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Stakeholder Engagement in Difficult Times

This presentation was made as part of the Major Project Association series of webinars on project management during the COVID lockdown.


Changing the way project managers learn

Presented at the Project Management Western Cape Conference, November 2017.

This presentation looks at approaches to becoming a self-motivated professional learner in the field of project management.  It addresses the following:


Changing the way project managers learn from Louise Worsley

Networking and stakeholder engagement

The young entrepreneur’s event was set up by Honeycomb and hosted by The Pepper Club in Cape Town.

Louise spoke on networking and stakeholder management and what lesson from project management may be appropriate to entrepreneurs.  You can find the presentation slides here.

Networking and stakeholder engagement from Louise Worsley

PMO Conference London

Louise presented at this conference in June 2017.

You can find her slides here:

Involving the PMO in Stakeholder Engagement from Louise Worsley

And a video of her talking about the highlights here:

New book review from Ken Burrell

Many thanks to Ken Burrell – the Pragmatic PMO – for reviewing Stakeholder-led Project Management.

Stakeholder-led Project Management – Changing the way we manage projects (Book Review)

The PMO role in stakeholder engagement

Louise facilitated a workshop on this at the PMO forum, Cape Town, 3rd March.

You can find copies of the slides here.  And a write up of the workshop here.

Stakeholder-led projects: Book review


Stakeholder-led Project Management [Book Review]

About Elizabeth Harrin

“I am a career project and programme manager with over a decade of experience in healthcare and financial services, including two spent working in Paris, France.  I’m the author of Social Media for Project Managers, Customer-Centric Project Management and Shortcuts To Success: Project Management in the Real World (now in its second edition).  I occasionally speak at conferences and events, and I try not to fall off the stage too often.

I’m Director of Otobos Consultants Ltd, a consultancy that focuses on project management copywriting. We help people tell the story of their project more effectively.

A Girl’s Guide to Project Management is an award-winning blog.  It won the Project Management category of the Computer Weekly IT Blog Awards in 2008, 2009 and 2010.  In 2010 I was also named Computer Weekly’s Blogger of the Year and in 2011 I was named Computer Weekly’s IT Professional Blogger of the Year.”

Her website:

About A Girl’s Guide To Project Management


Stakeholder-led project management available on Amazon

This book can now be ordered from Amazon.

Amazon author link

PMSA Conference 9th-11th November 2016




Louise will be presenting the second in a series of presentations based on her book, Stakeholder-led Project Management.

Attendees will receive discounts on the published price of the book.

For information on the conference click here.