Jeffrey Nielsen

Trainer/Consultant, IIL

Risk Magic! How to Deal with Unknown Risk

Many of us have taken on the challenge of better managing risk on our projects. That was a good start and we have since improved our risk management capabilities.

Now we are being told that we should also manage unknown risk. If the risk really is unknown, how are we supposed to do that—with magic? Join this session for a fun look at the impossible.


Jeffrey S. Nielsen (Jeff) has trained thousands of students on a variety of topics including Agile, project management and program management. He is a keynote speaker and presenter of engaging and energizing presentations to Project Management Institute (PMI)® congresses, local chapters, chapter development days, and other organizations.

Jeff has 7 years of agile and program management experience, and over 20 years of project management experience working in software development, facilities, Information Technology and airline industries. He is an Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® and a Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM), and holds a bachelor's degree from the College of St. Thomas and a master's degree from Boston University.