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Reporting on Project Status

Project Status

To reduce questions and challenges on the project

As a project manager, you want to report effectively on the project status by providing sufficient information to stakeholders while also reducing the amount of back and forth communications necessary. This entails providing complete, detailed information in ways that works for the stakeholders but also works for […]

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. […]

Managing BPI Projects

Managing business process improvement (BPI) projects are challenging enough. Add to that the need to manage stakeholders’ expectations around change as it relates to the BPI project and your challenges have doubled!

One of our responsibilities when managing BPI projects is to ensure we also manage the expectations of our stakeholders, who will undoubtedly be […]

Engaging Stakeholders - A Mini Case Study - Part 3

Feedback from the Marketing Group

Read Part 1 and Part 2 of the case study.

The project launched and was certainly successful from the perspective of coming in on time and within budget. Additionally, the marketing group was regularly engaged throughout the project. Both Sam and Jacklyn told Alex that they were happy with the […]

Engaging Stakeholders - A Mini Case Study - Part 2

Talking with the Marketing Group and Developing the Communication Plan

Read Part 1 of the case study.

The day of the meeting with the marketing group arrived. Sam introduced Alex to the group and told them that Alex was leading the project to update the marketing portal. Sam also noted that Alex was interested in […]