Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Bid Manager Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Bid Manager related project.
Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.
The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Bid Manager specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Bid Manager Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.
Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…
- Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation
Then find your goals...
STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track
Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Bid Manager improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:
- How do project and program managers deal with the complexity of time claiming and billing rates in varying contract types (fixed-bid, time & materials), varying currencies and varying locales?
- Has anyone in your organization received an advantage (including money or goods or services or a commercial favour) in return for including a supplier in an RFP invitation?
- Has your organization ever been offered an advantage (including money or goods or services or a commercial favour) in return for including a supplier in an RFP invitation?
- Will the selected vendor be required to implement technology tools, or is the focus on the business informatics and reporting work development for RFP outlined analytics?
- Is a ballpark estimate along with description of approach acceptable for an RFP response, given you will need more details before formulating an official timeline?
- Have you secured external consulting services in the past ( as implementation estimates, upgrade reviews, or audits) for the legacy applications listed in an RFP?
- Will creative departments be provided with an element list (production quantities and specifications) for creative assets to be produced prior to RFP responses?
- Will an RFP be amended to align the rating criteria with the references requirements, changing the and in references to and/or as it is in the rating criteria?
- What entity has responsibility and the authority to maintain the accuracy of data input into the database, for all contractors receiving awards under an RFPs?
- How the consultant will ensure that the specification are tailored and developed in accordance with the specific needs of the project and septa requirements?
Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:
- The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Bid Manager book in PDF containing 999 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...
Your Bid Manager self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:
- The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Bid Manager Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Bid Manager areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:
- Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
- Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Bid Manager Self-Assessment
- Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
- Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:
STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy
The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Bid Manager projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Bid Manager Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Bid Manager project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Project Charter: Bid Manager project background: what is the primary motivation for this Bid Manager project?
- Risk Audit: What impact does experience with one client have on decisions made for other clients during the risk-assessment process?
- Activity Duration Estimates: Account for the make-or-buy process and how to perform the financial calculations involved in the process. What are the main types of contracts if you do decide to outsource?
- Procurement Audit: Were additional works strictly necessary for the completion of performance under the contract?
- Procurement Management Plan: Are cause and effect determined for risks when others occur?
- Schedule Management Plan: Is the plan consistent with industry best practices?
- Activity Duration Estimates: What do corresponding sources say about Bid Manager project management?
- Project Schedule: Why do you think schedule issues often cause the most conflicts on Bid Manager projects?
- Quality Management Plan: What changes can you make that will result in improvement?
- Quality Audit: How are you auditing your organizations compliance with regulations?
Step-by-step and complete Bid Manager Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Bid Manager project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Bid Manager project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Bid Manager project Scope Statement
- 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
- 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
- 2.9 WBS Dictionary
- 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
- 2.11 Activity List
- 2.12 Activity Attributes
- 2.13 Milestone List
- 2.14 Network Diagram
- 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
- 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
- 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
- 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
- 2.19 Bid Manager project Schedule
- 2.20 Cost Management Plan
- 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
- 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
- 2.23 Cost Baseline
- 2.24 Quality Management Plan
- 2.25 Quality Metrics
- 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
- 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
- 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
- 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
- 2.30 Communications Management Plan
- 2.31 Risk Management Plan
- 2.32 Risk Register
- 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
- 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
- 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
- 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
- 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
- 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
- 2.39 Change Management Plan
3.0 Executing Process Group:
- 3.1 Team Member Status Report
- 3.2 Change Request
- 3.3 Change Log
- 3.4 Decision Log
- 3.5 Quality Audit
- 3.6 Team Directory
- 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
- 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
- 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
- 3.10 Issue Log
4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:
- 4.1 Bid Manager project Performance Report
- 4.2 Variance Analysis
- 4.3 Earned Value Status
- 4.4 Risk Audit
- 4.5 Contractor Status Report
- 4.6 Formal Acceptance
5.0 Closing Process Group:
- 5.1 Procurement Audit
- 5.2 Contract Close-Out
- 5.3 Bid Manager project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Bid Manager project with this in-depth Bid Manager Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Bid Manager projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
- Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
- Integrate recent advances in Bid Manager and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines
Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.
Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'
This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Bid Manager investments work better.
This Bid Manager All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.
Includes lifetime updates
Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.