Winning Support for Your Project Skillbook


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What is the most important skill that a project manager needs to have to be successful?

Really great project management relies on a number of different skills. But perhaps the most valuable one is the ability to win support for the project from key individuals inside and outside your organization.

In this Skillbook, we’ll explore strategies for doing this, in an honest and straightforward way. You will learn how to build support for your project by:

  • Identifying your key stakeholders.
  • Gaining an understanding of how your key stakeholders perceive your project.
  • Increasing your project’s importance to people.
  • Using persuasion.
  • Negotiating win-win solutions.

Once you have completed this Skillbook, you’ll have all the tools you need to get the people who matter the most on board with your project.

20 pages.

This workbook is a downloadable product. 

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