tailieunhanh - Lecture Project management: The managerial process (6/e) - Chapter 7: Managing risk

The main contents of the chapter consist of the following: Risk management process, risk identification, risk assessment, risk response development, opportunity management, contingency planning, contingency funding and time buffers, risk response control, change control management. | 1 7–2 Where We Are Now 2 7–3 Risk Management Process Risk Uncertain or chance events that planning can not overcome or control. Risk Management A proactive attempt to recognize and manage internal events and external threats that affect the likelihood of a project’s success. What can go wrong (risk event). How to minimize the risk event’s impact (consequences). What can be done before an event occurs (anticipation). What to do when an event occurs (contingency plans). 3 7–4 Risk Management’s Benefits A proactive rather than reactive approach. Reduces surprises and negative consequences. Prepares the project manager to take advantage of appropriate risks. Provides better control over the future. Improves chances of reaching project performance objectives within budget and on time. 4 7–5 Managing Risk Step 1: Risk Identification Generate a list of possible risks through brainstorming, problem identification and risk profiling. Macro risks first, then specific events Step 2: Risk .