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Mastering Risk and Procurement in Project Management: A Guide to Planning, Controlling, and Resolving Unexpected Problems

Mastering Risk and Procurement in Project Management: A Guide to Planning, Controlling, and Resolving Unexpected Problems

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  • Copyright 2015
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Pages: 256
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-383847-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-383847-3

Master the crucial risk management and procurement tasks that are indispensable to project success! In Mastering Risk and Procurement in Project Management, expert project manager and seasoned professor Wilson addresses every stage of the project where risk management and procurement are relevant, especially planning, monitoring, and control. Teaching through relevant examples and case studies, Wilson explains:

  • Why risk management and procurement are so crucial to achieving your project's goals
  • The deep and surprising linkages that exist across risk management and procurement
  • How to avoid common pitfalls
  • How to integrate best-practice risk management and procurement throughout your PMBOK processes.

Drawing on his own extensive experience, he offers in-depth coverage of topics ranging from contracting and risk monitoring to project close-out, and gives readers practical knowledge of critical processes and tasks in project management.

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Table of Contents

Introduction    1

Part I: Risk and Procurement Planning

Chapter 1: Risk Strategy and Planning    19
Chapter 2: Identifying Risk    39
Chapter 3: Risk Analysis    71
Chapter 4: Plan Procurement Strategy    93

Part II: Project Execution
Chapter 5: Risk Response Strategies    127
Chapter 6: Procurement Execution Strategies    141

Part III: Integrated Monitoring and Control

Chapter 7: Risk Monitoring and Control    181
Chapter 8: Procurement Monitoring and Control    213

Part IV: Project Closer

Chapter 9: Close Risk Events    235
Chapter 10: Close Procurements    249
Bibliography    263

Index    265


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