Project Manager's Spotlight on Risk Management

by Kim Heldman

Clear-Cut Ways to Manage Project Risk

If you're a typical project manager, you're probably aware of the importance of risk management but may not have the time or expertise to develop a full-blown plan. This book is a quick and practical guide to applying the disciplines of proven risk management practices without the rigor of complex processes.

Part of the Project Manager's Spotlight series from Harbor Light Press, this straightforward book offers solutions to real-life risk scenarios. Inside, best-selling author Kim Heldman highlights critical components of risk management and equips you with tools, techniques, checklists, and templates you can put to use immediately. By following a realistic case study from start to finish, you'll see how a project manager deals with each concept. Ultimately, this book will help you anticipate, prevent, and alleviate major project risks.

Project Manager's Spotlight on Risk Management teaches you how to

  • Look for and document risk
  • Anticipate why projects fail
  • Prevent scope and schedule risks
  • Analyze and prioritize risks
  • Develop, implement, and monitor risk response plans
  • And much more!

  • Wiley; July 2006
  • ISBN: 9780782150650
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Project Manager's Spotlight on Risk Management
  • Author: Kim Heldman
  • Imprint: Jossey-Bass

About The Author

Kim Heldman, PMP is the best selling author of Sybex's PMP Study Guide and Project Management Jumpstart. Kim is Director of IT Project Management for the Colorado Department of Revenue.