Effective stakeholder engagement is critical to the success of projects and contracts. Influencing stakeholders, engaging with stakeholders and understanding and managing stakeholders expectations are critical skills needed in the modern workplace.

  • Why join the course?

    Around two-thirds of procurement decision-makers globally identify "internal stakeholder engagement" and "stakeholder relationship management" as a challenge. More worryingly, a "lack of internal engagement" is cited as the #1 reason for targets not being achieved, according to research by CIPS. Sound familiar? In this stakeholder engagement course you’ll learn the different types and roles of stakeholders. Find out how to analyse your stakeholders, their level of influence, interests and expectations. Then, using this knowledge, discover the best strategies to engage and communicate with each stakeholder and win their support. Whatever your career experience or role, this course will help you upgrade your stakeholder engagement skills for success.

  • Who is the course for?

    This online stakeholder management course is perfect for procurement officers, contract managers, project managers and team leaders who are involved in stakeholder engagement and stakeholder management on a regular basis. It is suitable for people working in the private and public sectors.

  • 100% online + 24/7 unlimited access

    Study when you want, where you want, to get the most from your learning. This 100% online course is delivered in 5 videos (4 hours total). With 24/7 unlimited access, you can watch the videos as many times as you need. This short course is non-accredited and there is no assessment. You will receive a certificate of completion once you have viewed all content.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you’ll be better able to:

  • Understand the different types of stakeholders you may need to engage 
  • Understand and appreciate the role of a stakeholder in a project or contract
  • Understand the importance of analysing stakeholder interests, expectations and levels of influence 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the key methods and approaches in stakeholder engagement 
  • Use practical tactics to work successfully with stakeholders

Course curriculum

Learn how to win over even the most sceptical stakeholders to get results. Watch your stakeholder engagement skills soar with this 100% online short course.

There are 3 modules to complete, all created and delivered by an expert practitioner.
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Learn from expert practitioners

  • Michael  Young

    Procurement and Contracting Facilitator

    Michael Young

    Michael Young is a leading advisor with over 20 years experience working with federal, state and local government in procurement and contract management and related fields. He has published over 60 papers and book chapters and has authored and edited 5 books. He is a sought after speaker and presenter, having delivered keynote presentations in over 20 countries. Michael has been actively involved in the development of standards both in Australia and internationally, where he is currently working with the International Standards Organisation (ISO). He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, and holds numerous qualifications, including a Masters of Business Administration and an Advanced Diploma of Government (Strategic Procurement). He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, the Australian Institute of Project Management, the UK Association of Project Management and the Australian Computer Society.

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What you get: Unlimited access to 5 videos (4 hours total) 100% online learning Start anytime, study your way

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