Course Description

This course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the complexity of managing stakeholders and project communications. We will cover the processes, tools and techniques of Project Communications Management and Project Stakeholder Management as presented in the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge®

Participants will learn through application to a case study and hands-on exercises.

This is one of five core courses in Level II of the Accelerated Project Management Certificate.

Course Outline

Topics include:

  • Introduction & Project Management Definitions and Context
  • Managing Stakeholders (Identifying stakeholders, creating stakeholder plans and using tools for stakeholder management)
  • Effective Communications with Stakeholders
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Communication Skills
  • Productive Meetings
  • Monitoring Stakeholder Engagement and Negotiation

Learner Outcomes

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Use the terminology and processes of stakeholder and communications management
  • Prepare a project or program communications management plan
  • Use the tools of stakeholder analysis
  • Learn tools and develop strategies for managing and monitoring stakeholder engagement
  • Learn tools and develop strategies for managing and project communications
  • Articulate the benefits of a proactive approach to project communication and stakeholder management


This course is offered in partnership with Procept Associates Ltd.

Learners will require access to a computer with high-speed internet access. Learners will be sent a Zoom link approximately one week prior to the start of the course.

Active participation (at least 80% attendance) and successful completion of learning activities is required to successfully complete the course.


To ensure successful completion of this course, it is expected that learners will have:

  1. Completed the Project Management Essentials class
  2. Basic computer skills
  3. English language proficiency
  4. Some post-secondary education (strongly recommended)
If you have significant project management experience or a have completed a course in Project Management at a recognized institution then a Prior Learning Assessment may be considered for exemption of the Project Management Essentials prerequisite. Contact continue@uwindsor.ca for more details.
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Section Title
Project Communication and Stakeholder Management
Section Schedule
Feb 13, 2023 to Feb 14, 2023
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Course Fee(s)
details non-credit $499.00
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