The Role of Risk Management

Mastering the mechanics of project management is relatively straightforward. Too often, however, project managers ignore the “gotcha’s” that plague virtually every project, those things that shouldn’t go wrong but sometimes do in real-world projects. Risk management and change management are the two primary tools for anticipating and responding to threats to your e-learning project. There are five steps for building a solid risk management strategy into your e-learning project plan. These are described in the sections that follow.

1. Anticipate Hazards

Work with your project team and subject matter experts (SMEs) to identify what might possibly go wrong during the execution of your project. If you have completed ...

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