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The Project Workout, 4th Edition by Robert Buttrick

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Managing What Might Go Wrong (Or Right): Risks and Opportunities

Considering possible risks and opportunities

Addressing risk at the start of the project

Addressing opportunities at the start of the project

Monitoring once the project is in progress

Tips on using the risk and opportunity log

More sophisticated risk evaluation techniques

Taking active steps to reduce the possible effects of risks is not indicative of pessimism, but is a positive indication of good project management.

‘It is certain because it is impossible.’

TERTULLIAN, c. AD 160–225

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  • Risk management starts when the project starts.
  • Reduce the likelihood of threats materialising. ...

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