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Project Pain Reliever by Dave Garrett

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9 MANAGING RISKS

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MANAGING RISKS

9.1 I didn’t realize what could happen if this project fails.

By Andy Jordan

1. Problem

You happily took control of the project at the beginning and your confidence built steadily as the plan was developed, the team started to come together as a single unit, and the work started. That seems like a long time ago. You just had a meeting with the project sponsor, who spelled out how critical the project is to the company’s success. If this project fails, the company could be in serious trouble. Suddenly, you don’t feel so confident that your risk management has considered the severity of that impact.

What Do You Mean, “We’re All Doomed”?

Fred's jaw almost hit the floor. He had walked into the sponsor's office ...

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