Cadence Distinguished Speaker Series

Session Information

Title: Understanding and Managing Risk Attitudes
Presenter: Dr. David Hillson, PMP
Duration: 1 hour

Learning Outcomes

Dr. David Hillson returns to the Cadence Distinguished Speaker Series to challenge the common wisdom and attitudes around risk. This follow-up to his premiere presentation with Cadence will help you ensure that risk management delivers what it promises!

Whether you know it or not, your organization has a risk management process. It may be clearly defined, supporting your project management efforts proactively, or it may be ad hoc, a lifeline for smart project people who understand that the project must win. Understanding your risk attitude, and how your organization views risk, allows you to drive toward a broad and intelligent risk management process.

  • Define the range of risk attitudes, and understand how each plays into the success or failure of your risk management process
  • Learn how Emotional Literacy offers a unique framework for understanding and managing risk attitudes
  • Discover enhanced risk management effectiveness through greater understanding of organizational risk subtexts

About our speaker

Hillson David

Dr David Hillson is an international risk consultant offering expert risk support across the globe, at both strategic and tactical levels. He has worked in fifty countries and his consultancy clients include major organisations in construction, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, transport, fast-moving consumer goods, energy, IT, defence and government.

David also leads the team at The Risk Doctor Partnership, based on his worldwide network with like-minded professional risk experts.

David Hillson is an active member of the global Project Management Institute (PMI®), and he has received several awards which recognise his sustained and significant contribution to advancing the field of risk management in projects. He was a core author of PMI’s Practice Standard for Project Risk Management (2009).

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