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Stakeholder Management Course

This 2-day Stakeholder Management course is designed to equip your team with the tools and knowledge for exceptional stakeholder management. Our practical, workshop approach and customised in-company format will enable us to tailor the training to address goals and priorities specific to your project or organisation.

Our Stakeholder Management workshop is exclusively available as an in-company (in-house) programme. You can view public courses that incorporate some stakeholder management work in the "Public Courses" tab below.

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Stakeholder Management Course Objectives

Our Stakeholder Management Course is very practical in delivery style, so that each participant gains both skill and confidence as they learn.

We tailor the content to address any goals or challenges you may have, always remaining focused on the objectives below.

Upon completing this workshop, participants will be equipped with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to:

  • Apply the principles of successful stakeholder management.
  • Identify and prioritise stakeholders using a framework.
  • Put in place effective stakeholder management plans.
  • Engage with stakeholders using a range of communication and interpersonal skills.

What is covered during this Stakeholder Management Course?

  • Module 1: The Principles of Effective Stakeholder Management

    The benefits of using a stakeholder management programme
    Understanding the principles of change management
    Why do some stakeholders support change while others resist?
  • Module 2: Identify Stakeholders

    Use a structured format to comprehensively identify your stakeholders
    Create a stakeholder priority grid
    Stakeholder risk analysis
    Gather stakeholder information
  • Module 3: Plan Stakeholder Management

    Conduct a stakeholder assessment based on level of engagement
    Identify communication requirements
    Develop a stakeholder management plan
    Plan communication channels to increase your profile in the industry
  • Module 4: Manage Stakeholder Engagement

    Stakeholder Communication Plan
    Running Effective Project Meetings
  • Module 5: Monitor and Control Stakeholder Relationships

    Monitoring & controlling performance against the plans
  • Module 6: Manage Stakeholder Engagement

    Communication Skills
    Develop strategic and commercial thinking
    Communication with confidence across all levels
    Develop powerful questioning techniques
    Develop active listening skills

    Presentation Skills
    Setting clear objectives for what you want to achieve
    The importance of body language and tone of voice
    Structuring your message and getting it across clearly
    Anticipating difficult questions and preparing your responses
    Handling tricky situations

    Interpersonal Skills
    Building rapport and trust
    Overcoming resistance and working towards solutions
    Resolving conflict
    Handling the unexpected
    Maintaining composure
  • Module 7: Monitor and Control Stakeholder Relationships

    Assess changes in stakeholder engagement
    Adjust plans and strategies as required

Why is Stakeholder Management Important?

Effective stakeholder management is crucial to the success of any project or business. In every situation, there are many stakeholders to consider, from customers and employees to investors, leaders, and project team members.

Ensuring that all stakeholders are engaged and informed contributes to the smooth running of any project.

What are the Characteristics of Effective Stakeholder Management?

  • Identify & prioritise stakeholders at an early stage
  • Analyse risks & gather information
  • Develop a detailed stakeholder management plan
  • Clear, consistent communication throughout the project
  • Build rapport & trust
  • Manage expectations & answer questions

Get Started

Get in touch with us to find out how you can organise training for your team in stakeholder management. You can reach us by Freephone 1800 910 810, by clicking below to ask a quick question, or learn more by downloading the full course brochure.

Public Course Options

This Stakeholder Management course is only available for in-company bookings. If you would like to attend a public course that incorporates some stakeholder management, we recommend taking a look at our project management courses below:

Certified Project Management Workshop


  • Suitable for all experience levels
  • Practical skills your can apply immediately
  • Covers stakeholder identification and developing a stakeholder management plan
  • Opportunity to achieve a QQI Level 6 certification


Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep Course


  • Designed for experienced project managers
  • Intensive exam preparation
  • Module covering stakeholder management processes
  • Success in your exam leads to the prestigious PMP® credential


Scrum Master Certified (SMCTM) Course


  • Suitable for all experience levels
  • Gain versatile Scrum Master skills and a strong understanding of Scrum processes
  • Incorporates some focus on stakeholders when covering Scrum Projects and Processes
  • Course fees include exam and certification fees


PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam Prep Course


  • Some experience with agile or iterative project management required
  • Practical Agile skills and exam preparation
  • Includes a module on stakeholder engagement

Find out which course is right for you

Although each course above incorporates a little focus on stakeholder management or engagement, we encourage you to read through the content in detail to find the right course for you.

Alternatively, why not click below to ask us which course is right for you, or call us on Freephone 1800 910 810? We'll be happy to advise on the right course for your needs.

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