Risk Management

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In today’s ever-changing business world, risk is an inherent component that must be accounted for. In this workshop, you will learn how to identify the general categories and events that most adversely affect manufacturers and the benefits of developing an effective overall risk mitigation strategy. In addition, you will also learn about ISO standards that relate to risk management, and you’ll learn about multiple tools that can be used to identify and assess risks.  


  • Define “risk” and “risk management.”
  • Describe a risk-management process and what occurs at each step.
  • List and describe ISO standards for risk management.
  • Explain the concept of risk-based thinking.
  • List and describe risk treatment options.
  • List and describe tools for risk management, including a risk matrix, SWOT analysis, issues log, root cause analysis, fishbone diagrams, FMEA, and control plans.

Intended audience: Team members with responsibility for risk management and quality management system implementation and others seeking an awareness of risk management concepts and techniques.

Workshop qualifies for 0.8 CEUs (continuing education units) through Purdue University. There is a $15 processing fee to obtain your CEU transcript record. If you are interested in obtaining CEUs, you can prepay at registration or request an application form at the end of the session. Workshop also qualifies for 8 PDHs (professional development hours) through the Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. You will be given a Certificate of Attendance to submit to the Board for these credits.


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