Network Rail 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 Network Rail Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Network Rail 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 Network Rail specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Network Rail 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 656 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Network Rail improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 656 standard requirements:

  1. Who is the Network Rail process owner?

  2. Is the improvement team aware of the different versions of a process: what they think it is vs. what it actually is vs. what it should be vs. what it could be?

  3. Are you satisfied with your current role? If not, what is missing from it?

  4. Who are the key stakeholders?

  5. Do several people in different organizational units assist with the Network Rail process?

  6. How does it fit into our organizational needs and tasks?

  7. How do the Network Rail results compare with the performance of your competitors and other organizations with similar offerings?

  8. What is the craziest thing we can do?

  9. Are there any disadvantages to implementing Network Rail? There might be some that are less obvious?

  10. Are we relevant? Will we be relevant five years from now? Ten?


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 Network Rail book in PDF containing 656 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Procurement Audit: Which are necessary components of a financial audit report under the Single Audit Act?

  2. Human Resource Management Plan: Have Network Rail project management standards and procedures been identified / established and documented?

  3. Probability and Impact Assessment: Risk Categorization -Which of your categories has more risk than others?

  4. Procurement Management Plan: Is an industry recognized mechanized support tool(s) being used for Network Rail project scheduling & tracking?

  5. Procurement Audit: Is there management monitoring of transactions and balances?

  6. Team Member Performance Assessment: To what degree can team members frequently and easily communicate with one another?

  7. Project Portfolio management: How does the organization ensure that Network Rail project and program benefits and risks are being managed to optimize the overall value creation from the portfolio?

  8. Responsibility Assignment Matrix: Are the actual costs used for variance analysis reconcilable with data from the accounting system?

  9. Project Schedule: Why do you think schedule issues often cause the most conflicts on Network Rail projects?

  10. Procurement Audit: Are trial balances taken weekly for general ledgers for all funds?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Network Rail project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Network Rail 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 Network Rail 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 Network Rail investments work better.

This Network Rail 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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