Stakeholder engagement is a critical success factor of the phase-gate model,
and project managers must understand their role in ensuring stakeholder
engagement throughout the entire project life cycle.
Stakeholder engagement is a critical success factor of the phase-gate model.
Without stakeholder input in a stepwise fashion, project management governance
assumes a significant amount of risk concerning the project’s outcome. These
stepwise checkpoints, or phase gates, occur at the end of each project phase.
Project stakeholders and team members use specific review criteria to make
informed decisions about a project’s next steps, including whether the project
should continue, stop, or pause.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
Define the key stakeholder roles that required active engagement.
Describe how to properly set stakeholder expectations during the phase-gate model.
List the project manager’s responsibility in stakeholder engagement.