DaSy Stakeholders Module 2014  




Wrap-Up concludes each session and allows time for you to reflect on key ideas and concepts. The Reflection activity below brings this session to a close with an opportunity to revist the Challenge Question posed during Set-Up.

Reflection Journal

Download the Reflection Journal to capture and record your thoughts and ideas.


Reflection is an essential part of the stakeholder engagement process, as well as a core part of learning. To wrap up this session, download the Reflection Journal located in the callout box to right and take a moment to review the core principles of effective stakeholder engagement listed below. Jot notes to yourself on specific actions you might begin to take as you practice effective stakeholder engagement in your Part C or Part B 619 data system work.

Effective Stakeholder Engagement

  • Is relevant to stakeholders
    • Define and articulate the purpose of the initiative, project, work team, or committee
    • Specify the desired outcomes
    • Idenfity short- and long-term outputs/outcomes
  • Relies on trust-based relationships
    • Establish an agreed upon group process
    • Articulate expectations
  • Emphasizes effective communication
    • Establish consistent, responsive methods of communication
    • Ensure accessibility of information to all stakeholders
    • Address conflicts or dilemmas
  • Requires shared ownership of problem solving
    • Ensure all voices are heard
    • Provide timely, reflective, and responsive decision-making
    • Define the scope of stakeholder decisions

Challenge Question

When you are ready, add your response to the Challenge Question to your Reflection Journal.

What is stakeholder engagement and what are the benefits of involving stakeholders in a data system initiative?  



Click on Session 2: Serving as a Stakeholder for a Cross-Agency Data System Initiative on the left navigation menu to take a closer look at ways to be involved as a participating stakeholder in collaborative, cross-agency data system initiatives. Or, click the arrow button at the bottom of the page.