In most organizations, there are many projects competing for finite resources and management attention at any given time. This article describes a proven approach to help mitigate risks around losing resources mid-project--or dropping in the organization's priorities versus other projects.
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November Book Club Q&A Closing Webinar - Project Management Simplified: A Step-by-Step Process
Of the nine knowledge areas of project management, risk management is the most challenging domain for construction professionals due to the shortage of qualified manpower and limited resourceful contracting agencies (technical and commercial), This webinar aims to explain risk management principles, the implementation of a risk management plan, and strategies to overcome threats and turn around the perception of risks from negative to positive opportunities.
There are many risk identification techniques that we can use to identify risks and yet brainstorming is the most commonly used technique. Latest research studies into decision making and predictive capabilities give insight on additional techniques and practices which could improve our risk identification rates. What quantitative and quantitative methods should we use to achieve the best results? The focus in this interactive Q&A based session will be on how to improve risk identification rates from around 60% of identified risks to 85% of identified risks.
Santa has performed an organizational assessment and is considering new portfolio ideas to move into the 21st century. One of the business case "winners" is drone delivery. Let's consider and evaluate the business benefits associated with this business idea. Shall the elves leap to implement this or is project execution caught in the fog of cloud business hype?
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The intention of the proposed RAID Log template (Risks, Actions, Issues, Decisions) is to consolidate all of the key reporting elements for stakeholders into one place. This may not be as powerful as some of the dashboards presented in COTS PM software; however, it helps for those who do not have access to such software. This document can be archived to the project database upon completion of the project for organization learning via knowledge management software.
Identifying and addressing issues related to claims during project execution is a serious challenge for all project stakeholders, particularly project managers. Covering various factors and inter-related procedures, this registry for claims management will help professionals in monitoring and archiving the claim settlement history of a project.
Need help brainstorming reasons for risk management failures on projects? Use this mind map to get some culprits you may have missed!
This presentation template is a formal customer-facing status report used for medium to larger projects, or for reporting multiple projects with the same stakeholder audience.
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You’re about to close the deal on a megaproject with all the potential in the world and everyone involved is ready to sign on the dotted line and get started. Before you do, here are three lessons from the trenches that are straightforward, actionable and can save a great deal of time, frustration and guesswork.
The following article discuss how fast tracking can lead to project delays, showing the most common risk and pitfalls when applying the technique. It will focus on examples from some projects in Qatar.
Projects are dropped for various reasons in an organization. What can you do if you are tasked with picking up something that has been dropped or forgotten?
This article explores the highlights and interactions of risk management over the other areas of project management in a comprehensible manner and projects it over common “real” project situations.
In this article, the author shares her experience in her client project—which has a problem with product technology updates. What can this teach us about proper procedures and good customer relationship management?
For a long time, the constraints of time, scope and cost have been the key attributes that a project management professional had to handle effectively for project success. However, project success encompasses much more.
Project governance has often been taken as something that is merely strategic in nature. This situation necessitates further discussion about how to make the utility of project governance simple and more applicable for organizations with little to no expertise and foundation in adopting this approach. One way to do that is to look at some of the challenges and work backward to identify solutions.
When you are assigned to a project during its infancy, it is easy to get the project to follow the lines you lay out. You are there at the beginning and you have a good commanding view of the landscape. But what should you do when you inherit an existing project that is already in trouble? Finding the missing elements will help recover your project.
No one is more equipped than a project manager to bring fruition to strategy. Learn these 10 components of a charter to start your program on the road to success!
In his Getting Project Risk Management Right webinar, Mario Trentim explained that we have to understand what project risk management is and what it is not so that we can get project risk management right. The session was packed with information, and here we cover the questions and answers that came out of that webinar.
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