Deltek Announces New Guide and Webinar Series to Help Companies Identify and Manage Project Risk

Project Risk Management for Dummies outlines how to analyze risk, calculate contingencies, and decide which risks to mitigate

HERNDON, Va. – May 22, 2017 – Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for project-based businesses, announced the publication of Project Risk Management for Dummies, the 13th book in its series of For Dummies books that help project-based businesses learn how to run their businesses better across the entire project lifecycle. Project Risk Management for Dummies outlines the process of identifying and understanding the uncertainties and discrete risk events that threaten to cause headaches for the schedule, for the budget, or both.  It also recommends the steps companies can take to minimize risk across their organizations. 

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In conjunction with the release of Project Risk Management for Dummies, Deltek will also offer an educational webinar series that will dive more deeply into the key topics covered in the book.  The webinars, taking place this summer, will be hosted by Deltek experts and project risk thought-leader Lorrie Tietze – Founder & Manager of Interface Consulting. The webinar series will highlight why a project plan is paramount, the leading characteristics of a well-constructed project plan, the basic building blocks behind project risk analysis, and what happens when project risk is done wrong:

  • Part 1: Preparing for Project Risk Analysis, on June 8
  • Part 2: Schedule Risk Analysis – Exposure, Drivers and Risk Mitigation, on July 11
  • Part 3: Cost Risk Analysis & Communication Made Simple, on August 10

“Risk is a major component of every project, and countless factors can threaten the project schedule and budget. Using a systemic, thoughtful process to uncover, understand and then mitigate risk can greatly increase the chances of successfully managing a project – and that’s what Deltek’s new book delivers,” said Patrick Smith, SVP of Marketing at Deltek. “While risk may keep project managers awake at night, Deltek’s new guide is designed to help project professionals maintain control of risks across the entirety of a project so they can be more confident in a positive outcome.”

Learn more by registering for the webinar series or downloading a copy of the Project Risk Management for Dummies book

About Deltek

Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors, professional services firms and other project-based businesses. For decades, we have delivered actionable insight that empowers our customers to unlock their business potential. 22,000 organizations and millions of users in over 80 countries around the world rely on Deltek to research and identify opportunities, win new business, recruit and develop talent, optimize resources, streamline operations and deliver more profitable projects. Deltek – Know more. Do more.® 

For further information contact:

Lauran Cacciatori
Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Communications Deltek
+1 703.885.9947