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Stakeholder Communication and Engagement Planning

jTask Pulse users can create and maintain a comprehensive Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Plan. The application features templates that incorporate industry best practices. It lets users customize fields for specific requirements.

What does the application allow you to do?

  • Rapidly build a Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Plan.
  • Enter data using industry standard templates.
  • Share and track Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Plan status

What Is Stakeholder Communication and Engagement Planning?

It is the process that defines internal and external audiences, information, and feedback requirements of those leading and affected by the change, and specific communication activities and events.

Why Is Stakeholder Communication and Engagement Planning Important?

When executed, ensures that the organization and its customers are aware of and understand the organizational rationale for the change. This process provides a plan to interact effectively with stakeholders and support projects interest.

It ensures that stakeholders are aligned regarding the program’s expected value and benefits to the organization, initiation, progress, challenges, achievements, completion, and realized benefits.

How to Do Stakeholder Communication and Engagement Planning

Ability to Deliver Key Messages at your organization

Then define the communication needs of all stakeholders and focus on the specific communication needs of individuals or groups of stakeholders.

Agree on Communication Governance

Steps

  1. Agree on communication channels
  2. Agree on editorial calendar and overall approach to change communication.
  3. Enter individual Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Plan data.
    • Date
    • Target Audience(s)
    • Title
    • Headline
    • Purpose
    • Outcome(s)
    • Sender
    • Key Message(s)
    • Communication Channel
    • Frequency
    • Timing
    • Costs and Resources
    • Reviewers and Approvers
    • Approval Process
    • Monitoring and Feedback
    • Comments
  4. Maintain and update Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Plan.

Practice Notes

It is recommended that communication activities for each communication channel be developed first. Make sure the list of activities is complete. Sort the list by date to check whether the plan makes sense and communication are not bunched.