The purpose of Plan Stakeholder Engagement is to plan an approach for establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the stakeholders.
Plan Stakeholder Engagement involves conducting a thorough stakeholder analysis to identify all of the involved stakeholders and analyze their characteristics. The results of the analysis are then utilized to define the best collaboration and communication approaches for the initiative and to
Needs: understanding the business need and the parts of the enterprise that it affects helps in the identification of stakeholders. The need may evolve as stakeholder analysis is performed.
Business Analysis Approach: incorporating the overall business analysis approach into the stakeholder analysis, collaboration, and communication approaches is necessary to ensure consistency across the approaches.
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Customers: a source of external stakeholders.
Domain Subject Matter Expert: may help to identify stakeholders and may
End User: a source of internal stakeholders.
Project Manager: may be able to identify and recommend stakeholders.
Regulator: may require that specific stakeholder representatives or groups be
Sponsor: may request that specific stakeholders be involved in the business
Supplier: a source of external stakeholders.
Stakeholder Engagement Approach