Project risk

Project risk assurance is all about providing trust, confidence and capability in the delivery of your change investment.

Bringing great ideas to life

In today’s environment, the success of a project can have significant impact on your organisation’s ability to achieve its strategic objectives. Despite this, 70 per cent of projects don’t meet the expectations of their stakeholders, and 88 per cent don’t realise the benefits outlined in their business case.

Nevertheless, projects and programmes are an integral part of change, and those companies that stay ahead of their competitors constantly look to launch new ideas, products and services and projects. 

In our experience, organisations that successfully execute projects employ project management in a way that capitalises on innovation, closely monitors and measures progress, and confirms their efforts are aligned with the organisation’s strategy. Successful projects characteristically have the right tools, skills and resources in place – which is where we come in.

How PwC can help

PwC’s Project Risk team helps you understand what is working well, identifies the root cause of challenges, and provides recommendations using deep industry knowledge and experience. We’re here to be hands on and help organisations proactively and pragmatically manage their change risk every step of the way.

We draw on our experience and knowledge of established project management standards to help bring great projects to life. Some of the specific services we can provide include:

  • assessing your project management approach to gauge your ability to proceed
  • conducting foundation reviews to determine if the project is set up for success
  • evaluating your project mobilisation readiness
  • running project health checks
  • providing stage gate reviews
  • conducting change management assessments
  • providing a benefits realisation framework
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Vaughan Harrison

Partner, Wellington, PwC New Zealand

+64 27 511 6563

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Chris Perree

Director, Auckland, PwC New Zealand

+64 21 358 004

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