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Decision-Making Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

$249.00

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Decision-Making 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 694 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Decision-Making improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 694 standard requirements:

  1. Observation of consequences: Observe which units, groups, or individuals benefit most from decision-making and resource allocation (on such measures as salaries, for example, or budget increases)?

  2. To what extent must such segmentation be guided more by attitudes toward mobile marketing at the various stages of the decision-making process than by revealed behaviors at such stages?

  3. Does your organization currently use a formal decision-making process to make equipment maintenance, repair, and/or replacement decisions on individual pieces of equipment?

  4. Decision-making is at the core of supply chain management. Do your analytical models aid in decision-making to questions such as what transportation option should I use?

  5. Can we add value to the current Decision-Making decision-making process (largely qualitative) by incorporating uncertainty modeling (more quantitative)?

  6. Do the key principles and processes support an it security governance framework including the involvement of key stakeholders in decision-making?

  7. Are data sufficiently precise to present a fair picture of performance and enable management decision-making at the appropriate levels?

  8. Is the revenue reporting data being fed into our organizations decision-making processes the best it can be to help us make the right decisions?

  9. Do you know what staff is needed for each business, as well as the decision-making process at each location and when others are needed?

  10. I add value earlier in the decision-making process and give my business leaders confidence in my ability to manage this work?


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 Decision-Making book in PDF containing 694 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Scope Management Plan: What are the risks that could significantly affect procuring consultant staff for the Decision-Making project?

  2. Variance Analysis: Do the rates and prices remain constant throughout the year?

  3. Responsibility Assignment Matrix: What is the purpose of assigning and documenting responsibility?

  4. Scope Management Plan: Will anyone else be involved in verifying the deliverables?

  5. Duration Estimating Worksheet: When do the individual activities need to start and finish?

  6. Cost Management Plan: Is the Decision-Making project Sponsor clearly communicating the Business Case or rationale for why this Decision-Making project is needed?

  7. Schedule Management Plan: Are Vendor contract reports, reviews and visits conducted periodically?

  8. Cost Management Plan: What is the organization s history in doing similar tasks?

  9. Initiating Process Group: Specific - Is the objective clear in terms of what, how, when, and where the situation will be changed?

  10. Activity Duration Estimates: Why do you think schedule issues often cause the most conflicts on Decision-Making projects?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Decision-Making project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Decision-Making 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 Decision-Making 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 Decision-Making investments work better.

This Decision-Making 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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