Risks are a project constraint. A risk is a possible event that would have a positive or negative consequence to the project. The PMBOK glossary defines a risk as "an uncertain event or condition that, if it occurs, has a positive or negative effect on one or more project objectives."
- PMI's ways to handle a risk: avoid risk, transfer risk, mitigate risk, accept risk, exploit risk, enhance risk, share risk
Lists of risks to consider:
- Simplicable 130 Project Risks by Anna Mar, June 27, 2016.
- PM Times Project Risk Identification for New Project Manager by Rajman Md Rawi, April 15, 2014.
- list of potential risks from the University of Michigan, Engineering