Week 7?

Stakeholder Influences Assignment Expectations

DUE DATE: Day 7, Sunday, before 11:59 pm Arizona time


  1. Re-read your chosen program scenario provided in Appendix B.
  2. In general, describe how the needs and expectations of stakeholders can influence a program plan.
  3. Recap your new program idea developed for this course. Use your proposed new program andagency scenario, and explain who the stakeholders are in this human service organization. Stakeholders may be the same or different for your scenario agency and the new program you have devised.
    1. Through web research, find an organization that might provide funding for your new agency program. Be sure to provide the organization’s url that will link to the page related to your program’s needs.
    2. Summarize the needs and expectations of each stakeholder listed, including the funding source. If the expectations are not clear on the funding source’s website, you will either need to dig further or consider another funding source.
    3.  How could these expectations of each stakeholder influence the program or evaluation plans?
    4. Explain how the needs and expectations of each stakeholder listed above can be met.
    5. Meeting these needs of all stakeholders will require compromise. Discuss where compromises will be needed, who will be affected, and what parts of the program might require alteration. Explain if there are needs that cannot be met and what you could to alleviate stakeholder concerns in this case.


  1. Follow the writing format of:
    1. In your introduction, tell the reader what you plan to cover in your paper
    2. In the body of your written assignment, respond to each component of the assignment clearly and concisely
    3. In your summary, tell the reader what you covered in your paper.


This assignment, 90 possible points, will be graded on:


Mechanics – typing, punctuation,   capitalization, grammar and spelling are correct; evidence that Gramarly and   Spellchecker were used.

20 pts

APA – The paper provides the URL   requested in #4 above (5 pts) and cites and references borrowed ideas and   quotations correctly (5 pts)

10 pts

Readability & Style – Appropriate   tone used, sentences are clear, concise, complete and well-constructed.   Sentence and paragraph transitions present logically ordered thoughts and   flow throughout the paper. An introduction is provided to give sufficient   background on the topic and previews of major points and a conclusion is   logical and reviews major points (5 pts). Paper is written in the third   person objective viewpoint (5 pts).

10 pts

Major Points – as noted in #2-8 above   are stated clearly, are organized logically and are supported by specific   details, examples or analysis using the Scenario chosen in the Appendix and   the new program developed by the student.    A general discussion of how the needs and expectations of stakeholders   can influence a program plan is included (5). Your new program is recapped   and a thorough list of stakeholders is provided (10). Needs of each are   thoroughly discussed (10 pts), the effect of these needs on program planning   and program evaluation is reviewed (5 pts), a discussion of how you will meet   each stakeholder’s needs is provided (10 pts), and needed compromises are analyzed   (10 pts).

50 pts


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