Module 2: Stakeholder Analysis

KEY CONCEPTS AND OUTCOMES
Module 2 deals with Stakeholder Analysis, a key initial step in a SP process and often overlooked. This step provides indications as to which stakeholder groups should be part of the process and what the most appropriate participation mechanisms are for the different groups. Key concepts discussed include:

  • Why do stakeholder analysis? Participants will learn that a requirement of any SP process is to first identify the project objective and the purpose for engaging in SP process to form background to who will be interested parties. The objectives and steps for a stakeholder analysis will be discussed.
  • Identifying the stakeholders Participants will look into the initial step of identifying the interested parties, both those directly and indirectly affected. This is a crucial step to identify who the stakeholders are, what their interests are, and what role they will have in the process.
  • Assessing stakeholder importance and influence Using different methods such as stakeholder tables and matrixes, participants will discuss how to assess the different stakeholders in terms of their priority for the project or the power they may have to control decisions.
  • Working Session Participants will carry out a stakeholder analysis for a given scenario.

Documents


SP Module 2: Notes

Module 2 deals with Stakeholder Analysis, a key initial step in a SP process and often overlooked.


SP Module 2: Powerpoint

Why do stakeholder analysis? Identifying the stakeholders, Assessing stakeholders importance and influence, Working session

Author:
Kashiefa Parker

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