12. Stakeholder Management

Focuses on identifying the relevant stakeholders, creating a plan, executing the plan, and monitoring and controlling it. This process group is defined as “the creation and maintenance of relationships with the aim to satisfy needs.”

Stakeholders should be identified and have their needs understood before they are managed. 

Process Group Stakeholder Management Process
Initiating Identify Stakeholders
Planning Plan Stakeholder Engagement
Executing Manage Stakeholder Engagement
Monitoring & Controlling Monitor Stakeholder Engagement
Closing None

Process Primary Output
Identify Stakeholders Stakeholder Register
Plan Stakeholder Engagement Stakeholder Engagement Plan
Manage Stakeholder Engagement Issue Log
Monitor Stakeholder Engagement None