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The Confusion Over Risk

Project Risk Coach

Why are many project managers confused over risks? Why do some project managers include positive risks in risk management and others do not? Let's clarify what we mean by the term risk. Risk is a Choice Merriam-Webster defines risk as “the possibility of loss or injury: peril.” Peter Bernstein.

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IT Governance: Definitions, Frameworks and Planning

IT governance ensures that IT departments are prepared for what’s next, without losing focus on what matters. What is IT Governance? At its base level, IT governance is one or multiple processes that enable the IT staff to better manage risk and operate at its most efficient to the benefit of the organization on the whole.


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The Risk Management Process in Project Management

Issues will inevitably come up, and you need a mitigation strategy in place to know how to manage risks on your project. In this article, we’ll discuss strategies that let you get a glimpse at potential risks, so you can identify and track risks on your project. What is Risk Management on Projects?

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What Is a Stakeholder? Definitions, Types & Examples

These people can be suppliers, customers, creditors, clients, intermediaries, competitors, society, government and more. Government: These stakeholders get taxes and gross domestic product from a project. For example, if there are environmental factors dictated by the government, then the government is a stakeholder.

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ERM Program Fundamentals for Success in the Banking Industry

Speaker: William Hord, Senior VP of Risk & Professional Services

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is critical for industry growth in today’s fast-paced and ever-changing risk landscape. Do we understand and articulate our bank’s risk appetite and how that impacts our business units? How are we measuring and rating our risk impact, likelihood, and controls to mitigate our risk?

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The Definitive Guide to Project Sponsors

Rebel’s Guide to PM

There is no single, perfect definition of a project sponsor that all the professional bodies like APM and PMI agree on. The role is predominantly assurance and governance, approving deliverables and making sure the work moves through any gate reviews and governance points as necessary. That’s what they should be doing.

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Risks in the project: an overview


Know the risks in your project! Risk management plays an enormously important role in project management. The task here is to identify, analyze, control and ultimately minimize risks. Although some risks can be eliminated with a suitable solution strategy, certain risks can never be completely avoided in the project context.

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