Practical Project Risk Management: The ATOM Methodology

Practical Project Risk Management: The ATOM Methodology

by Peter Simon, David Hillson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1567262023

ISBN-13: 9781567262025

Pub. Date: 04/30/2007

Publisher: Management Concepts, Incorporated

Because all projects are "risky," risk management proactively addresses implications of uncertainty in achieving project objectives. Practical Project Risk Management: The ATOM Methodology helps you apply risk management theories and tools to your project so you can manage risk properly, efficiently, and effectively. Not just another collection of theories, the Active…  See more details below

Overview

Because all projects are "risky," risk management proactively addresses implications of uncertainty in achieving project objectives. Practical Project Risk Management: The ATOM Methodology helps you apply risk management theories and tools to your project so you can manage risk properly, efficiently, and effectively. Not just another collection of theories, the Active Threat and Opportunity Management (ATOM) methodology enables you to make risk management ideas and processes work for your project. This valuable resource provides:

• Best practice guidelines and standards translated into a comprehensive, proven methodology
• A simple, step-wise process for managing risk
• Practical advice on how to manage risk properly
• Hints and tips on how to get the most out of the risk management process
• Guidance to help you minimize threats, maximize opportunities, and achieve objectives

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567262025
Publisher:
Management Concepts, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/30/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
241
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Problem � The Challenge of Managing Risk � Making it Work � Active Threat and Opportunity Management - The ATOM Risk Process � Part II: Applying ATOM to a Typical Project � Start at the Beginning (Initiation) � Exposing the Challenge (Identification) � Understand the Exposure (Assessment) � Options and Actions (Response Planning) � Spread the Word (Reporting) � Just Do It (Implementation) � Keeping it Alive (Major Reviews) � Ongoing Updates (Minor Reviews) � learning from Experience (Post- Project Review) � Part III: Variations on a Theme � ATOM for Small Projects � ATOM for large Projects � Simulating Possible Futures (Quantitative Analysis) � Next Steps

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