What is Risk Management in Project Management?
Risk management is the process of minimizing any potential problems that may negatively impact a project's timetable. 'Risk' is any unexpected event that might affect the people, processes, technology, and resources involved in a project. Unlike 'issues', which are certain to happen, risks are events that could occur, and you may not be able to tell when. Because of this uncertainty, project risk requires preparation in order to manage them efficiently.
So, what is risk management in project management? It is preparing for and handling obstacles and problems that may challenge the success of your project.
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