July Presentation: Elements of Risk Management

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Synopsis:
Elements of Risk Management
Insights and Ideas from Prospect Theory and Psychology
In this talk Rashid will look at some significant failures in business, international affairs, industry, and finance (Enron, 2008 Financial Crisis, Eisenhower U-2 crisis, Plane Crashes, Cuban Missile Crisis) and argue that these were also failures of risk management.

Meeting Details:
The Brazos Valley Project Managers (BVPM) group is a venue of PMI Houston. Our meetings are free & open to everyone and cover a wide range of topics such as leadership, communications, and organization techniques; beneficial across all industries. You do not need to be a member or a project manager.
Pizza, refreshments, and networking begin at 5:30PM.
The presentation will begin at 6:00PM

Speaker Bio:
Rashid N. Kapadia, PMP, is a speaker, project manager, engineer, consultant, and author of “Necessary Bridges: Public Speaking & Storytelling for Project Managers & Engineers”.
Born & raised in India, he started his career in the merchant navy, where over 17 years he progressed from marine engineering apprentice to chief engineer.
Rashid moved to the US in 1995 pursuing a Masters degree in Marine Management and other advanced marine commercial certification in Chartering and Agency.
In the US, over 14 years, he worked for 3 organizations providing leadership in commercial merchant shipping, chartering & operations, marine and offshore engineering and repair operations, project management, and business development.
In 2014 he took a career sabbatical to write a book and polish his public speaking skills.
In 2015, along with his wife Anahita, he co-founded Necessary Bridges, Inc.
He is an evangelist for “Public Speaking, & Storytelling” and for “Regular & Disciplined
Reading”.
Rashid is a lifelong student and an avid reader—committed to reading 50 non-fiction books every year—and is constantly on the lookout for new knowledge that can be applied to uplift professionals and solve problems.