Being good at risk mitigation takes creativity. Often times it involves seeing the situation in a different way, identifying a variety of possible solutions, and being willing to try something new or different. This at times can be a challenge. However, when it comes to mitigating project risk, being open to new ideas and asking others for input is an essential component to anyone’s success. Risk mitigation is about identifying actions you and the project team can take to minimize the negative impact or consequences of a particular project risk. While there are a few ways you can approach this task, we have identified a short and simple process to help you get there. By completing this course, you will know how to minimize the consequences of adverse situations on the project. Course Result: Minimize the consequences of adverse situations on the project. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute).
Most frequent questions and answers
Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.