RIA Project and Risk Management 2 Day Course - Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne

2 Day Course – RIA Project and Risk Management 

Time:  8:00am – 4.30pm

Course Overview:

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This two-day course is a prerequisite for those pursuing their advanced certifications, either for the Certified Restorer (CR) or Water Loss Specialist (WLS), it is also open to those who want to obtain continuing education credit and advance their professional knowledge. Instructed by one of the industries most decorated trainers, attendees will be able to develop an understanding of the fundamental principles of project management and how to apply them to restoration projects to profitably produce quality products and services within industry accepted parameters and project constraints.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course each student is expected to know:

  • The three constraints associated with managing a project

  • The four phases of the project life cycle and activities associated with each

  • The tools and documentation used to manage a project

  • The tools and documentation used to identify and manage risk

  • How project management can improve a company’s restoration business

Mickey Lee

Meet the Instructor:  

Mickey Lee Lee helped develop and now serves as the committee chair for the IICRC’s Commercial Drying Specialist certification as well as serves as chairman of the S500 Standard for Professional Water Damage Restoration. He served on the advisory committee of RIA’s Water Loss Institute from 2002-2006. In 2003 he served on the task force for the development of the Body of Knowledge for the Water Loss Specialist (WLS) certification program.

Lee has over 30 years of experience in operations, management, training, consulting and writing services in the fields of property damage restoration, psychrometrics, drying science, mould remediation and structural drying.

He is a well-known writer, speaker and instructor throughout the restoration industry. Mickey earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Texas A&M.

Detailed Information on New S500 update:

Understanding the ANSI/IICRC S500 Standard for Professional Water Damage Restoration

This workshop will focus on the key elements of the latest revision of the ANSI/IICRC’s S500 Standard. The S500 is the generally accepted Standard of Care within the water damage industry and will help restorers, insurers, contractors, third-party administrators and building inspectors to understand how to properly handle water intrusions of different categories and classes.

In this workshop we will focus on applying these procedures to best serve the needs of the project which can lead to better outcomes for all stakeholders on a water loss.

Throughout the day, we will answer questions like:

  • How do I handle water intrusions with varying degrees of contamination (i.e. Category 1, 2, 3 and regulated contaminants)?

  • How do I determine the initial amount of dehumidification equipment in residential and commercial buildings?

  • What are the key changes between the 3rd Edition and the 4th Edition that most impacts job processes and decisions?

  • When do I perform controlled demolition to speed-up the restoration process?

  • When should I use anti-microbial biocides on a water damage project?

  • How many airmovers and air-filtration devices should be used on a project?

  • What are the key legal and risk management issues a restorer needs to consider?

  • How can I convince a Third-party Administrator that I placed the right amount of equipment on a job?

  • What comes first; drying materials or controlled demolition?

  • What is next for the S500 standards?

  • What is the difference between the “Standard” and the “Reference Guide”? Is all of it the accepted “standard of care”?

  • How can I get copies of the ANSI/IICRC S500 document?

Additionally, we will use a couple of real-live scenarios to illustrate portions of the S500 and give participants and opportunity to put it into practice.

Join RIA at our First Tradeshow & Restoration Best Practices:3 Cities - 3 Days - 2 Courses More Ways to Expand Your Knowledge as a Restoration Professional

The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) is excited to announce our RIA Tradeshow & Restoration Best Practices, marking the first time RIA is bringing its S500 Workshop and Project and Risk Management Course to Australia. Join us in one of three locations for an exciting three-day conference focused on the latest updates and trends in our industry.

RIA Trade Show & Restoration Best Practices Schedule

Brisbane 31 August - 2 September Day 1 8am - Noon: S500 Update Noon - 2pm: Lunch and Vendor Networking 2 - 5pm: Education 5 - 7pm: Reception and Vendor Networking Days 2 - 3 8am - 5pm: RIA Project and Risk Management Course

Sydney 5 September - 7 September Day 1 8am - Noon: S500 Update Noon - 2pm: Lunch and Vendor Networking 2 - 5pm: Education 5 - 7pm: Reception and Vendor Networking Days 2 - 3 8am - 5pm: Project and Risk Management Course

Melbourne 8 September - 10 September Day 1 8am - Noon: S500 Update Noon - 2pm: Lunch and Vendor Networking 2 - 5pm: Education 5 - 7pm Reception and Vendor Networking Days 2 - 3 8am - 5pm: Project and Risk Management Course

The RIA Tradeshow & Restoration Best Practices offers tailored educational content, a vendor experience-including product demonstrations-and networking opportunities geared towards helping you gain further experience and knowledge from thought leaders in the global restoration industry.

Highlights of the Event Include:

  • S500 Workshop: Developed and taught by Mickey Lee, S500 Consensus Body Chair

  • Dedicated networking time with other industry professionals

  • Hear from thought leaders in the global restoration industry

  • RIA Project and Risk Management Course (never taught in Australia before!)

  • Vendor demonstrations of the latest products available in the industry.

Click here to register for an RIA Membership

RIA Member Early Bird

(must register by August 5

, 2016)

Non-Member Early Bird

(must register by August 5

, 2016)

RIA Member

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Full 3-Day Event

$995 AUD

$1195 

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$1195 

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$1395 

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1-Day S500 Update and Trade Show

$495 

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$595 

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$595 

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$695 

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Book through us and go into the draw to receive a $500.00 Drymatic Equipment Voucher