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The Handbook of Program Management: How to Facilitate Project Success with Optimal Program Management, Second Edition, 2nd Edition by James T Brown

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Program managers must lead in an environment of uncertainty. Risk management processes provide structure to handle this uncertainty. The uncertainty by itself is challenging enough, but if it is not handled with consistent methods, it escalates. Therefore, the program manager needs to create a proactive and positive culture when it comes to risk management.

Risk Definition _________________________________________

Whenever there is a discussion of risk management in one of my training events, invariably the attendees tell me there is a lot of confusion about what is a risk and what is not. They reveal that when they gather potential risks, they also end up gathering assumptions, issues, and questions. The ...

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