Part 32: Knowledge Areas: Project Stakeholder Management

Project Stakeholder Management

  • Process to identify people, groups, and organizations that impact or could be impacted by the project
  • A Stakeholder can impact the project or be impacted by the project
  • A Stakeholder may have a large influence or a small influence
  • A project manager should consider how diverse the set of stakeholders is, how complex the stakeholder relationships are, and the available technology to communicate with stakeholders
  • Every project has stakeholders
  • A project may fail if stakeholders cannot be identified
  • Stakeholder Management
    • Identify stakeholders early in the project
    • Make sure stakeholders are satisfied
    • Constantly communicate with stakeholders to understand their expectations and manage their interests