‘It is an unhappy fact of life that there are usually more things that can go wrong with a project

than can unexpectedly go right’ John R. Schuyle

► Project managers seeking to bring new dimensions of leadership to projects, programs and portfolios; ► PMO professionals seeking enhancements for their organization’s project management practices, ► Product development managers, business line managers, IT managers, financial managers, and other business professionals who need an advanced yet practical project management education; ► Senior managers and executives looking to leverage their organization’s technical and managerial expertise through a strong project management capability.

Dates Time

: 27 & 28 November 2012 (Tuesday & Wednesday) : 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Venue : Kompleks ЄUREKA, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang.
Organised by:
Previous participants came from: • Continental Automotive Components Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. • Avago Technologies (M) Sdn. Bhd. • Philips Lumileds Lighting Company Sdn. Bhd. • Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) • Pengurusan Aset Air Berhad (PAAB) • Public Works Department (PWD) • Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) • Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UNIMAP) • Open University Malaysia (OUM) • Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)

(wholly-owned by Universiti Sains Malaysia)

HRDF Claimable*
*Subject to HRDF Approval

Traditionally majority of project decisions heavily favoured cost and schedule. Alarming rate of project failure resulted in realization of requirement for risk management competency for project managers and their respective team members. Risk management involves minimizing the consequences of adverse events as well as maximizing the result of positive events. This course attempts to identify the requirements for project risk management. This leads to the development of a risk management roadmap, which will underpin the design and implementation of an intelligent risk mapping system. The outcome from this course will facilitate course participants to effectively manage project risk and contribute towards successful project management in their respective organization.

The workshop will be conducted in a highly interactive approach with real project case study and simulation of project scenarios. Relevant training video and reference material will be used to enhance teaching and learning.

MAJOR (R) DR. PREBAGARAN A/L JAYARAMAN PhD, PMP,PMI-RMP, MSc, BSc Ed (Hons), Dip Phy Ed, Dip ALC, CT (USA) Dr. J. Prebagaran has 23 years of working experience in Management & Training. He is a retired military training officer. He has served as a facilitator for major MNC, SME and government agencies in the field of management, safety, quality and training. Dr. J. Prebagaran is a Certified Project Management Professional by Project Management Institute (USA). He was a Project Manager (Training) of multi billion international ship building project for 5 years. He has hands on experience in managing various projects involving international organizations from Oman, Australia and Indonesia. Dr. J. Prebagaran is Certified Trainer of ‘7 Habits of Highly Effective People’. He is also a Certified Trainer by International Board of Certified Trainers (USA). He is an Advanced TQM facilitator, ISO 9001:2000 QMS Lead Auditor and competent trainer for ISO 14000. Dr J. Prebagaran is currently an Associate Consultant of USAINS Holdings and Principal Consultant of Samudera Management Consultants. Dr J. Prebagaran has conducted various leadership and project management training programs for government, multinational organizations and international clients. Among the prominent satisfied clients from his training program are Agilent Technologies, PETRONAS University, PT REA, Indonesia (A public listed company in UK), Matsushita and MISC (Malaysian International Shipping Corporation). Dr J. Prebagaran is a faculty member of Asia E University MBA Program. Dr J. Prebagaran has practical and proven experience in design and delivering of leadership and management development program for major international organizations like MISC, Sony, Flextronics, Western Digital and Agilent Technologies. He has also conducted various training programs in management and leadership development in Thailand, Indonesia and Ghana. He has attended training programs in USA, Germany and UK. Dr J. Prebagaran has presented paper in national and international seminars in the field of Safety, Quality and Management. He is a strong advocate of lifelong learning. His research interest is in project management competency development and technology management. His class will be full of energy and fun He is an expert in adopting adult learning principles to ensure effective teaching and learning process.

At the end of this course, participants shall be able to: i. Define fundamental principles of risk management; ii. Explain the benefits of effective risk management and the implications of poor risk management; iii. Identify project risk; iv. Conduct basic project risk analysis; v. Develop preliminary project risk response plan; vi. Determine key principles to monitor and control project risk; vii. Explain fundamental requirements for effective risk governance; viii. Develop personal action plan to apply the skill acquired at workplace.


(Covers course material, refreshment including lunch and Certificate of Attendance)

(group minimum of 2 participants from the same organisation)

Technical: Major (R) Dr. Prebagaran a/l Jayaraman Samudera Management Consultants Tel: 05-6892101 / 012-5261482 praba1965@yahoo.com Registration and others: Khairol Anuar Hazir Mohammed USAINS Holding Sdn Bhd Tel: 04-653 4372 / 012-286 9048 khairol@usainsgroup.com / khairol_usains@yahoo.com


1. Fundamental Principles Risk Management: Definition of risk. Iterative risk management process. 2. Benefit of Effective Risk Management: Proactive project management. Optimization of opportunities. Mitigation of threat. 3. Implication of Poor Risk Management: Reactive project management. Increased probability of project failure. 4. How to identify project risk? Input required for effective risk identification. What is a well defined risk? Common risk identification methods. Common risk documentation methods. Risk register. Risk identification : case study. 5. How to Perform Risk Analysis? Qualitative and quantitative risk analysis. Assumption testing. Data quality assessment. How to determine probability and impact? Risk ranking. Risk register updates. Expected monetary value of risk. Risk Analysis : case study. 6. How to Plan Risk Response? Inputs required for effective risk response. Risk response strategies for threat. Risk response strategies for opportunities. Residual risk. Secondary risk. Triggers. Contingency planning. Fallback planning. Contingency reserve. Management reserve. Plan Risk response : case study. 7. How to Monitor and Control Risk? Objectives of monitor and control risk. Workarounds. Risk audit. Earned value analysis. Risk Reassessment. Key activities of monitor and control risk process. Outputs of monitor and control risk process. Monitor and control risk : case study. 8. Personal Action Plan How to translate your knowledge and skill into action (within your circle of influence).
Disclaimer The Organizer reserves the right to reschedule or cancel any part of its published programme or venue due to unforeseen circumstances and will not accept liability for costs incurred by participants or their organizations for the cancellation of travel arrangements and/or accommodation reservations as a result of the course being cancelled or postponed. Advance notice will be given if there are such changes or cancellation.


Fax or send registration form to : USAINS Holding Sdn. Bhd., Ground Floor, Kompleks ЄUREKA, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 USM PENANG. Fax : 04-657 2210 Or Email: khairol@usainsgroup.com / khairol_usains@yahoo.com
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LO / PO / Cheque / Bank Draft / Money Order must be made payable to ‘USAINS Holding Sdn. Bhd.’.
1. Bank Transfer [Please fax or email your Bank-in Slip (Print your name & details on the slip)]. Payee Name: Details: Name of Bank: Account Number: USAINS Holding Sdn. Bhd. EFFECTIVE PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT NOVEMBER 2012 CIMB Bank Berhad (USM Branch), Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 USM Penang. 0709-0006708-05-7

2. A Local Order (LO) or Purchase Order (PO) must be presented before the event. The Organizer reserves the right to refrain a registered participant from taking part in the event if no proof of payment can be presented. This only applies to registered participants who have NOT paid the registration fee PRIOR to the event date. 3. Cancellation / Substitution A full refund less administration fee of MYR250.00 will be given for cancellation received not later than 10 working days before the course. No refund will be made after this period. However, substitute participants are welcomed at no extra charge provided written notice of at least 5 working days before the event is given to the Organizer.

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