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BUS 519 Entire Course FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com BUS 519 Week 1 DQ 1 What is Risk BUS 519 Week 1 DQ 2 Planning for Risk BUS 519 Week 2 DQ 1 Need for Risk Management BUS 519 Week 2 DQ 2 Critical Success Factors BUS 519 Week 3 DQ 1 Project Initiation BUS 519 Week 3 DQ 2 Stakeholder Analysis BUS 519 Week 3 Assignment 1 Assess Organizational Readiness (2 P apers) BUS 519 Week 4 DQ 1 Identifying and Mitigating Risks BUS 519 Week 4 DQ 2 Defining Risks BUS 519 Week 4 Assignment 2 Risk Management Plan (2 Papers) BUS 519 Week 5 DQ 1 Risk Perception BUS 519 Week 5 DQ 2 Risk Responsibility BUS 519 Week 6 DQ 1 Possible Risk Impacts BUS 519 Week 6 DQ 2 Quantitative Risk Analysis BUS 519 Week 6 Assignment 3 Risk Workshop and Risk Register (2 P apers) BUS 519 Week 7 DQ 1 Response Strategies BUS 519 Week 7 DQ 2 Planning for Unknowns BUS 519 Week 8 DQ 1 Ongoing Risk Management BUS 519 Week 8 DQ 2 Risk Review Process BUS 519 Week 9 DQ 1 Post-Project Review


BUS 519 Week 9 DQ 2 Small-Project Application BUS 519 Week 9 Assignment 4 Project Progress (2 Papers) BUS 519 Week 10 DQ 1 ATOM for Large Projects BUS 519 Week 10 DQ 2 Project Lessons Learned BUS 519 Week 11 DQ 1 Methodology Comparison BUS 519 Week 11 DQ 2 Course Lessons Learned **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 1 DQ 1 What is Risk FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com BUS 519 Week 1 DQ "What is Risk?" Please respond to the following: ·· Risk concerns both positive and negative aspects of an e vent. Analyze why it is important to consider both perspectives when addressing risk for an organization. Include an example to support your response. · Evaluate how threats and opportunities can be used to an orga nization’s advantage when developing the risk management pla n. Argue the value of having a risk strategy. **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 1 DQ 2 Planning for Risk FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com Week 1 Discussion 2 Top of Form


"Planning for Risk" Please respond to the following: · There are three schools of thought regarding risk. The first con siders the positive and negative aspects of risk, but sees them as separate. The second group believes that there are benefits from treating threats and opportunities together, while the third scho ol does not label uncertainties, but addresses uncertainty as part of “doing the job.” Compare and contrast the advantages and d isadvantages of each approach. Respond to another student’s po st (ground students will discuss their positions). · Choose a project with risks and select one approach from Part 1 of this discussion for the project you chose. Provide a rational e for your selection and determine how this approach helps the project to be successful. Be sure to identify the project you have selected. **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 2 DQ 1 Need for Risk Management FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com BUS 519 Week 2 DQ "Need for Risk Management" Please respond to the following: · There are four (4) critical success factors that are important for effective risk management: supportive organization; competent peopl e; appropriate methods, tools and techniques; and simple, scalable pr ocess. Determine three (3) obstacles for an organization to manage ri sk effectively. Suggest strategies from the perspective of a project man ager to avoid the obstacles. **********************************************************************************

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Week 2 Discussion 2 "Critical Success Factors" Please respond to the following: ¡ There are four critical success factors that are important for ef fective risk management: supportive organization; competent pe ople; appropriate methods, tools and techniques; and simple, sc alable process. Predict the outcome of a project if any of these c ritical success factors is absent for a project. Support your predi ctions. ¡ Recommend how you would approach the stakeholders of the p roject and persuade them that the missing critical success factor (s) must be addressed in order to maximize a successful project. Support your response. **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 3 Assignment 1 Assess Organizational Readiness (2 Papers) FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com This Tutorial contains 2 Different Papers BUS 519 Week 3 Assignment 1 Assess Organizational Readiness Due Week 3 and worth 200 points Note: The assignments are a series of papers that are based on the sa me case, which is located in the Student Center of the course shell. Th e assignments are dependent upon one another. Review the assigned case study and complete this assignment. Write a five to seven (5-7) page paper in which you: 1. Analyze how the Critical Success Factors (CSFs) apply to the fa cts of the case study. Provide examples to support your analysis. 2. Determine the project benefits, organizational readiness, and ris k culture of the company in the case study. Provide justification for yo ur response. 3. Develop at least three (3) project risk recommendations based o n the analysis from criteria number 1 and 2 of this assignment.


4. Identify the initial categories of risk (RBS Level 1 and 2) that yo u see as being present in the case study using the Example Risk Check list (Figure A-2, Hillson& Simon text). 5. Use at least four (4) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: · Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides. · Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. T he cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignmen t are: · Analyze the critical success factors (CSFs), project benefits, an d organizational readiness and risk culture of the company. · Apply the results of this analysis to the development of project r isk recommendations. · Use technology and information resources to research issues in project risk management · Write clearly and concisely about project risk management usin g proper writing mechanics. Click here to view the grading rubric. XanEdu Case Pack: BUS519 Project Risk Management Assignments in this course are based on a case chosen by your instruc tor. Click on the link above to access the case pack. Your instructor will let you know which case to use. (Trouble accessin g? Check Student Center for Detailed Instructions on XanEdu) **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 3 DQ 1 Project Initiation FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com Week 3 Discussion 1


Top of Form "Project Initiation" Please respond to the following: · One of the most important aspects of managing risk for a proje ct is to accurately define the size of the project. Determine the cr iteria that must be considered to perform the project sizing and create one additional factor with rationale. · Suppose the size of the project was not determined correctly an d a large, complex project was defined as a medium project inst ead. Predict the outcome of the risk management process within this organization. Include examples (i.e., the incorrect schedule of the risk management review, incorrect schedule of quantitativ e assessments) to support your prediction **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 3 DQ 2 Stakeholder Analysis FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com Week 3 Discussion 2 "Stakeholder Analysis" Please respond to the following: · Using the “Stakeholder Analysis Template” (Appendix B2 in th e Hillson and Simon text) for a company that you currently work for or you are familiar with, determine the key stakeholders and categorize them by their attitude, power, and interest dimension s. Justify the categorization for each stakeholder and post the co mpleted appendix for the class to see. · Analyze how stakeholder analysis affects the overall project ris k management within an organization. Include an example to su pport your response. **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 4 Assignment 2 Risk Management Plan (2 Papers) FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com


This Tutorial contains 2 Different Papers BUS 519 Week 4 Assignment 2 Risk Management Plan Due Week 4 and worth 240 points Note: The assignments are a series of papers that are based on the sa me case, which is located in the Student Center of the course shell. Th e assignments are dependent upon one another. In this assignment, you will create a risk management plan. You have a budget of $100,000 and a timeline of six (6) months for the plan. Ple ase refer to Figure A1, Risk Management Plan Template, from Appendix A of the Hillson a nd Simon text to create the plan. Write an eight to ten (810) page Risk Management Plan Component paper in which you: 1. Prepare the Scope and Objectives of the Risk Management Proc ess section of the Risk Management Plan based on the facts presented in the case study. 2. Determine the project size, based on the facts presented in the c ase study, and provide justification based on Figure 34, Example Project Sizing Tool (Chapter 3 of the Hillson and Simon t ext). 3. Select the risk tools and techniques, and complete the Risk Tools and Techniques section of the Risk Management Plan for both the qu alitative and quantitative aspects of the project. Provide a rationale fo r the selection. 4. Develop the Risk Reviews and Reporting section of the Risk Man agement Plan based on the project size previously determined. 5. Define the Probability and Impacts section of the Risk Managem ent Plan and justify the values assigned. 6. Define the Risk Thresholds section of the Risk Management Pla n and justify the values assigned. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: ¡ Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.


· Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. T he cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignmen t are: · Apply the concepts of risk management in a project context to d evelop an appropriate risk management plan as a key element of the p roject management process. · Survey the project sponsor, stakeholders, team membership and key decision influencers to develop a qualitative assessment of the pr oject risks and apply the results to further refine the project risk mana gement plan. · Create a schedule of project risk reviews appropriate to the org anization and risk including major, minor, and postproject threats and opportunities, including archiving the results of th e project risk plan is incorporated into this schedule. · Use technology and information resources to research issues in project risk management · Write clearly and concisely about project risk management usin g proper writing mechanics. Click here to view the grading rubric. XanEdu Case Pack: BUS519 Project Risk Management Assignments in this course are based on a case chosen by your instruc tor. Click on the link above to access the case pack. Your instructor will let you know which case to use. (Trouble accessin g? Check Student Center for Detailed Instructions on XanEdu) **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 4 DQ 1 Identifying and Mitigating Risks FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com BUS 519 Week 4 DQ "Identifying and Mitigating Risks" Please respond to the following:


· Imagine you are considering opening a business. Share the type of business you would open. Then, create a list of the five (5) most sig nificant risks that you must address prior to making your decision reg arding the viability of your venture. Justify the risks. **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 4 DQ 2 Defining Risks FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com Week 4 Discussion 2 Top of Form "Defining Risks" Please respond to the following: · Imagine you have addressed the risks identified in Discussion 1. Now you have decided to proceed with your plan to open the pet store. Determine your potential stakeholders in the venture a nd analyze how they affect your risk management plan. · Determine the strategies to bring this group of people together and convince them that you have a winning idea for your busine ss. Support your response. **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 5 DQ 1 Risk Perception FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com BUS 519 Week 5 Discusion "Risk Perception" Please respond to the following: · Using the information presented in “Common Influences on Ris k Perception” Figure 63 (Hillson and Simon text), determine the conscious factors, subconsci ous factors, and affective factors for this project. Examine how aware ness of such factors influences the decision of hiring outside vendors.


In addition, analyze how the stated factors help improve the overall fa cilitation and effectiveness of the risk management. **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 5 DQ 2 Risk Responsibility FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com Week 5 Discussion 2 "Risk Responsibility" Please respond to the following: ¡ It is important to identify responsible individuals to be risk own ers. Imagine you have identified the highest risk for your project and you plan to assign responsibilities to an individual. Compo se a list of at least eight questions that you would want to have t he individual answer satisfactorily before you assign the respon sibilities. Provide a rationale for the creation of your list. ¡ Determine the feedback you would want from this individual to ensure that you choose the right risk owner for the highest risk i dentified from Part 1 of this discussion. Support your response. **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 6 Assignment 3 Risk Workshop and Risk Register (2 Papers) FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com This Tutorial contains 2 Different Papers BUS 519 Week 6 Assignment 3 Risk Workshop and Risk Register Due Week 6 and worth 240 points


Note: The assignments are a series of papers that are based on the sa me case, which is located in the Student Center of the course shell. Th e assignments are dependent upon one another. Write an eight to ten (810) Risk Workshop and Risk Register Component paper in which you: 1. Identify the required pre-workshop activities. 2. Prepare a risk workshop agenda based on Figure B8, Sample Agenda for a First Risk Assessment / Two – Day Risk Workshop (Appendix B of the Hillson and Simon text). Inclu de suggested time intervals for each activity and justify why each age nda item is relevant for this case. 3. Determine the top five (5) threats in a risk register following Fig ure B-11, Sample Simplified Risk Register Format (Appendix B of the Hillson and Simon text). Include information from the case for each threat. 4. Justify the assignment of probability and impacts for each threat identified in criterion number 3 of this assignment. 5. Document the top three (3) opportunities in a risk register follo wing Figure B11, Sample Simplified Risk Register Format (Appendix B of the Hillso n and Simon text). Include information from the case for each opportu nity. 6. Justify the assignment of probability and impacts for each oppor tunity identified in criterion number 5 of this assignment. 7. Use at least two (2) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: · Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides. · Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. T he cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignmen t are:


· Assess and prioritize risks to the project through an analysis of the active threats and opportunities presented. · Apply the Active Threats and Opportunities Management (ATO M) process to ensure a consistent, measurable result of this analysis. · Use technology and information resources to research issues in project risk management · Write clearly and concisely about project risk management usin g proper writing mechanics. Click here to view the grading rubric XanEdu Case Pack: BUS519 Project Risk Management Assignments in this course are based on a case chosen by your instruc tor. Click on the link above to access the case pack. Your instructor will let you know which case to use. (Trouble accessin g? Check Student Center for Detailed Instructions on XanEdu) **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 6 DQ 1 Possible Risk Impacts FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com Week 6 Discussion 1 "Possible Risk Impacts" Please respond to the following: · Using Table 5.4 Possible Risk Impacts, (Chapter 5 of the Held man text), select the topthree most critical risks regardless of the size or scope of a proj ect. Justify your selection. · Suggest strategies for the project manager to address each typ e of the risks selected in Part 1 of this discussion. Support your s uggestion. **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 6 DQ 2 Quantitative Risk Analysis FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT


www.bus519study.com BUS 519 Week 6 DQ "Quantitative Risk Analysis" Please respond to the following: ¡ Review the Monte Carlo Analysis method presented in Chapter 15 of the Hillson and Simon text. Then, determine whether or not you would recommend to a project manager the use of this methodology f or a large, complex project. Include an example to support your respo nse. If you would not recommend the use of a method such as Monte Carlo, explain what you would recommend as an alternative tool that would allow the project manager to make informed decisions. Provide a rationale for your recommendation **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 7 DQ 1 Response Strategies FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com Week 7 Discussion 1 Top of Form "Response Strategies" Please respond to the following: ¡ After a risk workshop has been completed, risk interviews are often completed with subject matter experts. Assess the value of the interviews to identify risk response strategies. Provide one e xample of a subject area you would expect to be addressed in th e interview and explain why. Give your opinion as to why it is important to work highpriority opportunities prior to working highpriority threats. Analyze how those opportunities help you **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 7 DQ 2 Planning for Unknowns FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT


www.bus519study.com BUS 519 Week 7 DQ Planning for Unknowns" Please respond to the following: •Evaluate your project management options in terms of schedule, perf ormance, and cost for the following scenario. Support your evaluation. An office building construction project is 80% complete in the souther n Virginia area, when a major hurricane strikes, and stops progress o n the worksite for 10 days while damage is assessed and repairs are c ompleted. The project has a fixed budget and a completion date that c annot be moved any further to the right. **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 8 DQ 1 Ongoing Risk Management FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com BUS 519 Week 8 DQ "Ongoing Risk Management" Please respond to the following: · In many risk programs, risks are managed individually. Howev er, a robust risk program considers the cumulative effect of all risks. Assess the following scenario and identify the effect of multiple events on a risk management strategy: When the Titanic struck the iceberg, the weather was bad, the lookout s were not properly equipped, the radio operator was not monitoring other ship traffic in the area, and the ship design had a major flaw in the construction of the hull’s “watertight” compartments. **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 8 DQ 2 Risk Review Process FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com


Week 8 Discussion 2 “Risk Review Process” Please respond to the following: · • Identify the use of major and minor reviews during a project’s life cycle, and determine which project factors (e.g., size, complexity, bud get, schedule, human resources) would aid in the determination of the use of the reviews. Support your position(s). • Select which types of stakeholders should attend major reviews and which types of stakeholders should attend minor reviews. Justify your selection. Discuss how the stakeholder groups affect the review types. **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 9 Assignment 4 Project Progress (2 Papers) FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com This Tutorial contains 2 Different Papers BUS 519 Week 9 Assignment 4 Project Progress Due Week 9 and worth 200 points Note: The assignments are a series of papers that are based on the sa me case, which is located in the Student Center of the course shell. Th e assignments are dependent upon one another. During the project life cycle, project risk reviews and reports are req uired as previously identified in the risk management plan. Two mont hs after the project started, the following events have taken place. 1. The top-two (2) threats have occurred. 2. The top opportunity has been realized. 3. The project’s risk budget is already exhausted. 4. The risk management schedule has been shortened by two (2) m onths. Write a five to seven (5-7) page paper in which you: 1. Analyze the impact of those events on the project. 2. Determine if any mitigation activities are required and explain why.


3. Determine if budget / schedule changes are necessary and expla in why. 4. Update the risk register and highlight the changes made. Provid e the justification for the changes. 5. Use at least four (4) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: · Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides. · Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. T he cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignmen t are: · Given an information requirement related to project risk manag ement, determine the nature and extent of information needed to effect ively address the topic; efficiently locate, determine the validity, and c ritically evaluate the resources; and apply the information to accompl ish the specific purpose (report, case analysis, factual requirement, pr oblem solving, and planning). · Use technology and information resources to research issues in project risk management. · Write clearly and concisely about project risk management usin g proper writing mechanics. Click here to view the grading rubric. XanEdu Case Pack: BUS519 Project Risk Management Assignments in this course are based on a case chosen by your instruc tor. Click on the link above to access the case pack. Your instructor will let you know which case to use. (Trouble accessin g? Check Student Center for Detailed Instructions on XanEdu **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 9 DQ 1 Post-Project Review FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT


www.bus519study.com "Post-Project Review" Please respond to the following: 路 Assess the importance of completing postproject reviews, and determine what project documentation mus t be updated as a result of the review meeting. Discuss the risks associated with failing to complete the documentation to the org anization. Discuss how this should be handled when not complet ed from a managerial perspective. 路 Identify the benefits of a complete risk register for a subsequen t phase of a project. Speculate on the consequence of project ma nagement without a complete risk register. Include an example t o support your response. **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 9 DQ 2 Small-Project Application FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com Week 9 Discussion 2 "Small-Project Application" Please respond to the following: 路 Compare and contrast the differences in the ATOM methodolo gy for large versus small projects. Analyze why it is important to address these differences when preparing the initial project pla n. 路 Analyze the impact on the budget and other project resources if a tailored process for a small project is not employed. Include a n example or scenario to support your response. **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 10 DQ 1 ATOM for Large Projects FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com


BUS 519 Week 10 DQ "ATOM for Large Projects" Please respond to the following: · Debate whether or not the cost of utilizing ATOM for large proj ects is justified when an organization has limited resources to dedicat e to risk management efforts. Provide a description that you would pr esent to your managers to persuade them to see matters your way. **********************************************************************************

BUS 519 Week 10 DQ 2 Project Lessons Learned FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.bus519study.com Week 10 Discussion 2 Top of Form "Project Lessons Learned" Please respond to the following: · Using Figure 162, “Sources of Risks at the Program Level” from the Hillson an d Simon text as the basis for your discussion, provide three reas ons why it would be appropriate to address risks at all levels in t he organization. · As the ATOM methodology has been presented in this course, i ts usefulness has been demonstrated for an individual project. A nalyze whether or not changes would be necessary to use the AT OM methodology to manage risk for a program versus for an in dividual project. Include an example to support your analysis **********************************************************************************


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