Effective Opportunity Management for Projects / Edition 1

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Overview

With step-by-step guidelines, this bestselling reference discusses the management of project opportunities by expanding the traditional risk management process to address opportunities alongside threats. It offers valuable tools and techniques that expose and capture opportunities, minimize threats, and deal with all types of uncertainty in your business and projects. Written by an experienced consultant and risk management specialist, this guide emphasizes that risk processes must cover both opportunities and threats if they are to assist in accomplishing project objectives and maximizing business benefits.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780824748081
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/19/2003
  • Series: PM Solutions Research Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 340
  • Sales rank: 1,292,489
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Foreword
Foreword
Preface
Pt. I The Case for Opportunity Management 1
1 The Nature of Risk 3
2 Existing Approaches to Risk Management 25
Pt. II The Opportunity Management Process 45
3 Definition 47
4 Identification 67
5 Qualitative Assessment 107
6 Quantitative Analysis 141
7 Planning Responses 165
8 Monitoring, Control, and Review 193
Pt. III Concluding Considerations 227
9 Implementation Issues 229
10 Future Opportunities! 271
App.: Results from a Survey Exploring Definitions 283
References and Further Reading 299
Index 307
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