In a recent post issued by Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Australia, there was a discussion on the need to “collaborate, diversify, niche or die” insofar as revamping corporate training in Australia. I believe this holds through for all countries in this region. This articles explores how this could be done on a practical level for training programs offered by training providers for corporations in multiple industries.
Does undertaking efforts to manage risk really make a difference? There are times I wonder whether it does. I recently conducted a project review for a construction project that was stalled due to the collapse of a portion of the roof structure. I requested for the risk register and was provided with one that was very comprehensively documented and yet this risk of the roof collapsing was not included.
Project risk management covers many aspects. One of them is the development
of a risk response strategy. Developing a risk response strategy for projects is
tedious, time consuming and laborious. It takes a toll on project managers and
project team members. It consumes a lot of time to identify, analyze and
develop risk response strategies. Despite doing this, projects still fail. Why is this
so? This article seeks to share some insights that address this question.