Risk Management Toolkit

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Risk Areas:
Environmental Aspects

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Process Assets
Standard Process
  • Definitions
  • Steps of Process
  • Tailoring Guidelines


  • Self Assessment
  • Compliance Process
  • CMMI Risk Management Goals
  • Risk Review


  • AF Policy Directive 90-9: Operational Risk Management, 1 April 2000
  • AFI 90-901: Operational Risk Management, 1 April 2000
  • AFMC Instruction 90-902: Operational Risk Management, Dec 2007

    Support Assets

  • Affinity Diagrams
  • Brainstorming
  • Risk Plotting
  • Risk Statements


  • Individual
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  • Risk Areas

  • Tools & Techniques

  • RiskNav
  • Risk Matrix
  • Risk Radar


  • Risk Process Orientation
  • Detailed Risk Process
  • Facilitator Training


  • Sample Risk Management Plan
  • Process Lessons Learned


    The context in which the program or enterprise operates, the boundaries that constrain it, and any externalities that may influence it.


    • Is the program compliant with international, federal and state laws?

    • Are intellectual property rights, such as copyrights, patents, trade secrets, and confidentiality agreements, compliant and current?

    • Is the program in compliance with the following mandates:
      • congressional budget laws?
      • federal agency or department policies and instructions?
      • military service policies and instructions?
      • safety and environmental regulations?
      • industrial safety regulations?
      • corporate policies?

    • Are applicable changes in policy analyzed for impact to program objectives?

    • Where does program get information on policy changes?

    • Does the rate of change in policy affect the program?

    • Is the program in compliance with internal and external reviews/audits/assessments performed?

    • Are review/audit/assessment recommendations and follow-on actions recorded and tracked to closure?

    • For recommendations not followed, has an impact assessment been done for future milestones and possible other decisions affected by the decision?

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