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Project Risk Management: Processes, Techniques and Insights

Project Risk Management: Processes, Techniques and Insights

Chris Chapman, Stephen Ward

ISBN: 978-0-470-86032-8

Jan 1997

344 pages

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Description

This book argues that risk management is a key task for project managers in any project, large or small. A general methodology is described which facilitates a systematic approach to project risk management. The aim is to provide a comprehensive discussion of project risk management set firmly in the context of the project management task as a whole, with a view to overall effective project performance.
Partial table of contents:

SETTING THE SCENE.

Uncertainty, Risk, and Their Management.

Implications of the Project Life Cycle.

Motives for Formal Risk Management Processes.

ELABORATING THE GENERIC PROCESS.

Define the Project for Risk Management Purposes: The Define Phase.

Focus the Risk Management Process: The Focus Phase.

Develop the Analysis Structure: The Structure Phase.

Manage the Project and Its Risk: The Manage Phase.

MODIFYING THE GENERIC PROCESS.

The Impact of Different Project Life Cycle Positions.

Alternative Points of View: A Contractor Perspective.

Selecting Short Cuts.

Organising for Risk Management.

References.

Index.