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A project is never without risks, but an unforeseen problem or requirement can delay the whole process. Project Risk Management is a practical and concise book that outlines a tried and tested approach that has been used successfully on a number of large projects. The book is broken down into two parts:
Section 1 explores risk analysis and how to control risk, and Section 2 looks at putting these ideas into practice and how risk management can be implemented in different types of project and at different stages.
|Publisher:||Kogan Page, Ltd.|
|Product dimensions:||6.22(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.74(d)|
About the Author
Well-Stam has worked in risk analysis and risk management at Twynstra Gudde since 1995. She specializes in risk management primarily on infrastructure projects.
Lindenaar has worked as a risk analysis specialist since 1997 and at the RISMAN Project Bureau since 1999.
Kinderen is a project management consultant who speicalizes in risk management on infrastructure and industrial projects.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Corporate risk managers are professional worriers. It¿s bad enough when they have to imagine everything bad that could happen to a headquarters building - and today few things are too farfetched to be dismissed. Then they must take that same existential vulnerability into the field, where hundreds or even thousands of employees are engaged in major projects using heavy equipment to build bridges, dig tunnels or lay rail lines, shooting the risk profile beyond 'apoplectic' on the Murphy¿s Law scale. That¿s when your project risk manager should step in with an armful of charts and graphs to help return your blood pressure to safer levels. The authors, a team of risk management consultants, have written a book for anyone who is responsible for mitigating the profound risks - delays, overruns and accidents - that accompany major infrastructure projects. If you manage your company¿s 'anything that goes wrong department,' or if you have a major project looming, we say read this before mistakes happen.