If you are running a department, project or team, there are two things you need to know about your various stakeholders (a) their relative importance and (b) their support for you/your project. To proactively engage stakeholders requires knowing who are the VIPs and who are the Fans.
Use the panel on the ‘project chassis' one pager to explore: how focused the project is on its key stakeholders? Specifically:
- What needs & expectations are being addressed?
- What are key stakeholders saying about this project?
- How will project discover & adapt to emerging needs?
- How will this initiative engage & energize stakeholders?
Putting stakeholders at the centre of a project (and keeping them there) is one of the greatest opportunities, as well as challenges, facing project leaders. Explore this topic here: