By Michael B. Bender

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The purpose of risk management is to make the project more resilient to external or internal events that might or might not occur. The net result of risk management is a catalog of identified risks, their response plans, and contingency time and money to affect those responses. After consulting with the project sponsor or senior management, the project manager usually adjusts the WBS to Chapter 3 Project Definition and Planning 43 From the Library of Garrick Lee incorporate certain tasks, to reduce either the impact or the probability based on management’s risk tolerance.

1 offers typical charter elements, followed by a sample charter. You can download a soft copy of a charter from my Web site at www. html. 1 Elements of a Project Charter Project mission or goal statement Describes the key objective for the project. Similar to a company mission statement, the project mission statement should be concise, focused, and wordsmithed. It must also be durable—capable of surviving the entire project without changing. Business objectives Lists key goals the organization wants from the project.

First, management determines the project’s viability and defines its organizational objectives. This is accomplished through a business case that ultimately results in a project charter (we discuss this later). After the project is approved and sanctioned, senior management must maintain support for the project throughout its life by ensuring that it has adequate resources. 4 is modeled after the 2nd edition (2000 edition) of the PMBOK Guide. This framework model is designed to offer more clarity in presenting project flow to executives.

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