Edward Robertson

How to Facilitate High Quality Risk Assessment

Episode: 011Date: Tue 10 Aug 2021Title:               How to Facilitate High Quality Risk Assessment EPISODE SUMMARYHigh Quality Risk Assessment implies comprehensive risk identification using certain guidelines to elicit and record notions of risk, and a sensible assessment using four key criteria. I share a generic methodology developed and refined over years with clients. SHOW NOTESLet’s review …

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How to do Risk Identification

Episode: 010Date: Tue 03 Aug 2021Title:               How to do Risk Identification EPISODE SUMMARY We are explaining High Quality Risk Assessment, and can finally start the process of conducting a risk identification session. We can do so with confidence, because all of the procedural and conceptual elements we need are finally in place. SHOW NOTES Main …

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Reprint – Risk Analysis for Tough Issues

The Economist’s risk management study back in 2010 found that there is a continuing perception of risk management as: “…support function staffed with narrowly focused specialists, such as business continuity planners, insurance buyers, or health and safety officers…” (Fall guys – risk management in the front line). Forbes/Deloitte later reported in 2012 that a significant …

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Why is Risk ID All Over the Map?

Episode: 009Date: Tue 27 July 2021Title:               Why is Risk ID All Over the Map? EPISODE SUMMARYWe are discussing High Quality Risk Assessment, and set out last time the many benefits of writing a Context Paper as good preparation. But what now? Looking carefully at conventional advice, we discover why risk identification is typically so ineffectual …

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How to Establish Context

Episode: 008Date: Tue 20 July 2021Title:               How to Establish Context EPISODE SUMMARYWe are discussing High Quality Risk Assessment. We can best prepare by accomplishing that classic step called “Establish the Context”. But how does this apply in my unique business situation? SHOW NOTES Main points               Summary of the series to date. At this point in …

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