The ATOM Risk Workshop

The risk workshop is central to the ATOM methodology, whether as a stand-alone facilitated meeting or as part of a regular project team meeting. It is the prime means by which risks are identified and prioritized. In some instances, the risk workshop is also used to develop risk responses. Chapter 5 (“Exposing the Challenge”) and Chapter 6 (“Understand the Exposure”) detail everything that should take place in a two-day risk workshop for a medium-sized project. In Chapter 13 (“ATOM for Small Projects”) and Chapter 14 (“ATOM for Large Projects”), we describe how the standard two-day risk workshop should be adapted to suit small and large projects. This chapter provides additional details on how the ATOM risk workshop ...

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