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The Known Unknowns: Importance of Project Risk Management by Mr. Wissam Yaccoub

March 28 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The PMI Lebanon Chapter is glad to announce that Mr. Wissam Yaacoub is the speaker for the month of March 2019 and he will be delivering an insightful session about “The Known Unknown: Importance of Project Risk Management”. The session will include activities and exercises in planning, identifying, analyzing and mitigating risks in life and organizations at large.

The session will be held on Thursday, March 28th, 2019 at 6:30PM at The Key ApartHotel, Palais de Justice District, Corniche du Fleuve, Beirut, Lebanon.

Click HERE for the Monthly Talks Location

Registration and refreshments are ready as of 6:00 PM.

Talking Points & Agenda:

  • Risk tolerance and uncertainty
  • Risk assessment game
  • Risk culture in life and organizations
  • Project risk management processes
  • How to plan, identify, and analyze risk
  • Uplifted risk register template
  • Group risk exercise

Learning Objectives:

Risk management is becoming an increasingly important tool in the management of businesses and projects. This Monthly Talk addresses risk coming from all sources and provides an insight to the role of risk management in the project environment. It introduces uplifted tools and techniques used to identify and assess risk. The learning objectives is to create the risk awareness, to learn about risk assessment, and to apply the risk management processes to improve decision-making and project performance.

Lecturer’s Biography: Mr. WISSAM YAACOUB

Mr. Wissam Yaacoub is an engineer who holds an MBA and several professional certifications including PMP and PMI-RMP, and has 25 years of working experience in Project Management, Finance, Risk Assessment, and Engineering.

He has successfully directed the project execution of high rise towers, hotels, malls, and hospitals in Dubai and Beirut.

He has also extensive experience in Risk Management for Saudi Aramco’s Oil & Gas projects and other megaprojects in KSA. Wissam has been a member of the senior management teams in several firms, and he has attended board meetings and developed business strategies.

For 5 years, he was responsible for the Risk Management function for a main contractor in Saudi Arabia. Lately, he has co-founded Storm Consulting, a management consulting firm in Lebanon. Finally, Wissam has been a speaker in several regional events and conferences including RIMS conferences.






Note: Attendance is free for PMI Lebanon Chapter members and 25,000 LL for non chapter members.  Please ensure filling your PMI membership number in the registration form so PMI LC will report the PDUs for you.


March 28
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The Key ApartHotel
Palais de Justice District - Corniche du Fleuve
Beirut, Lebanon
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