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ASQ 509 General Membership Meeting  

Mykonos Grill
121 Congressional Lane
Rockville, Maryland  20852

Mykonos Grill

Oct 17, 2013    6:00 pm - 9:15 pm

ASQ Section 509
Washington, DC and Maryland Metro
"Risk Management 102"
Mike Helton
Sr. Risk Management Consultant
Thursday, October 17, 2013
At the 
Mykonos Grill
Rockville, Maryland
Registration & Networking:  6:00 p.m.
Dinner: 7:00 p.m
General Announcements and Introductions:  7:45 p.m.
Introductions and Opportunities to connect
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Program:  8:00 p.m.
Adjourn 9:15 p.m.
The cost is $25 for members and students or $35 for non-members.
Registration: Please register here or by contacting Programs Chair Heather Reis (). You may attend the presentation without charge (no dinner).
Speaker Biography: Mike Helton
Mike Helton is a senior Risk Management consultant and has practiced Risk Management for over 17 years on very large to very small programs and projects.  These included the Air Traffic Control DSR Program, an NSA Process Improvement Program and many smaller group projects within larger programs such as various groups within NASA�s Landsat Program.  He was the instructor for the Risk Management Process for the National Security Administration where he trained over 350 NSA professionals on Risk Management.  This included tailoring aspects of industry standard risk management processes documented by the PMBOK, SEI Carnegie Mellon Institute and several other sources of risk management to fit various kinds of programs and projects.  His prior endeavors included integration manager on a key stage of the NASA�s International Space Station, integration manager on a commercial satellite communications system for the American Satellite Company and mission & science sequence design engineer on various interplanetary space missions at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Presentation Overview: Risk Management 102

This talk begins with a brief overview of the Risk Management Process and includes the basics for high quality Risk Management.  Some follow-on ingredients that enhance the quality of Risk Management are presented including the following:
  • Key preparations for doing effective Risk Management in any project.
  • Brief guidelines for identifying the right risks in any project.
  • Skills needed to do successful Risk Management.
  • Proportionalizing Risk Management.
  • A Success Story using Risk Management.
  • Risks of doing Risk Management.
  • Other items that would be of interest (Risk vs. Opportunity Management).