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Agile Stakeholder Management

Ideal for: Project Managers, Product Managers, Product Owners, Business Analysts, Agile Coaches, Scrum Masters.

Interested in learning more about our training or hiring it for your team or organization?
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About the Course

In this training, participants will be equipped to effectively manage stakeholders in agile contexts and to understand, draft, and negotiate contracts that reflect flexibility and adaptiveness. The training will cover essential strategies for managing various types of stakeholders and techniques for prioritizing product and portfolio decisions. Participants will also learn about agile contracts, including how to handle scope, schedule, and budget, as well as different contract types suited for agile product development and projects. By the end of the training, participants will have a solid foundation in managing stakeholders and understanding agile contracts, enabling them to contribute to more adaptive and collaborative environments.




English, Spanish or Portuguese


Online or on site


  • Pre-class preparation calls are available upon request so we can tailor the contents to the needs of your teams and your organization.

  • Post-class follow-up calls are offered as needed for any remaining questions and to define possible next steps.

  • Free membership to, with access to all of its contents.


  • Stakeholder management - strategies for dealing with different stakeholder types:

    • Supportive.

    • Non-supportive.

    • Marginal.

    • Mixed blessing.

  • Techniques for stakeholder facilitation: product and portfolio prioritization.

    • ROI Matrix.

    • Buy a feature.

    • Theme Screening and Theme Scoring.

  • Agile contracts: agreeing on releases.

    • How to deal with scope, schedule and budget on an agile setting.

  • Agile contract types:

    • Fixed cost, fixed duration, non-detailed scope.

    • Fixed cost, non-detailed scope, fixed duration with a (charged) stop option.

    • Fixed cost, non-detailed scope, fixed duration with an option to change the context.

    • Incremental with checkpoints.

Your Instructor

Rafa Sabbagh

Rafa Sabbagh

Rafa Sabbagh is an accomplished author, speaker, trainer and consultant with extensive experience in business transformations. His expertise and insights have helped numerous individuals and organizations to improve their work, with efficiency and effectiveness. With his passion for innovation and continuous improvement, he is a respected figure in the industry and a sought-after speaker at events and conferences worldwide.

Rafa Sabbagh is also a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), and an Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT), having trained more than 10,000 students in more than 500 classes.

Testimonials (trustPilot)

"Fantastic training: Very Interactive training. A lot of great information and learned a lot of new things. It was a wonderful experience and I loved every single bit of it. The instructor, Rafael, was fantastic."

Valentin Neagu (Germany) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Sabbagh Training and Coaching Ltda.


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