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43 min Mini Course

Mini Course: Master Risk Management

We all know projects rarely go to plan, so how do we manage ambiguity and risk in our projects and their delivery? Trying to make everything go ok is stressful and tough. And as project managers, we can find ourselves carrying the weight and burden of projects’ success on our shoulders.

This workshop will give you an approach to successfully manage risk with your team and stakeholders with effective, proactive risk management.

Ben will walk you through the steps of identifying, scoring, and mitigating against risk, provide a walkthrough (and sample) of a Risk Assumptions and Dependencies log (RAID) and address the common challenges faced with risk management.

What you’ll learn

  • How to approach risk management
  • RAID walkthrough
  • How to handle risk challenges

What you’ll be set for

  • Less stress
  • Increased project control
  • Improved project delivery


Ben Aston

I’m Ben Aston, a digital project manager and founder of The DPM. I've been in the industry for more than 15 years working in the UK at London’s top digital agencies including Dare, Wunderman, Lowe and DDB. I’ve delivered everything from film to CMS', games to advertising and eCRM to eCommerce sites. I’ve been fortunate enough to work across a wide range of great clients; automotive brands including Land Rover, Volkswagen and Honda; Utility brands including BT, British Gas and Exxon, FMCG brands such as Unilever, and consumer electronics brands including Sony.