Risk

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Heat Maps

In this episode, Ricardo talks about one of the most effective forms for displaying graphical information, the Heat Map. He explains how you can use this tool to improve your project’s communication when creating reports such as the risk map and the stakeholders analysis.

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FIDIC Contracts: Scope, Risks and Procurement Processes

In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the types of contracts of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC). These contracts are widely used in engineering projects and published as books. Ricardo explains that the contracts are well prepared, bringing best practices that can be applied to various types of projects. Visit the site of the federation at http://fidic.org/

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Cultural Differences: Why Awareness and Respect are Vital for the Project Success

In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the cultural differences within a project environment. He gives valuable tips on how the project manager must address the differences within his team, the sponsors and the stakeholders and can thus create an effective communication process, based on respect and cultural integrity of all parties.

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Understanding the Risk Attitude

In this podcast, Ricardo talks about people's different attitudes and profiles against the risks. He explains these attitudes and profiles by analyzing a chart in the book "Understanding And Managing Risk Attitude", by David Hillson. See Ricardo's brief review of the book here: http://www.ricardo-vargas.com/books/recommendations/75/ View the chart discussed in the podcast: http://www.risk-attitude.com/spectrum.html

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Getting to know the World of Megaprojects: The Big Challenges - Part 1 of 3

In this podcast, Ricardo starts a series of podcasts about the world of mega projects. What makes a project a megaproject? Ricardo talks about the characteristics, risks, and impacts of the failure or success of a megaproject. He also begins to introduce the concept of FEL (Front-end Loading), which will be discussed in the next podcasts.

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The Success is a Danger

In this podcast, Ricardo throws the question: When success becomes a danger? When the project starts to work too well, success can go to your head? He talks about the consequences and give insights on how to prevent this from happening.

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Project Management as a Life Skill

In this podcast, Ricardo invites us to think in the Project Management concepts as skills for the personal and professional lives of any person, not just project managers. Much of what is discussed in project management and many of its tools may be useful in various professions such as lawyers, teachers, writers, etc.

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The risk of pricing a project without Scope

In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the difference between cost and price of the project and gives some tips to put the price on the project. He explains that it is often important to divide the project into two - the first to define the scope and the second based on the scope, to detail the other design needs.