Join Doug Rose for an in-depth discussion in this video Prioritizing the stakeholders, part of Project Management Foundations: Communication.
As a project manager…one phrase you won't often hear is,…take your time.…Your stakeholders are not going to say,…"I need an update on this schedule…"and you can take your time."…Instead you'll probably get a lot of "as soon as possible's"…or ASAP's.…What can happens is that everyone…will be giving you a task that they want ASAP.…So how do you communicate with everyone all the time?…The short answer is, you don't.…Instead you go through the process of…prioritizing your communication.…Good communication is about getting the right…information to the right stakeholder.…
You won't want to much information to overwhelm…your highest priority stakeholders.…And you also don't want to spend too much time…updating your lowest priority stakeholders.…So you need to be able to prioritize…groups of stakeholders.…So you already have a stakeholder register.…Now you need to take these categorized stakeholders…and prioritize them based…on their relationship to the project.…The stakeholder management plan should already…contain information about the power, impact,…
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- Using formal and informal means to communicate
- Prioritizing stakeholder needs
- Listening actively
- Planning project communication
- Understanding leadership language
- Writing clear and concise project reports
- Learning how and when to say "no"<br><br>
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