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Facilitation in the ATOM Risk Management Process

The facilitated workshop is a key element in the ATOM risk process, and we’ve frequently mentioned the importance of having a skilled facilitator for the ATOM risk workshop. Why is this role important, and what does a facilitator need in order to be effective?

Managing risk is a challenge for many reasons. There are lots of barriers to effective risk management, including organizational, practical, procedural, and personal. As a result, many people don’t bother with risk management, or if they do, then they see it as a necessary chore or bureaucratic overhead. Too much so-called “risk management” involves simply ticking boxes, going through the motions, attending risk workshops and review meetings, ...

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