Seventy percent of projects that fail can be traced to poor stakeholder management. Neglecting this critical area of the project management process has come back to haunt project managers time and time again. This course will introduce a strong structure for how to deal with project stakeholders, as well as provide constructive advice on how to deal with stakeholders in and outside of the project management process.
Overview: 2 days with 14 PDUs
How attendees will benefit:
- Use the opinions of the most powerful stakeholders to shape your projects at an early stage. Not only does this make it more likely that they will support you, their input can also improve the quality of your project.
- Gain support from powerful stakeholders to help you win more resources.
- By communicating with stakeholders early and often, you can ensure that they know what you are doing and fully understand the benefits of your project - this means they can support you actively when necessary.
- Anticipate what people's reaction to your project may be, and build into your plan the actions that will win people's support.
This program will show you how to:
- Stakeholder Management is an important discipline that successful people use to win support from others. It helps them ensure that their projects succeed where others fail.
- There are two major elements to Stakeholder Management: Stakeholder Analysis and Stakeholder Planning. Stakeholder Analysis is the technique used to identify the key people who have to be won over. You then use Stakeholder Planning to build the support that helps you succeed.
Some of the topics to be covered:
- Identifying Your Stakeholders
- Prioritize Your Stakeholders
- Understanding your key stakeholders
Who should attend?
Project and program managers, directors and sponsors, as well as PMO managers, team leaders and business analysts. Attendees should have formal, introductory project management training.
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