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Managing up and managing down Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

$249.00

Managing up and managing down Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

$249.00

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Managing up and managing down 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 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Managing up and managing down improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the standard requirements:

  1. What should be measured?

  2. What is the source of the strategies for Managing up and managing down strengthening and reform?

  3. What are your current levels and trends in key measures or indicators of Managing up and managing down product and process performance that are important to and directly serve your customers? how do these results compare with the performance of your competitors and other organizations with similar offerings?

  4. Does Managing up and managing down appropriately measure and monitor risk?

  5. Are there any disadvantages to implementing Managing up and managing down? There might be some that are less obvious?

  6. Will existing staff require re-training, for example, to learn new business processes?

  7. Why identify and analyze stakeholders and their interests?

  8. What do we stand for--and what are we against?

  9. Do you have any supplemental information to add to this checklist?

  10. Is Managing up and managing down currently on schedule according to the plan?


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 Managing up and managing down book in PDF containing requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Managing up and managing down 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 Managing up and managing down Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Managing up and managing down 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 Managing up and managing down 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 Managing up and managing down projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Managing up and managing down Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Managing up and managing down project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Quality Management Plan: Does a documented Managing up and managing down project organizational policy & plan (i.e. governance model) exist?

  2. Activity Duration Estimates: Which frame seemed to be the most important and why?

  3. Cost Baseline: Verify business objectives. Are others appropriate, and well-articulated?

  4. Monitoring and Controlling Process Group: Propriety: Who needs to be involved in the evaluation to be ethical?

  5. Scope Management Plan: Are Vendor contract reports, reviews and visits conducted periodically?

  6. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Who will obstruct/hinder the Managing up and managing down project if they are not involved?

  7. Schedule Management Plan: Are right task and resource calendars used in the IMS?

  8. Procurement Audit: Is there a procedure to summarize bids and select a vendor?

  9. Probability and Impact Assessment: How solid is the Managing up and managing down projection of competitive reaction?

  10. Activity Duration Estimates: Explain the four frames of organizations. How can they help Managing up and managing down project managers understand the organizational context for their Managing up and managing down projects?

 
Step-by-step and complete Managing up and managing down Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Managing up and managing down project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Managing up and managing down project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Managing up and managing down 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 Managing up and managing down 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 Managing up and managing down 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 Managing up and managing down project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Managing up and managing down project with this in-depth Managing up and managing down Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Managing up and managing down 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 Managing up and managing down 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 Managing up and managing down investments work better.

This Managing up and managing down 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.

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