Topic 5 DQ 1
The Manchester United Soccer Tournament project team (refer to the Manchester United Soccer club case study in chapter 4 of the text) has identified the following potential risks to their project:
Referees failing to show up at designated games
Fighting between teams
Pivotal error committed by a referee that determines the outcome of a game
Abusive behavior along the sidelines by parents
Not enough teams sign up for different age brackets
How would you recommend that they respond (i.e., avoid, accept) to these risks and why? Support your response with evidence from the readings or other materials. Please be sure to use APA format for citing your source. As a follow-up to the discussion, critique the response of at least one fellow classmate by acknowledging both strengths and opportunities for improvement (things the classmate may not have considered) in his or her response.
Topic 5 DQ 2
Consider the following statement: “The essence of project management is risk management.” What does it mean in terms of completing a project successfully? Support your response with evidence from the readings or other materials. Be sure to use APA format for citing your source.