In This Chapter
Coming to terms with risk and risk management
Taking a closer look at risk – risk analysis
Deciding how to handle risks and taking action – risk management
Drafting a risk management plan
Getting some tools to help with a few risk management techniques
It’s sad to hear about good projects that have failed – but it happens. It’s even sadder when you find out a bit more and see that a project was killed off by a problem that the Project Manager could easily have foreseen, controlled or even prevented. Don’t let your project be unnecessarily damaged or even destroyed by something that with a bit of effort – and sometimes not that much effort – you can get a handle on. This is the realm of risk management. The good news is that the basics aren’t that difficult; in fact, you do risk management nearly all the time just to get through the day.
All projects need risk management, even the very small ones. ...