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Bow Ties – Fashion & High Tech for the Project/Risk Manager

The next Melbourne Project Management Professionals Meetup is on Thursday, August 25, 2016. We are privileged to have an experienced risk expert in David Tattam from the Protecht Group present this topic. David will leave you thinking about risk in a positive, different way.

Door prizes include a one year subscription to Protecht’s new iPad Bow Tie App, and a signed copy of David’s book, “A Short Guide to Operational Risk”. I hope to see you there.

Bow Ties – Fashion & High Tech for the Project/Risk Manager

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016, 5:30 PM

The Apartment Lounge Bar
401 Little Bourke Melbourne, AU

14 Project Professionals Went

Is your project risk management trendy or dull?  Perhaps what you need is a good Bow Tie…and there’s an app for that too!The Bow Tie principle to analyse and document risk was used by Royal Dutch Shell back in the 70’s. Unlike 70’s fashion, it has taken a while to catch on but since then, construction, oil and gas, mining, banking/financial and…

Check out this Meetup →

David Tattam

A Short Guide to Operational Risk

Leonie, Angus, Jack and Kylie

Lake Eyre Trip – April 2011

When: April 2011

Who: Vic & Leonie, Mark & Kylie, Angus & Jack, John (Whippet) & Marian

4 vehicles travelled from Adelaide through the Flinders Ranges via Marree to Lake Eyre, then back via William Creek, Coober Pedy, Lake Gairdner National Park, the Gawler Ranges, Baird Bay then back to Adelaide.

It’s taken 4.5 years to get these photos up, so Kylie, here they are in time for Christmas 2015!

The 12 days of Christmas from Lake Eyre…

Map showing trip area

Map showing trip area

To see the photos on Google, click here.


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