Tips to Manage Projects Effectively – Clear Stakeholder Communication
Effective Project Management – Clear Stakeholder Communication
As a part of project planning, there has to be project communication plan as well. Stakeholder communication is integral part of project management. It decides how project information is conveyed, to whom it is communicated, how much frequently, in which form it is communicated, etc. Different project stakeholders need different project information at different times. Project manager has to first understand existing communication methods, protocol, resistance and and in some cases, s/he needs to inculcate communication culture in the project team.
Four important aspects to stakeholder communication
- What (status update or risk assignment – Clear Expectations)
- Who (team member, client, portfolio manager or other stakeholder- Responsibility)
- When (ASAP, one week before start, before due date passes – Urgency)
- How (email, one-on-one meeting, tool, app notification – Approach)
Take look at few pointers the image below to effective project stakeholder communication.
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