Risk Awareness & Assessment

Business Acumen


Join us for an engaging event on Risk Assessment and Awareness. David Shaw will present on encouraging a risk mentality and integrating risk management into project management.

Learn the basics of risk assessment, including risk identification, classification, and the use of Probability-Impact (PI) scores. Key themes include developing a risk mindset, overcoming objections to risk management, and incorporating risk management strategies into your projects.


Learning Outcomes

  • Encourage a risk mentality and integration of risk management into project management
  • Introduce basic risk classification and assessment
  • Demonstrate use of Probability-Impact (PI) scores in risk assessments


1.0 (Business Acumen)



6:30 PM - Welcome and Opening

6:35 PM - Presentation

7:35 PM - Q&A

7:55 PM - Closing Remarks

8:00 PM - Conclude


Registration Deadline:

Registration closes on Tuesday, July 30 2024, at 6:30 p.m.



(Subject to HST)

PMI Toronto Members (login prior to registering): $5.00

Non-Members and Guests: $20.00


David Shaw:


David Shaw is a Project Management Professional and an expert in Critical Infrastructure Protection with over 20 years of experience in project management. 

At Calian Technologies, David served as the practice manager for content management systems, including the development of a technical documentation system for the F117 stealth fighter in the USA. He then became the Director of Project Delivery at Kontentsu Corp and later the Director of Research and Development at Eedo Knowledgeware. In 2008, following the financial crisis, he began working as an independent consultant.

David was trained in the RCMP/CSIS methodology for Harmonized Threat Risk Assessment. His risk management expertise includes developing business continuity plans for the Bank of Canada and disaster recovery plans for the RCMP. Most recently, he developed a business continuity plan for a machine learning application at CBSA, spanning AWS and Azure clouds. Today, David integrates risk management into his project management approach.



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Type of category: PMI Chapter Events

Type of activity: Business Acumen

Date: July 30th, 2024

Hour: 6:30PM to 8:00PM

Registration close date: July 30th, 2024 at 6:30PM

# of PDUs: 1



Non-Members & Guests: $20.00