This episode of The Learning FM Podcast is Part 5 of a series teaching the Steps in Project Management, “Planning Risk and Contracting”!  This episode explains how to plan for risk mitigation and goes in-depth with contracting terms in order to make a little more sense out of things.

As a facility manager, having the ability to manage projects from beginning to end is an invaluable tool that will really make you stand apart from your peers.  We all have projects we must manage in some form or fashion.  You might be the project manager, supervise the project manager, or just provide input.  In any case, this knowledge is vital.

What you will learn in Part 5 of the Steps in Project Management podcast is:

Planning Risk and Contracting:

  1. Risk Identification
  2. Risk Response
  3. Contracting and Contract Differences
  4. Contract Types
  5. Bidding Contracts
  6. Best Value vs. Low Bid
  7. Bonds
  8. Insurance
  9. Contract Terminology

Please join me every Tuesday on The Learning FM Podcast for new information on Facility Management and the four knowledge domains.  If you enjoyed this episode, check out the articles I write on Project Management.

So, without further ado, listen closely and email me with any questions you have at  Thanks for listening!

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