Identify Stakeholders Process in PMBOK

Establishing stakeholder identification is a fundamental part of the Waterfall project management methodology, as well as the Agile approach. It is considered in the stakeholder management knowledge area and initiating process group. Stakeholders are those people or entities who have the potential to facilitate or obstruct the project goals, or who may be affected by the project. To guarantee success, the proactive and reactive involvement of all related stakeholders must be actively managed. Hence, the primary step is to determine who these stakeholders are and to accurately assess their interests, needs, and qualities.

It is vital to establish who the stakeholders are, what their influence on the project is, their perspective on the project, their requirements, and how to manage their involvement to enable successful stakeholder participation. Questions in PM certification tests are intended to assess one's capacity to successfully manage stakeholder participation. So, how many procedures be constructed in such a way that stakeholders are appropriately involved?