Manage Stakeholders
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In this course, you will

  • Identify an opportunity
    Identify an area in your business to effectively manage stakeholders and develop a plan with the support of your project advisor.
  • Use the right methods
    Gain a clear understanding of effectively managing stakeholders and apply a range of templates and toolkits to your guided project.
  • Develop relevant skills
    Develop and improve a selection of key skills relevant to effectively managing stakeholders.

5 steps to success

16-20 hours over 6+ weeks

Help is always available

Project advisor support

Invaluable insider insights from your project advisor.

Up to 3 hours of 1-2-1 support.

Guides & resources

Switch on to our online library to access authentic case studies, proven business models, and practice scenarios that will help you test and deliver your plan.

Up to 4 hours of content.

Examples of tools and templates you will be introduced to

The Influence / Interest model

Identify your stakeholders and understand their interests and needs so you can plan an appropriate influencing strategy.

Force-field analysis

Identify the pros and cons of your project, then create a visual to effectively communicate to stakeholders the benefits of your idea.

Influencing Strategy Planner

Adapt the way you present your business case to suit each stakeholder's influence and interest. Learn how to link it to their needs and drivers.

Effective Questioning

Learn how to ask the right questions and gauge your stakeholders' interests.

Power skills you will develop


Engage others in order to shape and work towards the delivery of shared goals.


Engage in different ways to exchange information and convey meaning to achieve desired outcomes.

Critical thinking

Gathering, interpreting, evaluating, or using evidence in a thoughtful, intentional, and critical way.


Motivating a group of people to act toward achieving a common objective.

On completion you will have

Discovered ways to effectively manage stakeholders

Demonstrated live project experience around a key opportunity in your business to effectively manage stakeholders.

Transferable skills to use across your business

Gained proficiency in critical skills fundamental to manage stakeholders effectively that supports your career development.

Resources you can turn to again and again

A structured business plan with templates that you can download and use in future projects.

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A Credly badge that certifies your competence in managing stakeholders.

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