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What is Your Communication Strategy for Your Initiatives?

Communication Strategy

Every initiative – regardless of its size or complexity – requires a communication strategy. Certainly the more complex the initiative, the more complex the communication strategy. However, a smaller initiative can utilize a simpler communication strategy.

Your communication strategy should cover the following key items: A list of your stakeholders and the impact the initiative […]

Five Ways to Better Manage Your Stakeholders

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. […]

Five Simple Steps to Engage Stakeholders in Change Initiatives

Stakeholders will adopt change more easily if you do these five simple things to engage them in the change initiative:

Develop a detailed communication plan in the early stages. Ensure communications via a variety of channels and methods in order to engage the widest group of stakeholders. Developing a communication management plan early makes it […]

A Mini Case Study: Leading a Project as a New Project Manager – Part II

Best Practices for a New Project Manager to Establish Themselves and Build Relationships Quickly

Read Part I for background information.

In his part, we’ll share some best practices to help Sydney ensure her first project starts off well.

As we learned, Sydney does have some base knowledge – she attended a week long onboarding program […]

A Mini Case Study: Leading a Project as a New Project Manager – Part I

Best Practices for a New Project Manager to Establish Themselves and Build Relationships Quickly

Background: Sydney was a newly hired project manager at a consulting firm. She has previous experience working on project teams, but had never led a project on her own. She has only been with the firm for two weeks and has […]