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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Product return 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 711 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Product return improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 711 standard requirements:

  1. What will be the consequences to the stakeholder (financial, reputation etc) if Product return does not go ahead or fails to deliver the objectives?

  2. how do senior leaders actions reflect a commitment to the organizations Product return values?

  3. Is Product return dependent on the successful delivery of a current project?

  4. What happens when a new employee joins the organization?

  5. Why identify and analyze stakeholders and their interests?

  6. What are the most frequent causes of product return?

  7. Is the impact that Product return has shown?

  8. When is Knowledge Management Measured?

  9. Are Product Returns Necessary Evil?

  10. Who Uses What?


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 Product return book in PDF containing 711 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Resource Breakdown Structure: How difficult will it be to do specific activities on this Product return project?

  2. Project Management Plan: If the Product return project management plan is a comprehensive document that guides you in Product return project execution and control, then what should it NOT contain?

  3. Scope Management Plan: What is the organizations history in doing similar activities?

  4. Stakeholder Management Plan: Are the quality tools and methods identified in the Quality Plan appropriate to the Product return project?

  5. Probability and Impact Assessment: Have decisions that should be left open because of inadequate information on technology been identified and responsibility assigned for reducing the uncertainty?

  6. Cost Management Plan: Contractors scope Ð How will contractors scope be defined when contracts are let?

  7. Procurement Audit: Are services/tasks combined in such a way that the market is used where relevant?

  8. Change Management Plan: What skills, education, knowledge, or work experiences should the resources have for each identified competency?

  9. Project Schedule: Are activities connected because logic dictates the order in which others occur?

  10. Activity Duration Estimates: Will it help promote wellness at the company and reduce insurance costs?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Product return project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Product return 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 Product return 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 Product return investments work better.

This Product return 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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  • 5
    Thank you. We will be offering your self assessment as a subject for our master students from autumn onwards.

    Posted by Christine R. on 4th Sep 2018

    Christine R. University Officer

  • 5
    The Self-Assessment is a great tool to gather feedback and input from others, especially challenges, and things to watch out for. Very helpful!

    Posted by JULIE M. on 2nd Sep 2018

    JULIE M. AWS Solution Architect

  • 5
    Thank you for this achievement.

    Posted by IFMA on 2nd Sep 2018

    IFMA International Facility Management Association

  • 5
    Thanks for this; a lot of work has gone into developing and producing this, I am looking forward to using it in the coming weeks.

    Posted by DR STEVEN.B. on 4th Aug 2018

    DR STEVEN.B. Head of Information Security & Assurance

  • 5
    I have read your book and it's a great work for my business. Thank you.

    Posted by Nguyen Hoang Vu on 3rd Aug 2018

    Nguyen Hoang Vu

  • 5
    DAVID S. Director Organisational performance

    Posted by DAVID S. on 2nd Aug 2018

    Honestly - at the extremely low outlay - the capacity to accelerate your journey, increase productivity and be a more informed buyer (when combined with what actual business problems you are trying to solve) I would be extremely hard pressed to not undertake it.

  • 5
    Just looked at the files. Impressive. Well done. I am learning.

    Posted by MARTIN B. on 2nd Aug 2018

    MARTIN B. Risks and Compliance, Vulnerability and Security Testing, Threat Detection and Response, Managed Security Services.

  • 5
    Thank you so much... Hope to visit Australia someday. Smart IT people... 5 star review.

    Posted by ELLEN C. on 2nd Aug 2018

    ELLEN C. Enterprise Innovation: Business & Information Technology Strategist

  • 5
    Thank you, this is perfect - I will certainly be recommending Self Assessment dashboards to all - I can not wait to tell my colleagues on Monday.

    Posted by MEL F. on 3rd Jul 2018

    MEL F. Change Management Professional