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Managing Project Country Risk

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by Nicki Kons

The geo political scene keeps changing, and yet companies have to take on projects & risks on a global level and be global players in order to grow. The purpose of this presentation will be to provide tips for risk managers on how to understand and address geo political risks.

Creating “Risk-Ready” Project Schedules

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by Wesley Gillette

In this session we’ll define what it means for a schedule to be “risk-ready” and identify common schedule checks that can be used to improve schedule quality and risk-readiness.

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Save Time With Tools + Templates

Project Charter Document

by Ralph Moore

This sample project charter helps you define the scope, objectives and overall approach for the work to be completed. It is a critical element for initiating, planning, executing, controlling and assessing the project. It should be the single point of reference on the project for project goals and objectives, scope, organization, estimates, work plan and budget. In addition, it serves as a contract between the project team and the project sponsors, stating what will be delivered according to the budget, time constraints, risks, resources and standards agreed upon for the project.

Requirements Risk Log

by Cheryl Lee

Adapted from Cheryl Lee's book Effective PM and BA Role Collaboration, this log helps you keep track of requirements and their risks--and interpret the score to know if it's a low, medium or high risk.

Issue Management Register

by Rod Baxter

Issues are typically unexpected, and many times must be dealt with quickly to ensure the health of the project--for scope, schedule and budget. An issue management register should be used when issues present themselves during the project lifecycle.

Status Update Template

by Andy Jordan

Need to present to your team or stakeholders on your project's status? Use this template as a base. You can modify the slides to set an agenda, provide an executive summary, share progress, outstanding issues, risks and more.

Learn From Others

Handling Illness: A Project Manager's Way

by Debasis Chakrabarti

A manager was suffering through a “project” in crisis--but it was not a project that he was managing at his office. The project is crisis was himself. Despite having three decades of project experience, he didn't have a risk response plan at the ready. That's when his project manager brain got to work...

Dynamic Project Management

by Pradeep Sangal

Large infrastructure project teams continuously struggle to manage several issues posed by the volatile environment of projects. It's time to develop a holistic and dynamic project planning and monitoring tool for the effective management of ever-changing project requirements and environments.

Applying Risk-Driven Project Management to Achieve Success in Complex, Innovative Projects

by Dr. Jeno Szep, PMP, CISA, CRISC, CISM, ITIL-F, Dr. Erzsebet Lugosi, PMP, CISA, CRISC, ITIL-F

In today’s rapidly changing corporate environment, innovative projects often must be completed in a very short time frame. After a thorough analysis of different methods and tools, the authors developed the Risk-Driven project management method (RiD) to facilitate the creation of complex enterprise value. Applying the 12-point maturity-value-success metric (12-point MVS metric) can help ensure proactive risk monitoring.

An Iterative Risk Management-Based Strategy for Benefits Realization

by Irfan Shariff

Project managers can facilitate benefits realization and--more strategically--the project management function. That encompasses the three Ps of project management, which can play the crucial but often missing organizational role that will embed benefits realization in strategy execution and--by extension--program and project delivery.

Managing ‘Other Duties as Assigned’

by Andy Jordan

We have all faced challenges--project work needs to be done, but it doesn’t really fit into anybody’s area of accountability. What are the unique challenges of that work, and how do project managers manage it effectively?

Cloak and Dagger Time for PMs

by Kevin Coleman

The sensitive information that is a routine part of project management is now a high-value target of corporate spies. Who said project management was boring?

Escalating Issues

by Kenneth Darter, PMP

There will come a day when you will face an issue and not be able to resolve it on your own. What will you do to ensure the project is not compromised?

A Project Lifecycle for New Hotels

by Richard Whitfield
Gert Noordzy

Addressing the problems inherent in opening new hotels, this paper advocates that hotel owners adopt a complete and well-defined project lifecycle overseen by an experienced project manager. The goals and deliverables for the key phases within this extended new hotel project lifecycle are identified and the main benefits of following this approach are explained. The proposed approach helps optimize the return on investment for each new hotel and maximizes positive cash flows from operations.

Introducing Statistical PERT

by William Davis

Isn’t there a no-cost way to create accurate, probabilistic estimates using just Microsoft Excel--without buying any add-in programs, without installing new software and without having to return to college to take a statistics class? Yes, there is: It’s called Statistical PERT.

Effective IT Leadership: What is the CIO's Role?

by Sreekumar Menon

CIOs holds the key in establishing IT as a part of the strategic business plan, which can help drive initiated changes across the organization. However, CIOs must also focus on maximizing outcomes with results in order to dramatically change the perception and actual value of IT in the eyes of the business.

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