Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Distribution Channels Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Distribution Channels 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 Distribution Channels specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Distribution Channels 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 993 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Distribution Channels improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 993 standard requirements:
- Will all of the assembly be done at the manufacturers facility or at upstream suppliers, or will some be done by others farther downstream in the distribution channel or even by the user?
- Can plans continue to create materials for the purposes of outreach and advertising in the same manner, with similar content and distribution channels as are currently used?
- How can the use of other businesses in a distribution channel improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the exchange process between a producer and its customers?
- What steps have been taken to promote b2b dialogue and enhance access to distribution channels in the services markets of developed and emerging economies?
- What factors distinguish the types of information required by strategic level managers, by tactical level managers, and by operational level managers?
- What does your organization do to determine if there are problems with its customer-service levels in relation to its product-distribution strategies?
- What enforcement arrangement should apply in relation to a breach of the design and distribution obligations or the requirements in an intervention?
- What key resources do your value propositions, distribution channels, end-user relationships, revenue streams and partnership relationships require?
- Does your organizations distribution channel undergo significant structural changes as a result of the adoption of a total solutions strategy?
- How do business models evolve when technology-based organizations move from physical distribution channels to digital distribution platforms?
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 Distribution Channels book in PDF containing 993 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...
Your Distribution Channels 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 Distribution Channels Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Distribution Channels 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 Distribution Channels 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 Distribution Channels projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Distribution Channels Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Distribution Channels project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Procurement Audit: What are your procurement processes with contractors?
- Schedule Management Plan: Do Distribution Channels project managers participating in the Distribution Channels project know the Distribution Channels projects true status first hand?
- Cost Baseline: Review your risk triggers -have your risks changed?
- Procurement Audit: Has the award included no items different from the already stated contained in bid specifications?
- Risk Management Plan: What is the impact to the Distribution Channels project if the item is not resolved in a timely fashion?
- Source Selection Criteria: What documentation is needed for a tradeoff decision?
- Probability and Impact Matrix: Do requirements put excessive performance constraints on the product?
- Change Management Plan: Identify the current level of skills and knowledge and behaviours of the group that will be impacted on. What prerequisite knowledge do corresponding groups need?
- Activity Duration Estimates: Which would be the NEXT thing for the Distribution Channels project manager to do?
- Probability and Impact Matrix: If you can not fix it, how do you do it differently?
Step-by-step and complete Distribution Channels Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Distribution Channels project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Distribution Channels project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Distribution Channels 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 Distribution Channels 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 Distribution Channels 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 Distribution Channels project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Distribution Channels project with this in-depth Distribution Channels Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Distribution Channels 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 Distribution Channels 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 Distribution Channels investments work better.
This Distribution Channels 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.