Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis in Project Management

When it comes to quantitative risk analysis, data in numerical form is vital to obtaining precise outcomes. This approach works in tandem with qualitative risk analysis and should be factored in when conducting an analysis. Ultimately, a risk table will be created with consistent results and the risk report will be updated.

Quantitative risk analysis is primarily used in project risk management knowledge area. It helps organizations to understand the different types of risks they are exposed to, their probabilities, and the potential impacts. This in turn enables the development of strategies to address those risks, such as the implementation of mitigation strategies.

Quantitative risk analysis necessitates that all information is numericalized. Significant risks must be rated according to a numerical system and qualitative probability-effect measurements should be represented with numeric figures. For instance, if a qualitative assessment gave a risk a financial effect score of 5 out of 10, then quantitative analysis must be carried out to establish how much money this impact will result in.

Perform quantitive risk analysis should be considered as in;

Along with the performance domains, it should be conducted with guidance of project management principles such as; the guidance for dealing with complexity.

Quantitative Risk Analysis Tools

After the identify risks process is completed and qualitative risk analysis has been carried out, a quantitative risk analysis may also be needed. Qualitative risk analysis is a process that should be applied in all projects, while quantitative risk analysis may not always be applied according to the nature of the project and the risk. It can be said that it is mostly implemented in large-scale and complex projects. 

Quantitative risk analysis is aimed at prioritizing these risks in order to understand the numerical impact of risks on project goals is and to plan effective risk responses.

It is important to use it when undertaking project planning as it provides insight into the potential risks that may arise and how they could affect the outcome of the project. It should also be used during the project execution and control phases as this will allow the team to keep a close eye on any changes that may lead to increased risk. Finally, it should be used during the project closure phase in order to assess the overall effectiveness of the risk management process.

See also;

Risk adjusted backlog

Probability and Impact Matrix

1- Sind 02.01.2022
Qualitative, quantitative... I always misuse each one. I think I will never learn.

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