Risk Management Workshop November 20182018-11-01T13:46:27+00:00

70% to 90% of the problems encountered on most projects are predictable and preventable

Research has shown that project performance can be improved through the use of sound risk management practices. Proper risk management at the onset of any project will highlight threats and opportunities and increase the chance of completing the project successfully.

Risk Management Workshop

Fall 2018

3 Day Workshop

Registration (Before June 1, 2018)

Registration (After June 1, 2018)

Nov 14, 2018 – Nov 16, 2018



IN CPA Society
8250 Woodfield Crossing Blvd., Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46240



Special team discount is available when three or more individuals register from the same organization. Contact Dr. Stephen Burgan at sburgan@ecitpm.com for further details.

Workshop Description

This comprehensive three-day workshop introduces participants to the concepts, principles, processes, and application of risk management. The workshop will provide tools and techniques that will aid participants in implementing these practices. The workshop will highlight:

  • Practical risk management planning
  • Proven risk management techniques
  • Risk identification
  • Risk analysis & evaluation
  • Risk response planning, implementation & control

Workshop Objectives

The objective of this workshop is to provide an understanding and application of risk management practices. From attending this three-day workshop, participants will gain skills to manage risks for any project, regardless of size or complexity.  These skills include how to:

  • Develop a detailed risk management plan to guide risk management activities
  • Develop a risk register that is complete and accurate
  • Qualify and quantify project risks
  • Prepare risk response strategies to control the risks and maximize the opportunities
  • Monitor risks to ensure that response strategies remain appropriate
  • Communicate with key project stakeholders on the status of risk exposure


Nov 14, 2018

8:30am to 4:30pm

Session 1: Risk Management Planning

Determining that the degree, type, and visibility of risk management activities are proportionate to the importance of the project to the organization.

Session 2: Risk Identification

Identifying project risks that may positively or negatively affect the project and documenting their characteristics to create the risk register.


Nov 15, 2018

8:30am to 4:30pm

Session 3: Qualitative Risk Analysis

Prioritizing project risks for further analysis or action by assessing their probability and impact to identify high-priority risks.

Session 4: Quantitative Risk Analysis

Numerically analyzing project risks and other sources of uncertainty to support risk response planning.


Nov 16, 2018

8:30am to 4:30pm

Session 5: Risk Response Planning

Developing options, selecting strategies, and agreeing on actions to address overall project risk exposure.

Session 6: Risk Monitoring & Control

Monitoring identified risks, identifying and analyzing new risks, the implementation of agreed-upon risk response plans.

Workshop Materials

ECI Risk Management Study Guide – A workbook consisting of the training slides, training captions, exercises that you can use on your project.

ECI Risk Management Templates – MS Word™ files that will help you expediate these techniques on your project. Templates include: Stakeholder Register, Risk Tailoring Guidelines, Risk Management Plan, and Project Status Meeting Agendas.

ECI Risk Management Tool – A password-protected MS Excel™ workbook that can be used as the Risk Register to document, assess, monitor, and control risk on your project.

Workshop Format

The workshop consist of lectures, class discussions, individual and group case studies, and exercises. The topics to be covered include: identifying, classifying, assessing, and prioritizing risks, and creating risk response strategies for managing identified risks. Risk communication and risk monitoring will also be addressed in detail. The workshop will help participants to understand and to develop risk management skills, and to apply what they have learned on their real-world projects.

Who Should Attend?

This workshop is designed for anyone who is involved in the successful delivery of projects of all types and sizes. This workshop is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Project Sponsors
  • Program Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Functional Managers
  • Technical Managers
  • Team Leads

About ECI

Enterprise Consulting, Inc. has provided practical, real-world project management training and consulting services since 2002. They have delivered classes for over 200 clients worldwide representing over a dozen industry sectors. Their knowledge, experience, and education distinguishes ECI as a leading project management training and consulting provider.

About the Facilitator

Dr. Stephen Burgan, PMP® began his career as a journeyman ironworker building skyscrapers, started and owned his own construction company, worked as a project manager overseeing large-scale commercial and industrial construction projects, a project management consultant to private and public organizations, a university professor for Master-level and PhD-level graduate courses, and a corporate trainer conducting project management classes and workshops.

Degrees & Certifications

  • Ed.D., Organizational Leadership; his research was on organizational change management with a focus on implementing project management in organizations
  • M.A., Advanced Leadership Studies
  • M.S., Management,
  • B.S., Organizational Leadership,
  • Project Management Professional Certification
  • Total Quality Management Certification
  • Project Definition Rating Index Certification

Stephen was a subject contributor on the PMBOK® Guide, 3rd Edition, content reviewer of PMBOK® Guide, 4th and 5th Edition, and speaks at PMI National Congress and many of the PMI chapters. He and his late wife, Dr. Diana Burgan, PMP have conducted project management classes throughout the United States and overseas in Ukraine, India, Botswana.

Besides conducting PMP® training classes, Stephen conducts their advanced Tailored Project Management® Course with companies to assist in implementing project management practices their organizations. Dr. Burgan is a thought leader on the topics of project management, organizational change management, leadership, and emotional intelligence.

PMI selected Dr. Stephen Burgan and Dr. Diana Burgan to speak at the prestigious 2014 PMI Educational and Research Conference on their unique approach to implementing project management within organizations. Stephen’s commitment to project management research is a testimony to his commitment to excellence and service in the profession.

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