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Risk Management for Tech Businesses

  • 14 Jul 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


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When Plan A doesn’t go the way it was intended, it is important to have a Plan B and C but why is it necessary to have plans in place for when things go wrong? Join Digital Nova Scotia and Marc Charbonneau of dlP Business Consulting to learn about Risk Management in the tech sector.

In this webinar you will learn;

  • How risks are a result of ambiguity and uncertainty, and how these can be grouped as known-knowns, known-unknowns, unknown-unknowns and how these each fit into estimates, risk budgets, management reserve, and how these affect margin and price.
  • How to identify and assess risks including prioritizing and quantifying them.
  • Strategies to deal with risks and how to report progress on the effectiveness of those strategies.
  • How inaction can leave quite a bit of risk exposure near the end of a project when your resources have mostly been expended, whereas taking action early on will lead to greater success.

About Marc Charbonneau

Marc is an entrepreneurial business consultant with over 20 years of experience, specializing in strategic planning, business development, and project management. He is a graduate from the Royal Military College of Canada with a Bachelor of Computer Engineering. Marc served in the Royal Canadian Navy as a Naval Combat Systems Engineering Officer. Upon retirement from the RCN, Marc transitioned to the private sector. He has held progressive leadership positions at Lockheed Martin Canada, Bluedrop Training & Simulation, Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems, Irving Shipbuilding and the Dallaire Institute for Children, Peace and Security. Marc is an engaging presenter who likes to weave pertinent examples pulled from his personal and professional experiences, and he encourages meaningful exchanges amongst participants to further reinforce the lesson at hand.

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