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Practice Areas: Risk Management, Scope Management, Sustainability
Do project related environment and social issues cause you grief?
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Did you know that up to 75% of industrial project delays are caused by environment and social issues?

How do you go about identifying all of the relevant risks your projects face?

I'd love to hear your comments below - please share your success strategies...

And if you really struggle with this topic, feel free to check out a guide I've created - it contains a multi-dimensional checklist of aspects to consider when planning your project. You can get your checklist here:

https://envirointegration.wishpond.com/pm-susty-list/
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I think the following points should be considered:

•The full project team should be actively involved.
•Potential risks should be identified by all members of the project team.
•No criticism of any suggestion is permitted.
•Any potential risk identified by anyone should be recorded, regardless of whether other members of the group consider it to be significant.


•All potential risks identified by brainstorming should be documented and followed up by the IPT.
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1 reply by Karen Chovan
Jul 21, 2016 4:02 PM
Karen Chovan
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Radhika,

Thanks for your comments! I couldn't agree with you more. I introduced some of these aspects in a webinar I delivered last week around establishing scope for change initiatives - I find most things applicable to organizational change can also be applied to projects, particularly when it comes to identifying risks and requirements, as well as opportunities to address these!
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Jul 21, 2016 3:39 PM
Replying to Radhika Namburi
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I think the following points should be considered:

•The full project team should be actively involved.
•Potential risks should be identified by all members of the project team.
•No criticism of any suggestion is permitted.
•Any potential risk identified by anyone should be recorded, regardless of whether other members of the group consider it to be significant.


•All potential risks identified by brainstorming should be documented and followed up by the IPT.
Radhika,

Thanks for your comments! I couldn't agree with you more. I introduced some of these aspects in a webinar I delivered last week around establishing scope for change initiatives - I find most things applicable to organizational change can also be applied to projects, particularly when it comes to identifying risks and requirements, as well as opportunities to address these!

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