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What should a project manager do if a secondary or residual risk response plan creates additional risks?
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What should a project manager do if a secondary or residual risk response plan creates additional risks during execution ?
How to eliminate all of the risks and enhance the opportunities?
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You can never eliminate all risks until you close the project. There will always be different risks at different levels and in case a secondary or residual risk reponse plan goes south, you should assess and mitigate the situation if you can't eliminate the effect at all.
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1 reply by Mudassar Khan
Oct 30, 2016 1:46 PM
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thank you Rami Kaibni :)
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Oct 30, 2016 12:55 PM
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You can never eliminate all risks until you close the project. There will always be different risks at different levels and in case a secondary or residual risk reponse plan goes south, you should assess and mitigate the situation if you can't eliminate the effect at all.
thank you Rami Kaibni :)
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1 reply by Rami Kaibni
Oct 30, 2016 3:36 PM
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You're welcome anytime Mudassar :)
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Risks cannot be eliminated. It will be there always. What you can do is switch to Plan B if Plan A fails.
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Oct 31, 2016 7:30 AM
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Anupam i was referring to the fact what if Plan B also fails or creates additional risks
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a) Secondary risks should be treated as any other risks. The answer to these risks can even originate terciary risks. It will stop when the new risks have low probability and impact and the answer is "accept".

b) It is impossible to eliminate all the risks and opportunities. Use management reserves for the "unknown unknowns".
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Oct 31, 2016 7:28 AM
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Thank you Mauro Sotille
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Oct 30, 2016 1:46 PM
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thank you Rami Kaibni :)
You're welcome anytime Mudassar :)
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Proper risk management implies control of possible future events and that also include new risks,must also be able to quantify the risk and predict the impact of the risk on the project. The outcome is therefore a risk that is either acceptable or unacceptable. I belive you can no ever eliminate all the risk, you only manage them.
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Oct 31, 2016 7:29 AM
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Thank you Nohely Colina,
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Some of those residual risks may have already been identified in the planning, categorizing appropriately depending on how it sits in the risk matrix. Eliminating all risks is the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, its more so about identifying and mitigating. That is primary goal, and as close as one can get to the gold.
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Oct 31, 2016 7:29 AM
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Thank you for your valued input Andrew Criag
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Oct 30, 2016 2:28 PM
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a) Secondary risks should be treated as any other risks. The answer to these risks can even originate terciary risks. It will stop when the new risks have low probability and impact and the answer is "accept".

b) It is impossible to eliminate all the risks and opportunities. Use management reserves for the "unknown unknowns".
Thank you Mauro Sotille
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Oct 31, 2016 6:31 AM
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Some of those residual risks may have already been identified in the planning, categorizing appropriately depending on how it sits in the risk matrix. Eliminating all risks is the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, its more so about identifying and mitigating. That is primary goal, and as close as one can get to the gold.
Thank you for your valued input Andrew Criag
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Oct 30, 2016 9:33 PM
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Proper risk management implies control of possible future events and that also include new risks,must also be able to quantify the risk and predict the impact of the risk on the project. The outcome is therefore a risk that is either acceptable or unacceptable. I belive you can no ever eliminate all the risk, you only manage them.
Thank you Nohely Colina,
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