This 2-day course addresses the importance of stakeholder engagement and governance to program success. Instruction focuses on practical approaches for inclusion of, and effective communications with stakeholders, and their critical role in defining program goals and benefits. Attendees will learn how to inventory and analyze stakeholders, create a stakeholder register, and how to use that register for maximum benefit to the program. The course emphasizes the importance of creating and using a pragmatic Stakeholder Engagement Plan that ensures stakeholder buy-in.
Program governance is addressed during the course, as a mechanism for ensuring the ongoing maintenance and support of programs. Program endorsement, funding, reporting and control, decision-making and quality are emphasized as critical to program success.
Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
Audience: Employees whose work involves the planning and management of programs.This course applies to private, public, government municipal and federal entities.
Prerequisites: Program Management.