Risk Management for Complex U.S. Government Contracts and Projects

Risk Management for Complex U.S. Government Contracts and Projects

About the Program

Risk management, the ability to efficiently and cost effectively mitigate potential problems, is fundamental to good business in both the public and private sectors.

This seminar provides a unique and comprehensive view of what it takes to successfully manage large, complex, high-technology U.S. government contracts and projects. Led by celebrated principal author Gregory A. Garrett, the contributing authors of the book of the same name are a team of 12 subject-matter experts. This one-of-a-kind seminar is loaded with process diagrams tools, techniques, and best practices to help acquisition professionals in both the U.S. government and industry improve business results. A must for everyone in the business of buying or selling complex products, systems, services, or integrated solutions to or for the U.S. government.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • The common myths and best practices in managing risk on U.S. government contracts and projects;
  • How to apply the ORM process to contracts and projects;
  • How to use numerous tools and techniques to identify, analyze, and mitigate contract and project risk;
  • The contractual, schedule, technical, and financial aspects of risk typically encountered when managing complex government contracts and projects;
  • How to manage risk associated with government professional services contracts and projects; an
  • How to use the Contract Management Risk and Opportunity Assessment Tool to improve business results

 

Every attendee will receive a copy of Risk Management for Complex U.S. Government Contracts & Projects and its accompanying workbook.

How to Register

View the Host Locations, then contact the registrar for the seminar date and location you wish to attend.

Course Outline

Unit 1
Government Contracting Risk Management: Common Myths and Best Practices

Unit 2
The Opportunity and Risk Management Process

Case Study: Are You Kidding Me?

Unit 3
Opportunity and Risk Management Tools and Techniques

Case Study: Show Me the Plan!

Unit 4
Contractual Aspects of Risk Management

Case Study: Out of Control!

Unit 5
Financial, Schedule, and Technical Aspects of Risk Management

Case Study: Changes Gone Wild!

Unit 6
Risk Management for Professional Services

Case Study: What to do?

Unit 7
The Contract Management Risk and Opportunity Assessment Tool


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