Software Tools for Managing Project Risk - Hameed Nezhad
Software Tools for Managing Project Risk


 
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©2007, 8.5” x 11” binder with CD-ROM, 250 pages
ISBN 978-1-56726-203-2
Product code: B032
By Hameed G. Nezhad, PhD

Discover the Tools Necessary to Improve Efficiency and Effectiveness of Your Project!

Effective risk management involves a clear understanding of the nature and uncertainty of risk, as well as how to qualitatively and quantitatively assess risk. Popular software tools such as Crystal Ball® and Microsoft Project® provide a concrete way to address risk management. Software Tools for Managing Project Risk presents a step-by-step process for using this software (including some easy-to-use Excel templates) as well as a systematic approach to risk identification, risk modeling, risk impact assessment, respond planning, and reporting. Learn to make the most of your risk assessment for better decision-making in your project. Also includes two software programs created by the author — Structure® and Decide 2000® — with step-by-step instructions. Topics include:

  • The software tools and templates to help structure risk management planning, implementation, and tracking process
  • Increasing probability of project success
  • Systematic approaches to risk identification, risk modeling, risk impact assessment, respond planning, and reporting
  • Step-by-step guidelines in identifying and analyzing project risks

PLUS — You’ll be able to use popular software such as Microsoft Project® and Crystal Ball® to respond to project risk. Also included are user-friendly Excel Templates, Decide 2000®, a Decision Support Software, and Structure®, a system dynamics software, developed by the author.

Contents Part I: Risk Management Process • Step 1: Identifying Project Uncertainties • Step 2: Developing A Risk Management Plan • Step 3: Qualitative Risk Assessment • Step 4: Quantitative Risk Assessment • Step 5: Risk Response Planning and Implementation • Part II: Simulation Tools • Project Simulations • Part III: Decisions Tools • Risk Management Decisions • The Analytic Hierarchy Process and Its Applications to Project Risk Management • Scenario Planning as an Effective Tool For Dealing With Long-Term Uncertainties

About the Author

Dr. Hameed Nezhad, Ph.D., is Professor of Management at Metropolitan State University. Dr. Nezhad has more than 25 years experience in training including: training needs assessment, project management, and market assessment. He is widely published in books and professional journals on various issues including risk assessment, decision making, prediction, conflict resolution, resource allocation, scenario planning, and policy planning. Dr. Nezhad has provided technical leadership on energy projects in a number of countries including Armenia, China, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Latvia, Malaysia, Syria, Philippines, and the United States. Dr. Nezhad is listed in Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering and in Who’s Who in the World.


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