Table of contents for Managing risk : in construction projects / Nigel J. Smith, Tony Merna, Paul Jobling.

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CONTENTS
Chapter No		Chapter Heading
1.			PROJECTS AND RISK
1.1			Engineering Projects
1.2			Decision Making
1.3			Risk Management Strategy
1.4			Project Planning
1.5			Summary
2.			THE PROJECT ENVIRONMENT
2.1			Projects
2.2			The Project Constitution
2.3			Project Organisation
2.4			Project Phases
2.5			Effects of Project Phase on Risk
2.6			Project Appraisal
2.7			Summary
3.			UNDERSTANDING THE HUMAN ASPECTS
3.1			Risk Management - People
3.2			Risk Management - Organisations
3.3			The Risk Management Process
3.4			Some Guidelines to the Risk Management Process
3.5			Preparing a Group for a Risk Session - Risk Identification
3.6			Communication
3.7			Summary
4.			RISK AND VALUE MANAGEMENT
4.1			Introduction
4.2			The Standard Risk Management Model
4.3			Apply Risk and Value Management
4.4			Value Management Processes
4.5			Understanding the Project Risk
4.6			Applying Value and Risk Management
4.7			Iteration of the Process
4.8			Summary
5.	QUALITATIVE METHODS AND SOFT SYSTEMS 
METHODOLOGY
5.1			Qualitative Risk Assessment
5.2			Review of Project Programmes and Budgets
5.3			The Risk Log
5.4			Using a Risk Log to Formulate Risk Management Strategy
5.5			Qualitative Methodologies
5.6			Soft Systems Methodology
5.7			Case Study
5.8			Summary
6.			QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR RISK 
MANAGEMENT
6.1			Sanction
6.2			Project Appraisal and Selection
6.3			Project Evaluation
6.4			Engineering Risks
6.5			Risk Management
6.6			Probabilistic Analysis
6.7			Response to Risks
6.8			Successful Risk Management
			Annex
7.			INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR RISK 
MANAGEMENT
7.1			Purpose of RMS
7.2			When to Use RMS
7.3			Requirements of the Analyst
7.4			Modelling and Simulation
7.5			Modelling using RMS
7.6			Data Management
7.7			Analytical Mechanisms
7.8			Classification of RMS
7.9			Selection of RMS
7.10			Modelling a Project for Risk Management
7.11			Data Requirements for Realistic Modelling
7.12			Choice of Variable Distribution
7.13			Case Study
7.14			Case Study Simulations
7.15			Analysis of the Result
7.16			Discussion of Findings
7.17			Summary
8.	RISK ALLOCATION IN THE CONTRACTING AND 
PROCUREMENT CYCLE
8.1			Known and Unknown Risks
8.2			Risk Allocation Strategies
8.3			Risk Allocation According to Payment Mechanism
8.4			Contract Award
8.5			Typical Contracting and Procurement Process
8.6			Summary
9.			MANAGING FINANCIAL RISKS IN MAJOR 
PROJECTS
9.1			Project Financing
9.2			Types of Finance
9.3			Appraisal and Validity of Financing Projects
9.4			Typical Financial Risks
9.5			Promoter
9.6			Financial Risk in Concession Contracts
9.7			Global and Elemental Risks in Concession Contracts
9.8			Summary
10.	RISK MANAGEMENT AT CORPORATE, STRATEGIC 
BUSINESS AND PROJECT LEVELS
10.1			Introduction
10.2			Risk Management
10.3			The Risk Management Process
10.4			Benefits of Risk Management
10.5			Recognising Risks
10.6			Why Risk Management is Used
10.7	Model for Risk Management at Corporate, Strategic Business 
and Project Levels
10.8			Summary
11.			CASE STUDIES
11.1			Project Risk Objectives
11.2			Ship Project
11.3			Chunnel Link Project
12.			GUIDANCE IN PRACTICE RISK MANAGEMENT
12.1			Preparation for Risk Management
12.2			Risk Identification
12.3			Risk Analysis
12.4			Risk Outputs
12.5			Communication
12.6			Best Practice in Decision Making

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Building -- Superintendence.
Building -- Safety measures.
Construction industry -- Management.
Risk assessment.