Managing Risk Is An Important Task For Any Project Manager

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1. Introduction Managing risk is an important task for any project manager. After s/he has determined what risks exist for the project and assessed their importance, s/he needs to choose a strategy for dealing with each risk if and when it comes into play. According to Swanson, the risk assessment is critical because it enables the person responsible for contingency planning to focus risk management efforts and resources in a prioritized manner only on the identified risks. The risk management process includes the risk assessment and determination of suitable technical, management, and operational security controls based on the level of threat the risk imposes (Swanson, 2001). Minimize the chances that the risk will occur, develop…show more content…
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