PARAGRAPHNot a MyNAP member yet. Register for a free account to start saving and receiving special member only perks. Risk management is probably the most difficult aspect of project management, and for many DOE projects it is also the most critical. The Phase II report noted that DOE does not always use proven techniques for assessing, allocating, and managing risks. Discussions with DOE project managers reveal that DOE has not yet established effective risk-management methodologies or systems and that managers lack the tools and training to adequately manage risk for projects with high levels of uncertainty.