Tag Archives: Threats

Is risk management about threats and opportunities, a debate!

This article is a response to an interesting debate on an article we had posted in the past on risk management. This is a link to the LinkedIn post: https://www.linkedin.com/groupItem?view=&gid=96642&type=member&item=5947983782505111554&trk=my_groups-b-title. Continue reading

How to budget for project risk management? Part 3

This is the third article of a 3-part series on the money aspects for project risk management, including a discussion on estimating, budgeting, contingency and management reserve. In this article we discuss the response cost.

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How to budget for project risk management? Part 2

This is the second article of a 3-part series on the money aspects for project risk management, including a discussion on estimating, budgeting, contingency and management reserve. In this article we discuss the management cost.

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Cost for Project Risk Management

How to budget for project risk management? Part 1

In this article we start a 3-part series on the money aspects for project risk management, including a discussion on estimating, budgeting, contingency and management reserve.

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What are the common gaps in the practice of project risk management?

This is the fourth article of our series on Project Risk Management.

Background

Over the last few years SUKAD has conducted numerous risk management courses, some of them were about organizational risk management and others specific to project risk management. This article summarizes some of the comments from the participants of these classes; edited by SUKAD consultants. We raise these points to highlight gaps in the practice of project risk management. Continue reading

How often should we perform risk assessment on a project?

This is the third article of our series on Project Risk Management. Click here for the first or second article. We are publishing these articles based on our observations in the market place in regard to the practices of project risk management and the gaps that exist. Continue reading

Is Project Risk Management about threats or opportunities?

This is the second article of our series on Project Risk Management

In this article we will discuss key definitions related to a common debate on risk management, which is: are risks always threats or we can consider opportunities as risks as well? Continue reading

How to Manage Risks on Projects?

This is the first of a series of articles on Project Risk Management.

In this series we will discuss various topics related to project risk management with an emphasis on organizational systems. Since this the first article in a series we dedicate it to major definitions or positions that are necessary to set the scenes. Continue reading

The accidental project manager – challenge to executives

We are re-publishing this from a year ago (or more).

Background

This article is a follow-up on two prior posts that we published recently. It is also in response to various online exchanges on the topic of Accidental Project Manager. The previous articles were:

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Are you an accidental project manager? My wife is

If you read our last article and you are reading this article now good news and welcome back to a fun article. We are re-publishing this from a year ago (or more).

Read this Article in ArabicIn the last article we talked about the accidental project manager and we explained that the term is not offensive at all; if it was offensive, my project manager would have fired me a long time ago (imagine a funny face). She actually edited and approved this article after a lecture on my house duties with one task at a time (you will understand when you finish reading). Continue reading