14 Managing Project Risks

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In This Chapter

• Understand why managing risks is what project management is all about

• Learn the key principles of controlling project risks

• Learn the value of managing project risks in a systematic manner

• Learn the essential steps and tools for effective risk management

• Realize that there is a common set of project characteristics that are responsible for most project risks

• Understand why many project risks are actually self-inflicted during the project planning process

Managing project risks is the ultimate in proactive project management. It is the project manager’s radar system. The goal of project ...

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