover the steps for identifying risks within your organization. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Dealing with Brainstorming Challenges
    2m 51s
    Learn how to recognize ways to deal with common brainstorming challenges. FREE ACCESS


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