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Manage Projects by Ken Langdon, Andy Bruce

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Manage Risks

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Uncontrolled risks can cause a project to go out of control

Even with the best-planned projects, something will go wrong. Unexpected events can threaten an important objective. Identify the critical ones in advance and assess their significance to the success of the project.

Identify Risks

Brainstorm with your team to identify risks that would threaten or delay the whole project. Start with actions that are on the critical path.

  • Expert resources – Will they fit in with the team and accept the team’s way of working or will they force the team to operate differently?

  • Unique resources – Will they be available? Are they engaged on another project that might slip and need them to stay on for longer?

  • Customer requirements ...

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