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Identifying and managing project risk : essential tools for failure-proofing your project

Author: Tom Kendrick
Publisher: New York : American Management Association, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Fully updated and consistent with the Risk Management Professional (RMP) certification and the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), Identifying and Managing Project Risk remains the definitive resource for project managers seeking to guard against failure.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Kendrick
ISBN: 9780814436080 0814436080
OCLC Number: 892804108
Description: viii, 390 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: ch. 1 Why Project Risk Management? --
Doomed Project --
Risk --
Opportunities and Risks --
Benefits of Project Risk Management --
Costs of Project Risk Management --
Project Risk Management Process --
Anatomy of a Failed Project: The First Panama Canal Project --
ch. 2 Planning for Risk Management --
Project Selection --
Overall Project Planning Processes --
Defining Risk Management for the Project --
Risk Management Infrastructure for the Organization --
PERIL Database --
Second Panama Canal Project: Sponsorship and Initiation (1902 --
1904) --
ch. 3 Identifying Project Scope Risk --
Sources of Scope Risk --
Defining Deliverables --
High-Level Risk Assessment Tools --
Setting Limits --
Work Breakdown Structure --
Other Scope-Related Risks --
Documenting the Risks --
Panama Canal: Setting the Objective (1905 --
1906) --
ch. 4 Identifying Project Schedule Risk --
Sources of Schedule Risk --
Activity Definition --
Estimating Activity Duration --
Activity Sequencing --
Documenting the Risks --
Panama Canal: Planning (1905 --
1907) --
ch. 5 Identifying Project Resource Risk --
Sources of Resource Risk --
Resource Planning --
Staff Acquisition --
Outsourcing --
Effort Estimates Adjusted for Risk --
Cost Estimates, Budgets, and Risk --
Documenting the Risks --
Panama Canal: Resources (1905 --
1907) --
ch. 6 Managing Project Constraints and Documenting Risks --
Analyzing Constraints --
Managing Opportunities --
Scope Modification --
Resource Modification --
Schedule Modification --
Assessing Options and Updating Plans --
Seeking Missing Risks --
Creating a Risk Register --
Panama Canal: Improving the Plan (1906) --
ch. 7 Quantifying and Analyzing Activity Risks --
Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Analysis --
Probability and Impact --
Qualitative Risk Assessment --
Quantitative Risk Assessment --
Panama Canal: Risks (1906 --
1914) --
ch. 8 Managing Activity Risks --
Root Cause Analysis --
Categories of Risk --
Selecting Risks to Address --
Risk Response Planning --
Dealing with Risk Causes --
Implementing Preventative Ideas --
Dealing with Risk Effects --
Documenting Your Risk Plans and Risk Owners --
Managing a Specific Risk --
Bow Tie Analysis for Documenting Risk Responses --
Panama Canal: Risk Plans (1906 --
1914) --
ch. 9 Quantifying and Analyzing Project Risk --
Project-Level Risk --
Aggregating Risk Responses --
Project Modeling and Simulations --
Integrated Schedule/Cost Assessment --
System Analysis --
Critical Chain Considerations --
Questionnaires and Surveys --
Analysis of Scale --
Project Appraisal --
Scenario Analysis --
Project Metrics --
Financial Metrics --
Panama Canal: Overall Risks (1907) --
ch. 10 Managing Project Risk --
Project Documentation Requirements --
Project Start-Up --
Selecting and Implementing Project Metrics --
Establishing Reserves and Managing for Contingency --
Project Baseline Negotiation --
Project Plan Validation --
Specification Change Control --
Panama Canal: Adjusting the Objective (1907) --
ch. 11 Monitoring and Controlling Risky Projects --
Don't Panic --
Applying the Plan --
Project Monitoring --
Collecting Project Status --
Metrics and Trend Analysis --
Responding to Issues --
Communication and Risk Reporting --
Project Archive --
Managing Risk Reserves --
Project Reviews and Risk Reassessment --
Taking Over a Troubled Project --
Panama Canal: Risk-Based Replanning (1908) --
ch. 12 Closing Projects --
Project Closure --
Project Retrospective Analysis --
Panama Canal: Completion (1914) --
ch. 13 Program, Portfolio, and Enterprise Risk Management --
Project Risk Management in Context --
Program Risk Management --
Portfolio Risk Management --
Enterprise Risk Management --
Panama Canal: Over the Years --
ch. 14 Conclusion --
Choosing to Act --
Managing Your Risks --
Panama Canal: The Twenty-First Century --
Appendix: Selected Detail from the PERIL Database --
Scope Risks --
Schedule Risks --
Resource Risks.
Responsibility: Tom Kendrick, PMP.

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"Detailed, well-organized and comprehensive, Identifying and Managing Project Risk takes you through the planning, assessment and responses required for any kind of project of any size." --Soundview

 
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