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This will help you to manage change in your workplace, organization, or for a project.

Complete this four part process to conduct a thorough stakeholder analysis.

Consider first reading “Why a Stakeholder Analysis is so important”

1. Identify your stakeholders

  • Seek input from the project team while identifying your stakeholders
  • Consider anybody impacted, positively or negatively, by the change
  • List both individuals and groups that are needed for a successful change

2. Prioritize your efforts to manage stakeholders.

  • Complete an influence & interest grid
  • Assess status of each stakeholder: Unaware, Resistant, Neutral, Supportive, Advocate

3. Understand each stakeholder with inputs from your project team.

  • How they will be impacted
  • Benefits
  • Needs
  • Concerns
  • Watchouts
  • Capacity for change
  • Best ways to communicate with them

4. Plan your engagement with each stakeholder.

  • Create a communication plan
  • Brainstorm and decide on engagement tactics
  • Assess and plan for training needs
  • Incorporate above elements into overall project plan

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