Tag: Risk

Free Total Project Status Report Template

Free Total Project Status Report Template

As I study the collection and reporting of metrics and project statuses, I find many reports just do not deliver what they should. I believe there should be a stand-alone deliverable that a project manager is able to provide to a stakeholder at any time, illustrating the total project status.  I created a report and…

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Using Project Management Templates

Using Project Management Templates

At my last engagement, there was a lack of matured documented process.  I’m all about process. If you have good process, quality results will follow.   People sometimes don’t understand that if a documented process does not provide value to the project, you should not do it.  Consistently use proven templates, processes, and methodologies to refine…

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Types of Risk

Types of Risk

For the PMP exam, know that risks can be categorized under two main types: Business  Risk of a gain or loss Pure (Insurable) Risk  Only a risk of loss (e.g., fire, flood, theft…) When identifying and categorizing your project risks, don’t forget that risks can also be positive.  Many mistakenly only list the negative.  Regardless,…

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