The Project Manager's Guide to Handling Risk

The Project Manager's Guide to Handling Risk

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Risk is a key issue for every project manager. How the various risks are handled can often define the final outcome of a project; it can determine its overall worth to both sponsors and contractors and its ultimate success or failure. Alan Webb's The Project Manager's Guide to Handling Risk is a concise, practical guide to the process for every project manager. Starting from an explanation of how our current ideas of risk have evolved, the author: * introduces the nature of risk and the basis of risk analysis; * explores how and where different patterns of risk emerge within the life of a project, and * explains the variety of tools and techniques for risk analysis and management and shows how to use them. The book also provides a comprehensive assessment of the current range of software tools that deals with the various aspects of risk management. Included with The Project Manager's Guide to Handling Risk is a free CD-ROM containing samples of available software packages.... Distribution (start of interval) 80% 22/M ay/03 70% 16/May/03 60% 14/May/03 50% 12/May/03 40% OS/May/03 30% 06/M ay/03 20% ... In this case there is probabilistic branch after the Test Unit activity as the project could proceed directly to the installation activity or there could be a ... such as MS Project, Primavera Project Planner and CA SuperProject, in which case it runs in a mode similar to Risk+.

Title:The Project Manager's Guide to Handling Risk
Author:Alan Webb
Publisher:Gower Publishing, Ltd. - 2003-01-01


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