Cost of Quality Toolkit

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Warrant that your organization drives sales margins, customer satisfaction, Cost of Quality, inventory, productivity, organizational development, manufacturing profit and other operational metrics of the facility.

More Uses of the Cost of Quality Toolkit:

  • Develop and maintain measures for the Cost of Quality / Cost of Poor Quality and provide routine status reports to management.

  • Direct: continuously reduce the cost of testing and Cost of Quality across all software engineering teams.

  • Analyze Cost of Quality and performance data to plan and deploy improvement efforts.

  • Audit: quality engineering must also identify continuous improvement opportunities and implement change to reduce the Cost of Quality in a manufacturing setting.

  • Drive: production standards, Cost of Quality and manufacturing methods.

  • Drive: it would focus on key client issues that impact the core business by delivering operational value, driving down the Cost of Quality, and enhancing technology innovation.

  • Analyze product quality and Cost of Quality data and lead problem solving activities with other engineering resources to drive sustained improvements.

  • Initiate and implement programs aimed at improving the quality of operations and reducing the total Cost of Quality.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Cost of Quality Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Cost of Quality 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 Cost of Quality specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Cost of Quality 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 Cost of Quality improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Which basic types of process structures is one in which equipment or work processes are arranged according to the progressive steps by which the product is made?

  2. Will reform remain haphazard and loosely organized, or will it harness the crucial supports needed to surge forward with a coherent vision and strategy?

  3. Is the cost of installing, maintaining, and operating the sensor network less than the cost of the failure that the system is being safeguarded against?

  4. How do you distinguish between your governance role and that of a supporter or team player for your organization?

  5. How will your organization determine whether the quality system has been effectively implemented and maintained?

  6. What happens when there is a change in your organizations practice regarding the types of engagements performed?

  7. What other ways do you use to provide customers with information to illustrate the need for the rate increase?

  8. Does the link to subsequent sourcing decisions and individual compensation support/ undermine performance?

  9. Who is responsible for making sure the review team is qualified to perform your organizations peer review?

  10. How do you ensure that your first production assembly generated from a virtual prototype is going to work?

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 Cost of Quality book in PDF containing 999 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Cost of Quality 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 Cost of Quality Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Cost of Quality 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 Cost of Quality 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 Cost of Quality projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Cost of Quality Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Cost of Quality project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Quality Audit: How do you know what, specifically, is required of you in your work?

  2. Executing Process Group: What are crucial elements of successful Cost of Quality project plan execution?

  3. Probability and Impact Assessment: Is the technology to be built new to your organization?

  4. Requirements Management Plan: Who is responsible for quantifying the Cost of Quality project requirements?

  5. Procurement Audit: Is your organization aware and informed about international procurement standards and good practice?

  6. Stakeholder Management Plan: Is there a formal process for updating the Cost of Quality project baseline?

  7. Change Request: Will the change use memory to the extent that other functions will be not have sufficient memory to operate effectively?

  8. Human Resource Management Plan: Is documentation created for communication with the suppliers and Vendors?

  9. Probability and Impact Matrix: How would you suggest monitoring for risk transition indicators?

  10. Project Schedule: How closely did the initial Cost of Quality project Schedule compare with the actual schedule?

Step-by-step and complete Cost of Quality Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Cost of Quality project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Cost of Quality project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Cost of Quality 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 Cost of Quality 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 Cost of Quality 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 Cost of Quality project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Cost of Quality project with this in-depth Cost of Quality Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Cost of Quality 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 Cost of Quality 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 Cost of Quality investments work better.

This Cost of Quality 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.