Risk Management

Risk Management

NOTE: Length of course days is based on in-person training. Remote training via Zoom courses will be held over multiple days with each day being less than a full-day.

Course Description

Risk Management in the context of food safety is- the process of weighing policy alternatives to control risks as effectively as possible. Risk managers begin and end all risk analysis activities, they are responsible for the risk analysis process.

Risk Management is the process of weighing policy alternatives to control risks as effectively as possible. Success in risk management means arriving at practical and useful solutions to problems that can be plagued by uncertainty and variability. Risk managers are the decision makers and begin and end all risk analysis activities, they are responsible for the risk analysis process.

This 2-day in classroom course is about getting to the final decision. It is designed not just for decision makers but also for all those who will work with decision makers.

Prerequisite:While not required, it is recommended that this course be taken after you have completed the Introduction to Risk Analysis and the Regulatory Process. That course provides contextual information about risk analysis that is not repeated here.

Overview of Topics

Introduction to Risk Management paradigms, models, evaluating options, and interacting with risk assessor’s terms, concepts and uses.

Learning Objectives

  • Paradigms and How We Think About Things
  • Risk Management Frameworks and Models
  • Getting the Question Right
  • Making Sense of Numbers
  • Risk Management Options
  • Interactions Between Assessors and Managers

This course meets a requirement of the JIFSAN Core Certificate in Food Safety Risk Analysis

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