PREMORTEM
METHOD OF 

RISK ASSESSMENT

 

Gary developed the PreMortem Method of Risk Assessment in 2007. This method has been used widely in the business and management domains. 

 

A premortem is an exercise that typically begins after a team has been briefed on a plan. The team leader will ask his or her team to imagine that the proposed plan has failed. As a team, everyone contributes to an exercise where potential threats and hurdles to the plan are generated. The goal of the PreMortem Method of Risk Assessment is to increase plan success rate.

 

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