Stakeholder mapping is an analysis that applies common criteria to stakeholders in order to understand their relative power and influence in relation to a given project, a given organization, a given purpose.
What’s the Result?
Identifies all the stakeholders who can impact, influence, block and support the success of your partnership and allows the partnership to think strategically on how to manage key relationships.
Materials: Pen and paper
Time: 30 minutes
Part I: Completing the Stakeholder Map
Using the stakeholder map below as an example:
Part II: Talking it through with your partner and developing strategies to manage key relationships
Example Stakeholder Map for a school partnership
Here are some tools to help you understand what’s happening and who might be doing what in the communities you’re working in: