Minimizing Risk - Interactive

Minimizing Risk - Interactive

Seven Dimensions
Updated May 01, 2020

Consider possible nightmares ahead. Prepare checklists and promote safety. Everyone has responsibilities to ensure a safe workplace. This entertaining interactive course will engage all staff to minimize risk calmly and effectively.

Marcus invites everyone to dress in black with a touch of red for his Black Swan meeting. His aim is to explain the significance of black swan events and preparing for crises which can occur when we least expect them. He runs Cutting Edge staff through a safety drill and asks them to predict the likelihood of things going wrong. Steve emphasizes the importance of a proactive approach to risk and the necessity of learning from past mistakes. Sam calculates that by his matrix the likelihood of major error is over 60% at Cutting Edge as long as Marcus is around.

Key Learning Points

  • Don’t think it’ll never happen INSTEAD: Expect the unexpected
  • Don’t leave it too late INSTEAD: Prepare, train, use checklists
  • Don’t wait for a crisis INSTEAD: Assess risk and identify triggers
  • Don’t justify past problems INSTEAD: Learn from mistakes

Comedy makes learning fun

This interactive course is part of the popular Cutting Edge Communication Comedy Series created by Psychologist Eve Ash and comedienne Erin Brown starring Emmy-award winning Kim Estes. This powerful training series follows several characters as they battle challenges, negotiate conflicts and learn from mistakes about professionalism, leadership, communication and safety. This Australian produced series was filmed on location in Los Angeles.