Join Doug Rose for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding the project's communication needs, part of Project Management Foundations: Communication.
All the world's a stage, and each…project manager plays many parts.…But in order to play your part well,…you need to make sure you know your audience.…You might not think of your project…as having an audience, but it does.…They're probably not laughing, cheering and clapping.…But your audience is listening.…And they're interested.…Many things you communicate depend on your audience.…If you think about it, this is true…for most of your communication.…You might tell a good friend that you…really like wool sweaters, but you…wouldn't usually tell your supervisor.…You might tell your doctor about the pain in your neck,…but you wouldn't usually tell a stranger.…
It's the same with your projects.…Once you understand your project's audience, you can…start categorizing who gets what information.…In general, there are three different groups of people…you should consider as categories for your audience.…There are stakeholders, supporters and spectators.…The first group are the stakeholders.…There are the people who have a stake in your project.…
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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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