Project Management for Event Coordination Refresher course

Welcome to the Project Management for Event Coordination refresher course and we hope you enjoy it. This course will guide you on the basic principles of Project Management and the quick know how's of what is important when project managing in event coordination. Happy Learning

Stakeholder Management in event coordination

Which one of the following statements is not a key principle in communicating with stakeholders?

Stake Holder Management Key Principles


Stakeholder Management is important to the delivery of a project. They are the people that can affect or be affected by the project. Stake holder management is whereby you try maintaining good relationships and managing their expectations based on their required objectives. Stake holder management must be planned and there has to be some control. It is important to identify who your stake holders are which can either be both the organization as a whole and people. You need to identify who the correct stakeholders are and what role they play in you event coordination. You need to prioritize who your stakeholders are and what role they play in your project roll out. You need to know more about your key stakeholders regarding how they would feel about your project and also how to engage with them.

Designing a stakeholder management template is very important and to find out more about this you can click on the following link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-OIBpo5vgU

Below is a screen dump of the table of contents which your stakeholder template can be created from.

There are key principles to engaging a communicating with stakeholders such as: ( Reference -https://www.apm.org.uk/stakeholder-engagement/key-principles)

  • You must be able to communicate so that your message is understood

  • Engage with the stake holders early and often and ask the right questions to get adequate information.

  • Be aware that as much as it is business you need to be cognoscente of the human factor which involves in emotions.

  • It is important to plan before meeting with any stakeholders

  • Try to build a solid relationship with your stakeholder

  • Have active listening skills and show empathy

  • Determine the value of the projects to the relationship of the stakeholder

Based on the above you can see how critical it is to have stakeholder management because this could either result to the success or failure of your projects irrespective of what project it is.


  • It is not important to plan before meeting with any stakeholders
  • You must be able to communicate so that your message is understood
  • It is important to plan before meeting with any stakeholders
  • Try to build a solid relationship with your stakeholder