Microsoft Award Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Microsoft Award 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 664 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Microsoft Award improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 664 standard requirements:

  1. A compounding model resolution with available relevant data can often provide insight towards a solution methodology; which Microsoft Award models, tools and techniques are necessary?

  2. Is the Microsoft Award scope manageable?

  3. Has a team charter been developed and communicated?

  4. What else needs to be measured?

  5. Do we think we know, or do we know we know ?

  6. In retrospect, of the projects that we pulled the plug on, what percent do we wish had been allowed to keep going, and what percent do we wish had ended earlier?

  7. Do we monitor the Microsoft Award decisions made and fine tune them as they evolve?

  8. Do the problem and goal statements meet the SMART criteria (specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound)?

  9. Are documented procedures clear and easy to follow for the operators?

  10. How do you assess your Microsoft Award workforce capability and capacity needs, including skills, competencies, and staffing levels?


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 Microsoft Award book in PDF containing 664 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Microsoft Award Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Microsoft Award project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Probability and Impact Assessment: My Microsoft Award project leader has suddenly left the company, what do I do?

  2. WBS Dictionary: Are current work performance indicators and goals relatable to original goals as modified by contractual changes, replanning, and reprogramming actions?

  3. Requirements Management Plan: Will you have access to stakeholders when you need them?

  4. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Beneficiaries; Who are the potential beneficiaries?

  5. Team Operating Agreement: What types of accommodations will be formulated and put in place for sustaining the team?

  6. Change Management Plan: What change processes have you experienced in your organization in the last 2 years?

  7. Cost Management Plan: Are updated Microsoft Award project time & resource estimates reasonable based on the current Microsoft Award project stage?

  8. Scope Management Plan: Describe the manner in which Microsoft Award project deliverables will be formally presented and accepted. Will they be presented at the end of each phase?

  9. Quality Audit: How does the organization know that the range and quality of its social and recreational services and facilities are appropriately effective and constructive in meeting the needs of staff?

  10. Monitoring and Controlling Process Group: What good practices or successful experiences or transferable examples have been identified?

 
Step-by-step and complete Microsoft Award Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Microsoft Award project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Microsoft Award project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Microsoft Award 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 Microsoft Award 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 Microsoft Award 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 Microsoft Award 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 Microsoft Award project with this in-depth Microsoft Award Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Microsoft Award 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 Microsoft Award 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 Microsoft Award investments work better.

This Microsoft Award 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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    Thank you again for sharing your expertise with us.

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    The Self-Assessment is a great tool to gather feedback and input from others, especially challenges, and things to watch out for. Very helpful!

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  • 5
    I look forward to becoming more familiar with the material and conducting the survey with my employer. So far it looks very comprehensive. Thank you.

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    Just looked at the files. Impressive. Well done. I am learning.

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