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Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.'s Project Management Office (PMO) resides within the Contract Planning, Administration, & Operations Directorate. The PMO maintains and implements state-of-the-art tools, templates, standards, processes, procedures, and FNL-wide training programs that include pharmaceutical and biotech industry best practices for managing projects.

Advanced Risk Management Seminar Sponsored by the CPAD PMO

Thursday, April 16, 2015
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
ATRF Auditorium
This event qualifies for 8.00 PDUs*.
Presented by Carl Pritchard, PMP, EVP, PMI-RMP

Risk Management is an evolutionary topic with new developments on a regular basis. In the Advanced Risk Management seminar, Carl Pritchard, PMP® takes participants through the advanced concepts of setting organizational thresholds and triggers, building risk models and working with the newest concepts in risk management, including the Risk Breakdown Structure.

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Through hands-on case practice, the course examines alternative means to ensure consistent risk management practice and protocols, and to apply metrics to project risk as project go from feasibility to implementation and change. As a component of the program, participants will build a sample risk model.

Course Outline:

What constitutes “advanced”?
Risk Metrics
PMO applications
Monte Carlo for schedule and cost
New approaches

Organizational Risk Parameters
Setting risk thresholds
Building risk triggers
Risk Modeling
PMO roles in Risk Modeling
Setting Critical Areas
Weighting a Model
Model Construction
Modeling and Contingency Budgeting

Metrics in Risk Identification/Prioritization
Risk Breakdown Structures
Risk by Volume

Metrics in Quantification
Monte Carlo
Schedule Applications
Cost Applications

Strategies, History, Templates

Carl Pritchard, PMP, PMI-RMP is a risk management guru, trainer and speaker, and has authored six texts in project management. His latest, The Risk Management Memory Jogger (Goal/QPC). Carl presents around the world on risk management and project management and served as lead chapter author of the risk management chapter of the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) 4th Edition. He's a member of PMI Baltimore and a resident of Frederick, MD.

*After the presentation, the names and e-mail addresses of those in attendance will be provided to Carl Pritchard. You will receive an e-mail certificate including PDU information for PMPs. You should receive your PDU certificate (as a PDF) within one week of the presentation.

Seating is limited to 30. LUNCH IS NOT PROVIDED. Attendees will be responsible for their own lunch. Please email your interest in attending this seminar no later than April 10, 2015 to Teresa Stitely at mailto:teresa.stitely@fnlcr.nih.gov.

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PMI Global Congress 2014 - North America
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October 26-28, 2014

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