Stakeholder Engagement

The key to success

 Eventually the people will make the difference in an organization. How do you convince people? How do you deal with esistance? Where does this resistance come from? And more importantly, what can you do with this resistance?Social skills, insight and understanding in the behavior of the other and the positive influence of stakeholders are essential skills for success. Stakeholder engagement helps an individual to train these skills which will lead to more success and better results in, among other things, projects and change initiatives.

The Stakeholder engagement training will give you the tools to improve your ability to team up with others. In addition, the training will help improving your communication skills. In short, this training increases your personal effectiveness in contact with stakeholders. The Stakeholder engagement training is based on the book ‘’Practical People Engagement: Leading Change through the Power of Relationships’’.

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  • Drive results and benefits through effective collaboration.
  • Improve communication and influencing skills.
  • Generate buy-in and cooperation from key stakeholders.
  • Remove obstacles to progress and success.
  • Draw on a range of experience and techniques for influencing people.
  • Develop a reputation as a key player and influencer.

Target group

Although primarily aimed at project and program managers, this certification is relevant to anyone seeking to lead, shape and achieve positive outcome from change (e.g. change managers and business analysts).

Group size

We aim for 8-15 participants per training. Our experience shows that the interaction and involvement with this number of the participants is optimal.


  • 2 training days
  • In Dutch or English
  • 2 hours of independent study (preparation)

 Course material

  • Practical People Engagement Book
  • Slide-pack
  • Sample exam
  • Exercises


  • Multiple choice
  • 50 questions per paper
  • 40 minutes duration
  • Closed-book


On request


This training is part of ‘’PPPM trainings’’. Other related trainings are: AgilePM® Foundation, AgilePM® Practitioner, Management of Portfolios® Foundation, Management of Portfolios® Practitioner, PRINCE2® Foundation, PRINCE2® Practitioner and Scrum Master.


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