Community of Practice Toolkit

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Confirm your organization leads the establishment of a Project Management Community of Practice to facilitate collaboration and Best Practice sharing among Project Managers and key PMO stakeholders.

More Uses of the Community of Practice Toolkit:

  • Participate and network with Community of Practice to consider/ resolve any business problems as faced during projects.

  • Be a leader amongst the Process Mining Community of Practice, a trusted advisor for peoplE Learning and using the skills and able to recommend when the tool is best used.

  • Create and foster Community of Practice for Data Science and analytics.

  • Collaborate with Business Partners to drive adoption and optimization of the Information Management program through efforts as Working Groups / Community of Practice.

  • Lead Community of Practice activities designed to engage and enroll.

  • Collaborate and sharE Learnings with other quality minded individuals as a part of your Quality Community of Practice.

  • Help mobilize Community of Practice for specific roles to enable local Thought Leadership and collaboration.

  • Lead a Configuration Management Community of Practice where standards and Best Practices are considered.

  • Strengthen internal capacity for impact at scale by sharing of tools, knowledge and learning through a Community of Practice.

  • Develop and lead Community of Practice and functional Team Members regarding incident and Crisis Response guidelines and leading practices.

  • Establish Community of Practice for shared learning.

  • Develop a Community of Practice for the proper execution of the architectural components and for the enablement of Solutions Architecture.

  • Orchestrate: schedule lead the Data Governance Community of Practice by collaborating with Data Stewards, technology and Business Stakeholders.

  • Ensure you unite; build a Community of Practice for project and Change Management.

  • Establish that your venture acts as an Agile mentor to your Agile Community of Practices.

  • Coordinate: actively participate in the Continuous Improvement Community of Practice.

  • Develop your organization Community of Practice of finance Master Data managers.

  • Be an active member of the Design Modeling Center Of Excellence and support the Community of Practice members.

  • Establish: active member of engineering Community of Practice.

  • Lead Scrum Master Community of Practice.

  • Foster a Community of Practice for all Data And Analytics teams and colleagues across the enterprise.

  • Head: brainstorm and champion solutions to improve Community of Practice engagement, resulting in greater achievements and leader satisfaction.

  • Pilot: creation of an architecture Community of Practice.

  • Ensure you designate; lead Scrum adoption practices across your organization and related Community of Practices.

  • Oversee: Design Thinking Community of Practice Management.

  • Ensure you revitalize; build a Community of Practice for Solutions Architecture while leveraging architectural tools, processes, and practices.

  • Confirm your corporation leads and coaches the Procurement Team and a Community of Practice.

  • Ensure you present; lead the Data Governance Community of Practice by collaborating with Data Stewards, technology and Business Stakeholders.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Community of Practice Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Community of Practice 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 Community of Practice specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Community of Practice 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 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Community of Practice improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. How will you know when its improved?

  2. What is the magnitude of the improvements?

  3. How do you measure risk?

  4. How can you improve performance?

  5. How does Cost-to-Serve Analysis help?

  6. What are the Community of Practice tasks and definitions?

  7. How is data used for Program Management and improvement?

  8. Is the cost worth the Community of Practice effort?

  9. Do you monitor the effectiveness of your Community of Practice activities?

  10. What are the barriers to increased Community of Practice production?

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 Community of Practice book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Community of Practice Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Community of Practice project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Community of Practice project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Community of Practice Project Team have enough people to execute the Community of Practice Project Plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Community of Practice Project Plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

Step-by-step and complete Community of Practice Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Community of Practice project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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 Community of Practice 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 Community of Practice project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Community of Practice project with this in-depth Community of Practice Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Community of Practice 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 Community of Practice 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 Community of Practice investments work better.

This Community of Practice 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.