for Windows -
RiskMaster for Windows is a Microsoft Excel add-in program that provides risk analysis
capability to user spreadsheets. RiskMaster
for Windows is useful in dealing with uncertainty in forecasting models, or in any other quantitative models in which some data
values are uncertain.
The last released version
is RiskMaster for Windows 1.1b. The product has been superseded by RiskEase.
For educational pricing
Download a demo
of RiskMaster (630 KB)
RiskMaster was originally developed for the Harvard University Program on Investment
Appraisal and Management and has been used since 1987 by the Harvard Institute for
International Development as part of its training courses in cost-benefit analysis. The new
RiskMaster for Windows version builds upon the successful design of
RiskMaster for DOS
and adds a host of features which enhance both functionality and ease of use. Some of the
features included in RiskMaster for Windows are:
easy to use point-and-click interface,
complete sensitivity analysis module,
user customizable probability distributions,
skew, truncate and preview probability distributions,
apply correlation conditions to ensure the generation of realistic scenarios,
analyze, tabulate and plot simulation results,
prepare professional reports through the built-in report generator,
context sensitive on-line help.
An interactive tutorial program is included with RiskMaster for Windows to familiarize
the new user through a step-by-step approach of applying risk analysis. The user manual gives
details of all the commands and functions available. A paper describing the theory
of risk analysis is appended to the manual. RiskMaster for Windows
requires a Windows computer running Microsoft Office Excel 1995 or 1997.