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Training for Risk Management

Course description: This course provides a systematized and practical approach to the science and art of sound risk taking.

Course impact: Participants learn to recognize real vs. shadow risk; to assess risk in a way that minimizes fear and maximizes gaining useful information, to make difficult judgment decisions more quickly and to build support for acting on those decisions. Course includes individual and team climate assessments on risk-taking and empowerment tendencies. Teams establish guidelines to create an environment that actively promotes and rewards risk taking and empowerment.

Key objectives: Establishing focus on the risk goal rather than the obstacles, assessing risk factors and establishing research strategies, overcoming emotional barriers to risk taking, making effective risk decisions, persuading others to support your risk initiative, building an optimum risk plan, creating committed team guidelines to support and reward risk taking and empowerment.

Instruction method: Participants work on current, real risk challenges and establish individual and team optimum risk plans. Facilitated self discovery approach leading to practical skill building and application. 15% didactic; 15% facilitated problem solving discussions, 60% experiential exercises/skill building; 10% summarizing success and takeaway application.

Course duration: 8, 12 or 16 hours depending on client goals.

Recommended course size: 18 to 36 participants.

Who should attend: Intact teams, cross functional quality or project teams, managers, team leaders or individual contributors interested in empowering themselves and others to take sound risk and to build support for risk taking and creativity within their teams.

Fees: Learning Center courseware is customized to specific client applications. Complete written project proposals are available at no cost. To learn more, please send us an email at info@learningcenter.net.

Support Articles: The following Library articles provide useful input related to this training course: Optimizing Risk, and Converting Risk Aversion.

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