Leadership in many organizations – even today – are challenged with project management and where it fits in. Understanding the value of project management to the organization is a significant challenge for leaders. Too often it is considered as tactical – with no real thought or understanding of the strategic value of it. Shortchanging the […]
Follow these three tips to prepare for your next project update to stakeholders to ensure you are providing them the most relevant information at the right time.
Consider what the stakeholders want and need to know.
Think about your audience. What will they want to know about the project and what do they need to […]
Before you officially begin your next project, consider whether you can answer the following questions:
Are you aware of why the project is being launched? If not, find out! Ask the project sponsor why this particular project is being launched? What is the goal of the project? To what strategic organizational goal is the project […]
There are times when we need to disengage a project sponsor who is overly involved in the day-to-day work of the project team. We want them engaged in the project, certainly; but not so involved in the tasks associated with the project that the team feels they can’t get the work done. Much of time […]
Here are five simple ways to manage (and engage) your stakeholders in your project:
Utilize a stakeholder register to track each stakeholder and contact information as well as their needs, wants and expectations as it relates to the project. Take the time to meet each stakeholder – either in person or via a virtual format. […]