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Alliance and Relationship Management Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

$249.00

Alliance and Relationship Management Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

$249.00

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Alliance and Relationship Management 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 635 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Alliance and Relationship Management improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 635 standard requirements:

  1. What do we need to know, and how do we get the information required to answer this question, especially with regard to our organizational culture, technological roadmap, and where both organizations are moving in the long term?

  2. Is one supplier head and shoulders above the rest in terms of the value it provides; including price, innovation, ability to adapt to changing situations, capacity to work with your team, task joint risks, etc?

  3. If there is recognition by both parties of the potential benefits of an alliance, but adequate qualified human resources are not available at one or both firms - what do we do?

  4. How do we provide the supplier with evaluations to ensure that this alliance continues, with regard to continuous performance, goal achievement, and commitment?

  5. How do you provide the supplier with evaluations to ensure that an alliance continues, with regard to continuous performance, goal achievement, and commitment?

  6. How can firms minimize or manage the bumps, hurdles, or conflicts that often occur when firms join together in an alliance or partnership?

  7. How do we establish a strategic alliance in terms of confidentiality agreements, termination agreements, and negotiation strategies?

  8. There are highly attractive customers that you can effectively serve. The obvious question is, why not just concentrate on these customers?

  9. Before engaging in an alliance, do we question why would the other firm want to ally with us and not with another company?

  10. What issues do you think will pose the greatest barriers to establishing appropriate relationships with our suppliers?


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 Alliance and Relationship Management book in PDF containing 635 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Procurement Management Plan: Does a documented Alliance and Relationship Management project organizational policy & plan (i.e. governance model) exist?

  2. Activity Duration Estimates: What questions do you have about the sample documents provided?

  3. Project Scope Statement: If there is an independent oversight contractor, have they signed off on the Alliance and Relationship Management project Plan?

  4. Procurement Audit: Are the right skills, experiences and competencies present in the acquisition workgroup and are the necessary outside specialists involved in part of the process?

  5. Communications Management Plan: Who will use or be affected by the result of a Alliance and Relationship Management project?

  6. Activity Cost Estimates: Which contract type places the most risk on the seller?

  7. WBS Dictionary: Does the contractors system include procedures for measuring the performance of critical subcontractors?

  8. Project or Phase Close-Out: What stakeholder group needs, expectations, and interests are being met by the Alliance and Relationship Management project?

  9. Team Member Performance Assessment: How do you use data to inform instruction and improve staff achievement?

  10. WBS Dictionary: Do work packages consist of discrete tasks which are adequately described?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Alliance and Relationship Management project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Alliance and Relationship Management 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 Alliance and Relationship Management 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 Alliance and Relationship Management investments work better.

This Alliance and Relationship Management 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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