The Australian and New Zealand standard for risk management AS / NZS 4360: 2004 defines risk management as: culture, processes and structures to realize the opportunities, management are during side-effects.
What is risk management?
Why risk management?
Risk management is planned then something in your drawer below and forget not only on completion of the (often prescribed) risk management. Ongoing risk management is a professional activity of vital importance for all organizations – Government and private. Organizations, to effectively manage the project risk have a higher chance of their objectives and the desired results. Ready, now, it minimizes the loss of negative results and identifies ways to improve the results.
No matter how big each project at a given time risk is exposed. Risks can be direct, physical problems such as disease, flood or fire damage, theft or vandalism. Risk may but also less obvious and direct as bad decision, bad attitude decision-making processes or to invest in inappropriate technology.
Risk management workshops
There are many possibilities, risks to your project, but an efficient, proven method is often used by the risk management workshop. The aim of the workshop is to identify, evaluate and prioritization of risks and appropriate treatment plan. The workshop is usually with representatives from the project team carried out, key stakeholders and customers – in fact anyone who constructive insights into likely project risks and their possible treatments can offer.
Types of project risks
A workshop for efficient risk management uses models and processes to identify and risk estimate. Internal and external risks should be identified and evaluated. Project teams should first search for some to identify the extent to which one of these external elements can affect. A model for the identification consists of the internal risks: benefits, project delivery, corporate, design, and critical success factors.
Benefits, the question arises: what the dangers for my project are successful offer all the benefits expected? As well the need for changes which affected accepted by it? How well prepared is the Organization for change? HR, finance, IT, etc – actively involved and supportive?
Delivery of project risks risks for the project management processes are successfully implemented.
They are subject to frequent changes. Cover: understanding of the companies and the knowledge of business requirements; Availability of design and development skills; Knowledge of the technology; Time frame (it is enough) and consequences of failure.
Operational risks relate to the customer organization and include: financial risk (such as debt or sales); Security – especially the technique; the risk tolerance of the Organization (some industries are usually more tolerant risks than others); Existence of formal risk structures; Employee/customer loyalty risks; Possible competition risks.
Risks deal with undesirable results of the project solution design. In the entire project staff enter and leave. Design risks include: adopted, amendments, rule violations, training lapses, lack of understanding of what things mean.
Critical success factors are an important source of risk naturally. Are those factors, must exist or go directly to the project succeed, which are beyond the control of the project manager. Funding and resource availability include project (such as the right people at the right times).
Assessment, prioritization and treatment
Once all project risks have been identified work the workshop on all risks of first evaluation of the likelihood of occurrence and impact of individual risks on project results. Here are the teams able, risks relating to the urgency and importance to give priority to.
From here a risk treatment plan can be developed and actions in the project plan for the completion.
Review of the risks
It is recommended a core sub team specially convened, keep to the project risks in mind. For complex projects, that you should do this every two weeks, enough for smaller projects for monthly or quarterly.
Be a risk manager
Organizations around the world recognize that effective risk management is a good deal.
There is now a certification which recognises skills and knowledge of the risk for project managers in successful risk management experience. The risk management institution of Australasia (RMIA) now offers a certified practicing risk manager who can commit PMs who win their ability to the interesting, challenging and high paid positions to strengthen their career will be Add.