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what is stakeholder management Winning Support for Your Projects
What springs to mind when you embark on a new project? Chances are, your first thoughts are about budgets, objectives and risks. But what about getting people onboard?

It's crucial to win the support of people inside and outside your team or organization. You can find out how to do this with our articles, What Is Stakeholder Management? and Stakeholder Analysis.

Winning supporters to your cause is a test of how persuasive you can be. Find out where you could improve with our quiz, How Strong Are Your Influencing Skills?

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What Is Stakeholder Management? What Is Stakeholder Management?

Follow these six steps for keeping your stakeholders "in the loop."

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Stakeholder Analysis Stakeholder Analysis

Learn how to identify and engage key stakeholders in your projects.

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How Strong Are Your Influencing Skills? How Strong Are Your Influencing Skills?

Take our quiz to help you to develop your range of influencing styles.

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Powers of Persuasion

Explore the four critical elements that you need to understand to be more persuasive.

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Opening Closed Minds
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Find out how to break down unreasonable resistance to your ideas.

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A Final Note

Successful project management requires more than just good planning and budgeting - tailored, effective communication with each of your stakeholders is hugely important, too.

Next week, you can find out what it means to be an "ethical leader," and see our new video to learn how to tell your boss that he or she is wrong - without jeopardizing your job!

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