BUS 519 DQ 4-6

Discusion 4


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 significant risks that you must address prior to making your decision regarding the viability of your venture. Justify the risks.


Discussion 5


“Risk Perception” Please respond to the following:




  • Using the information presented in “Common Influences on Risk Perception” Figure 6-3 (Hillson and Simon text), determine the conscious factors, subconscious factors, and affective factors for this project. Examine how awareness of such factors influences the decision of hiring outside vendors. In addition, analyze how the stated factors help improve the overall facilitation and effectiveness of the risk management.


Discussion 6


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 for a large, complex project. Include an example to support your response. 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.