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Project Name: Project Management Improvement Risk Register

Last updated: 2/1/2007 ID# Risk Name Description of risk
Not actual for this project: example only

Project Manager: Person-A Tolerance of risk Threshold of risk Response Avoidance: Keep management informed and enthused to value project Mitigate: Steady management of staff resources, escalation of staff availability issues, escalation to project sponsor to keep support Responsible Person Update date

Risk factors to monitor

Likelihood

Impact level

001

Loss of senior management Senior Management support could jeopardize the Support viability of the project

F1 - Project budget cut F2 - Diverted project staff F3 Leadership disinterest or opposition low

high

high

none

Project Sponsor

2/1/2007

002

Staff Resource Availability

F4 - Staff assignment delays F5 - Staff passivity during reviews Lack of sufficient staff F6 - Staff removal resources to complete project from project tasks could delay project F7 - Weak staff beyond acceptable target dates credentials medium medium high Excessive attention to perfecting either framework content or web presentation could delay project beyond acceptable target dates and/or cause excessive cost to the development F8 - Lengthy delivery time for first drafts F9 - Excessive discussion about web design F10 - Excessive debate about framework content high

none

Project Manager

2/1/2007

003

Team Perfectionism

medium high

none

Mitigate: Steady management of developer activities, negotiation to keep moving and improve quality Project over time Manager

2/1/2007

Example: Project Risk Register, v2.1

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