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Risk Register for Excel, PDF, Google Sheets

Every good project manager knows the importance of assessing and mitigating project risks. This risk register template will help you document and develop actions to respond to risks.

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Available for Excel & PDF & Google Sheets

Template Highlights

  • The risk register template is available for download as an Excel workbook or a PDF.
  • The template is divided into three sections: Categorization, Rating, and Response.
  • In the Categorization section, list each of the risks you have identified, along with their respective categories.
  • Next, rate each risk on impact (1-4) and probability (%).
  • In the Response section, list potential strategies for mitigating each risk, and the trigger that would likely set it into motion.
  • Finally, calculate the new risk rating by combining all of the numerical factors.

Frequently Asked Questions

A risk register documents project risks and lists actions that can be taken to mitigate each risk.

A risk register is a tool used in risk management. Risk assessment is the process of identifying and evaluating potential issues and hazards that could cause harm to a project.

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