Stakeholder Engagement Plan – Part 4

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Stakeholder Engagement Plan – Part 4

This week, you will complete the final sections of your Stakeholder Engagement Plan using the following resources:

Stakeholder Engagement Plan Template

Article: “Lessons Learned from Managing the Design of the ‘Water Cube’ National Swimming Centre for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games”

Use the Water Cube project article as the context for this Assignment, and the Stakeholder Engagement Plan Template as your guide. Complete Sections E and F of your Stakeholder Engagement Plan. The requirements for the content and length of each section are provided in the template.

For this Assignment, address the following for the Water Cube project:

Stakeholder Engagement Strategies

  • Explain how stakeholders will be engaged in the project on an ongoing basis.
  • Describe strategies for managing stakeholder expectations.
  • Explain the ways in which managing stakeholder engagement is related to project success.

Stakeholders and Change Management

  • Explain how project changes will be managed for the project
  • Explain how project changes will be communicated to the project stakeholders
  • Describe ways in which conflict among project stakeholders can be handled

References:

Project Management Institute. (2017). A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Sixth edition. Newtown Square, PA: Author.

Zou, P. X. W., & Leslie-Carter, R. (2010). Lessons learned from managing the design of the ‘Water Cube’ National Swimming Centre for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Architectural Engineering and Design Management, 6(3), 175–188.

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Stakeholder Engagement Plan (Project Name) Student Name School Date ©2017 Walden University 1 Table of Contents Stakeholder Management Strategy ................................................................................................. 3 Stakeholder Management Plan ....................................................................................................... 3 Stakeholder Register ....................................................................................................................... 3 Stakeholder Analysis ...................................................................................................................... 3 Stakeholder Engagement Strategies ................................................................................................ 4 Stakeholders and Change Management .......................................................................................... 4 ©2017 Walden University 2 A. Stakeholder Management Strategy The strategy for managing project stakeholders defines the approach that will be used to engage and manage stakeholders for a project. The approach that is taken should match the needs of the organization and the characteristics of the project. Describe the strategy that will be used to manage stakeholders for the Water Cube project. • Describe the purpose of a stakeholder management strategy. • Describe the methods that will be used to identify project stakeholders. • Describe the methods that will be used to determine stakeholder communications requirements. (2-3 pages) B. Stakeholder Management Plan The stakeholder management plan defines the specific ways that stakeholders will be engaged and managed for a project. It typically starts with a list of internal and external project stakeholders along with a description of their respective roles, expectations, and communication requirements. Refer to Figure 2, “The Water Cube Project Design and Management Team,” in the Water Cube article. Develop a stakeholder management plan for the Water Cube project. • Describe the people, groups, or organizations that comprise the project stakeholder community. • Describe the project roles, expectations, and communications requirements of each stakeholder. • Prepare a stakeholder register. (2-3 pages) C. Stakeholder Register Stakeholder Type Organizational Role in Expectations Name (Internal/External) Position Project Communications Requirements D. Stakeholder Analysis Stakeholder analysis is a technique for determining the level of interest and power each stakeholder has in the project. Project success is directly related to meeting stakeholder needs. ©2017 Walden University 3 Understanding which stakeholders facilitates engaging stakeholders at appropriate levels and managing project communications. • • • Describe the level of power and interest each stakeholder has in the project. Describe each stakeholder’s potential impact on the project, based on power and interest. Prepare a stakeholder power/interest grid for the project. (2-3 pages) E. Stakeholder Engagement Strategies A stakeholder engagement strategy is a planned approach to ensure that stakeholders are fully involved in project activities appropriate to the level of their interest and influence. Managing stakeholder engagement involves processes designed to meet stakeholder expectations through effective communications and timely issue and conflict resolution. Apply strategies for effectively managing stakeholder engagement for the Water Cube project. • Explain how stakeholders will be engaged in the project on an ongoing basis. • Describe strategies for managing stakeholder expectations. • Explain the ways in which managing stakeholder engagement is related to project success. (1-2 pages) F. Stakeholders and Change Management Project changes, particularly significant unplanned changes, may result in conflict among the project stakeholders. The potential for this situation can be mitigated by having a well-defined change management plan in place and communicating the plan for handling project change to stakeholders before changes occur. Evaluate the impact of project change on stakeholder relationships and engagement. • Explain how project changes will be managed for the project. • Explain how project changes will be communicated to the project stakeholders. • Describe ways in which conflict among project stakeholders can be handled. (1-2 pages) Reference: Zou, P. X. W., & Leslie-Carter, R. (2010). Lessons learned from managing the design of the ‘Water Cube’ National Swimming Centre for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Architectural Engineering and Design Management, 6(3), 175–188. ©2017 Walden University 4 ...
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