The classic stakeholder management tool of the power and influence grid will only get you so far. Find outt how to truly engage your stakeholders and make your team ambassadors for your project. By creating a real sense of purpose and a shared vision you’ll get better results and have a higher chance of project success.
These 5 tips will help you involve the IT helpdesk (a crucial stakeholder in any project with an IT element) in the planning and delivery of your project. Find out why you should include them in the early stages when their tasks won’t happen until the end and how they can take the lead on some of the project’s activities.
Learn my tips for engaging and ‘managing’ stakeholders on a projejct. From the communication you do, to the informal chats you have about project requirements, it all counts towards relationship building. Working successfully with stakeholders is critical if you want to get a quality result at the end of your project because they are the ones that decide what quality means.
Find out how I manage project communications and stay in touch with my stakeholders. From the tools I use to how I tailor what I say, it’s all in here! Plus get a free project management status report template so you can communicate clearly and easily with your stakeholders.