Stakeholder Register in PMP Exam

The identification of stakeholders should be started at the earliest possible stage of the project and this stakeholder identification should continue constantly throughout the project. The most important outcome of the stakeholder identification action is the stakeholder register.

As we mentioned before stakeholders are the ones who have the potential to affect the objectives of your project or have the potential to be affected by your project. Even in unexpected times, stakeholders may emerge and harm your project or may cause positive effects. The trick here is using their effect for the success of the project by engaging stakeholders in project decisions and actions. This ensures value delivery at the end of the project.

Stakeholder register is a project artifact that is also a part of log and register artifacts. It is likely to be used in a general project management methodology in the following performance domains:
It is generally used as an input while creating several sub-plans of the project management plan such as;
The detail level of a stakeholder register may vary case by case, however, at minimum, it involves the names and contacts of identified stakeholders.
The main elements of a stakeholder register is as follow but it is not limited to it;
  • The name of the stakeholder
  • The stakeholder’s role in the project
  • Expectations of identified stakeholder
  • Requirements of stakeholder
  • Power level of stakeholder
  • Interest level to the project
  • Points of interest and influence
  • Classification as internal or external
  • Current engagement level.
  • Desired engagement level
  • Concerns

1- PMBOKwarrior 02.01.2022
Some stakeholders are interested in the project, some aren't. I like that kind of artifact as it allows us to see the main picture. A good tool for stakeholder identification.

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