The Owner's Role in Project Risk Management

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Effective risk management is essential for the success of large projects built and operated by the Department of Energy (DOE), particularly for the one-of-a-kind projects that characterize much of its mission. To enhance DOEa (TM)s risk management efforts, the department asked the NRC to prepare a summary of the most effective practices used by leading owner organizations. The studya (TM)s primary objective was to provide DOE project managers with a basic understanding of both the project ownera (TM)s risk management role and effective oversight of those risk management activities delegated to contractors.

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Committee for Oversight and Assessment of U.S. Department of Energy Project Management, National Research Council


1 Front Matter; 2 Executive Summary; 3 1 Introduction; 4 2 Owners' Roles and Responsibilities; 5 3 Properties of Project Risks; 6 4 Risk Identification and Analysis; 7 5 Risk Mitigation; 8 6 Contingency; 9 7 Active Risk Management; 10 8 Portfolio Risk Management; 11 9 Conclusions; 12 References; 13 Appendix A: Biographies of Committee Members; 14 Appendix B: Statement of Task

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780309095181
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 102
  • ID: 9780309095181
  • ISBN10: 0309095182

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