Uncertainty, Complexity, and Risk in Projects

Start Date:April 24, 2017 End Date:April 28, 2017
Last Date for Application:April 10, 2017 Last Date for Early Bird:April 3, 2017
Progarmme Fee: 120000 INR

(Plus 15% Service tax)

Early Bird Fee:111600 INR

(Plus 15% Service tax)

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Emerging economies in Asia and India are going through major transformation. While about 70 trillion dollars' worth of projects are being executed in the world, a majority of these projects will require new knowledge in managing projects that goes beyond critical path, network diagram and conventional Project Risk Management (PRM) as practiced by Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK).

• Acquaint the participants with three types: Variations, foreseen and unforeseen uncertainties

• Discuss issues related to risk identification, risk analysis, and risk response planning in projects in mitigating costandtime overrun

• Develop knowledge about system, task, and organisational level complexities

• Discuss various statistical principles in risk management and introduce new concepts of cumulative impact factor and cumulative likelihood factors, risk cost, risk time, corrective cost, corrective time, expected cost, and expected time 

• Discuss advanced concepts like simulation, Dependency Structure Matrix, selectionism and learning

• Discuss the difference between PRM in ordinary projects and technology start-up projects

• Discuss various legal issues including statutory reporting of project risk management

• Discuss Indian and international cases of application of PRM in several industries

• Basics of Critical Path Method and Program Evaluation and Review Techniques
• Probability Concepts and Dependency Structure Matrix
• PRM Process: SHAMPU, PMBOK, and RAMP
• Case Study of PRM in India and Abroad
• Integration of Project Risk with Financial Risk
• Develop the Profile of PRM in Variation, Foreseen and Unforeseen Uncertainty, and Complexity
• Recent Developments, NTCP (Novelty, Technology, Complexity, and Pace)
• Statutory Reporting in PRM

A mix of pedagogical tools will be used - cases and articles from international journals, software developed by IIMA, videotapes, and guest lectures.

This programme is aimed at executives who are planning to be involved in management of risks in large national and international projects. The principles of risk management in projects will be applicable equally to conventional construction and project management sectors, service sectors (hotels, airlines, railways, telecom, internet service providers, power plants, call centres, BPOs, and Information Technology and software projects), defence services projects as well as projects in manufacturing sectors (process industriessuch as steel, aluminum, polymer, zinc, petrochemicals, cement, pharmaceuticals, etc.).