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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Activity-Based Costing ABC 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 617 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Activity-Based Costing ABC improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 617 standard requirements:

  1. What have we done to protect our business from competitive encroachment?

  2. How will effects be measured?

  3. Do we know what we need to know about this topic?

  4. Is the scope of Activity-Based Costing ABC defined?

  5. What lessons, if any, from a pilot were incorporated into the design of the full-scale solution?

  6. Why improve in the first place?

  7. Why should we adopt a Activity-Based Costing ABC framework?

  8. Do you see more potential in people than they do in themselves?

  9. Is Activity-Based Costing ABC Required?

  10. How would one define Activity-Based Costing ABC leadership?


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 Activity-Based Costing ABC book in PDF containing 617 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Activity-Based Costing ABC 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 Activity-Based Costing ABC Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Activity-Based Costing ABC 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 Activity-Based Costing ABC 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 Activity-Based Costing ABC projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Activity-Based Costing ABC Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Activity-Based Costing ABC project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Project Performance Report: What degree are the relative importance and priority of the goals clear to all team members?

  2. Scope Management Plan: Have the key elements of a coherent Activity-Based Costing ABC project management strategy been established?

  3. Project or Phase Close-Out: In preparing the Lessons Learned report, should it reflect a consensus viewpoint, or should the report reflect the different individual viewpoints?

  4. Team Member Performance Assessment: Does platform-specific assessment information contribute to training placement or tailoring of instruction (e.g. aptitude-treatment interaction)?

  5. Cost Management Plan: Change types and category Ð What are the types of changes and what are the techniques to report and control changes?

  6. Requirements Documentation: How do you know when a Requirement is accurate enough?

  7. Procurement Audit: Did the organization decide upon an adequate and admissible procurement procedure?

  8. Scope Management Plan: What do you need to do to accomplish the goal or goals?

  9. Cost Management Plan: Forecasts Ð How will the cost to complete the Activity-Based Costing ABC project be forecast?

  10. Requirements Traceability Matrix: Describe the process for approving requirements so they can be added to the traceability matrix and Activity-Based Costing ABC project work can be performed. Will the Activity-Based Costing ABC project requirements become approved in writing?

 
Step-by-step and complete Activity-Based Costing ABC Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Activity-Based Costing ABC project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Activity-Based Costing ABC project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Activity-Based Costing ABC 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 Activity-Based Costing ABC 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 Activity-Based Costing ABC 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 Activity-Based Costing ABC 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 Activity-Based Costing ABC project with this in-depth Activity-Based Costing ABC Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Activity-Based Costing ABC 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 Activity-Based Costing ABC 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 Activity-Based Costing ABC investments work better.

This Activity-Based Costing ABC 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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    Super helpful.. Love how the full assessment helps me take full control of this project!

    Posted by Brett O. on 5th Sep 2018

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  • 5
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  • 5
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    Quality is a topic that is very important for me right now, and it should be important for every team. This book contains a self-assessment that can be useful for your organization to find out where you currently are. If you struggle to ask the right questions about your efforts, this book will give many of them, and a way to score your answers

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