Project Success in the Presence of Uncertainty

Upcoming Event - September 28, 2019

Early Bird Registration Deadline - September 22, 2019

To improve business outcomes, companies rely on projects to deliver new and improved capabilities. Mission success is not possible without project success. However, project success is an elusive goal. In a world of rapid change, digital transformation, and disruptive forces, companies face risk from all directions. In the presence of this uncertainty, project managers need the knowledge and skills to effectively manage risk. Participants attending this event will learn valuable concepts and skills which can be applied immediately to their projects to improve the certainty of project success. They will also create a risk-adjusted plan for a project of their choice during the workshop.
Participants will learn how to develop a risk-adjusted project plan by applying the 5 immutable principles of project success, risk-based thinking, and project pre-mortems.
Participants will:
  • expand their professional network
  • learn essential risk management concepts
  • engage in group activities
  • conduct a project pre-mortem
  • identify and evaluate project risks
  • create a risk adjusted-project plan for a project of their choice

Topics will include:

  • 5 immutable principles of project success
  • How uncertainty creates the opportunity for risk
  • Continually managing risk using risk-based thinking
  • Using a risk-adjusted project plan to improve the probability of success


8:30 – 9:00 am Registration
9:00 – 10:00 am Opening presentation
10:00 – 10:30 am Break, refreshments and networking
10:30 – 11:15 am Facilitated group session
11:15 am – 12:00 pm Workshop
12:30 – 1:00 pm Wrap-up





Mid-morning coffee break followed by a light lunch will be provided.

 Venue Information:

The Cooperators Guelph Address: 130 Macdonell Street Guelph, ON N1H 6P8 Parking: - There is on-street parking on Macdonell Street - There is parking just East of the Cooperators Building (between the Cooperators and Woolwich Street) at East Parkade & East Surface Lot. Please refer to signs posted as you enter parking facilities. - More information about Guelph Downtown Parking here<>


  • PMI-CTT Members: $45.00
  • Non-members: $50.00  
  • Early bird discount $5.00 (September 14, 2019)

PDU Details :

  • Leadership (1)
  • Technical Project Management (1)
  • Strategic and Business Management (1)

 For questions, please contact Saffet Sinan Dolanay>at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

About The Speaker : resizeimage

Raimund Laqua is founder and Chief Compliance Engineer at Lean Compliance Consulting, Inc. His focus is helping ethical, ambitious companies in highly-regulated, high-risk industries to improve the effectiveness of their compliance programs supporting safety & security, quality, regulatory and environmental objectives. Raimund is a professional engineer with a bachelor’s degree in electrical / computer engineering from McMaster University (Hamilton). He has consulted for over 25 years across North America applying his technical knowledge and strategic approach to advance critical processes within: oil & gas, energy, pharmaceutical, medical device, government and technology companies. Raimund is the author of weekly blog articles, and of an upcoming book on effective compliance. He speaks regularly on the topics of risk, compliance, and digital transformation. 

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