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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Proactive communications 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 Proactive communications improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the standard requirements:

  1. Is there a control plan in place for sustaining improvements (short and long-term)?

  2. If your customer were your grandmother, would you tell her to buy what were selling?

  3. Have all non-recommended alternatives been analyzed in sufficient detail?

  4. Design Thinking: Integrating Innovation, Proactive communications, and Brand Value

  5. Is the optimal solution selected based on testing and analysis?

  6. What are our best practices for minimizing Proactive communications project risk, while demonstrating incremental value and quick wins throughout the Proactive communications project lifecycle?

  7. What communications are necessary to support the implementation of the solution?

  8. Who are the key stakeholders?

  9. What situation(s) led to this Proactive communications Self Assessment?

  10. What is the smallest subset of the problem we can usefully solve?


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 Proactive communications book in PDF containing requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Planning Process Group: How well did the chosen processes fit the needs of the Proactive communications project?

  2. Responsibility Assignment Matrix: Availability Ð will the group or the person be available within the necessary time interval?

  3. Requirements Management Plan: Do you understand the role that each stakeholder will play in the requirements process?

  4. Probability and Impact Assessment: What are the preparations required for facing difficulties?

  5. Scope Management Plan: Has a structured approach been used to break work effort into manageable components (WBS)?

  6. Requirements Management Plan: Who is responsible for monitoring and tracking the Proactive communications project requirements?

  7. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Resource Providers; Who can provide resources to ensure the implementation of the Proactive communications project?

  8. Procurement Audit: Does the procurement Proactive communications project have a clear goal and does the goal meet the specified needs of the users?

  9. Procurement Audit: Did the contracting authority offer unrestricted and full electronic access to the contract documents and any supplementary documents (specifying the internet address in the notice)?

  10. Quality Audit: What happens if our organization fails its Quality Audit?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Proactive communications project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Proactive communications 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 Proactive communications 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 Proactive communications investments work better.

This Proactive communications 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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