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The people I've met through AGC have helped me both personally and professionally. Every contractor needs those resources and those relationships. If you want to be successful, well then, you need AGC.

Phyllis Harden

Legislative & Special Projects, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel
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Module 4:  Risk Management

This course will help early-career project managers gain insight into the types and sources of risk, techniques for managing risk, the basics of insurance and bonding and how quality control/quality assurance plans help mitigate performance risk.

Following successful completion of Module 4, participants will have the ability to:

  • Explain how risk changes over the different phases of a project
  • Discuss the types and sources of risk in the construction phase of a project
  • Identify techniques for managing risk, specifically risks that are the contractor’s primary responsibility
  • Describe how the scope and nature of risk management may vary based on project contracting method
  • Identify the importance of warranty periods and liability tails
  • Discuss the basics of insurance and bonding
  • Explain the importance of documentation in controlling risk
  • Describe how quality control/quality assurance plans help mitigate performance risk
  • Identify the risks created through drug use, sexual harassment, and discrimination
  • Explain how risk and profit are related
  • Describe how different parties view risk on a project

Instructor’s Guide: Item No. 7103

Participant’s Manual: Item No. 71031

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