This title offers clear-cut ways to manage project risk. If you're a typical project manager, you're probably aware of the importance of risk management but may not have the time or expertise to develop a full-blown plan. This book is a quick and practical guide to applying the disciplines of proven risk management practices without the rigor of complex processes. Part of the "Project Manager's Spotlight" series from Harbor Light Press, this straightforward book offers solutions to real-life risk scenarios. Inside, best-selling author Kim Heldman highlights critical components of risk management and equips you with tools, techniques, checklists, and templates you can put to use immediately. By following a realistic case study from start to finish, you'll see how a project manager deals with each concept. Ultimately, this book will help you anticipate, prevent, and alleviate major project risks. "Project Manager's Spotlight on Risk Management" teaches you how to; look for and document risk; anticipate why projects fail; prevent scope and schedule risks; analyze and prioritize risks; develop, implement, and monitor risk response plans; and, much more!