Focus Groups Toolkit

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More Uses of the Focus Groups Toolkit:

  • Govern: regularly review competitor product lines and develop staff awareness of strengths and weaknesses to identify product opportunities.

  • Develop relationships of value and respect with the client and internal teams, leading client interactions on research projects.

  • Pilot: conduct Focus Groups to identify market needs and shifts to inform decisions on new products and revisions of current products.

  • Make sure that your project complies; Focus Groups, consumer and product testing, pricing research, marketing messaging and positioning to direct ongoing Product Development, marketing efforts, and various business initiatives.

  • Formulate: track and report on customer goodwill and overall satisfaction through execution of Customer Surveys, project surveys, internal surveys, Focus Groups, etc.

  • Oversee: research the client organization and industry value chains via modern and digitally enabled approaches to structured and unstructured Data Analysis and insight generation that go beyond traditional methods of interviewing, Focus Groups, or market studies.

  • Develop, implement and analyze qualitative and quantitative studies, as proprietary polling, Focus Groups and other research methodologies.

  • Direct: review and verifies data collected by your organization for validity and accuracy, using a variety of analytical and Statistical Methods.

  • Be accountable for understanding the voice of the employee, conducting employee Focus Groups to capture the concerns of employees and recommend solutions, and designing processes and opportunities with the employee in mind.

  • Assure your organization complies; conducts Focus Groups with representation of all departmental and functional groups aimed at improving overall operations at center.

  • Manage projects efficiently in an environment of shifting priorities with time and budget constraints, and with multiple stakeholders.

  • Ensure you helm; lead Focus Groups with frontline employees to identify opportunities for improvement and assess impact of service excellence initiatives.

  • Head: implement program evaluation strategy across all organizations to synthesize and evaluate collected data in order inform program efficiency and changes.

  • Lead the design and facilitation of Focus Groups, team meetings, off site leadership meetings, and training programs.

  • Ensure you meet; understand customer outcomes by communicating with customers, analyze customer health metrics, and gather other feedback via surveys and Focus Groups.

  • Support on going and differentiated product training for sales and Customer Service teams on product features and benefits that meet market needs, positioning products and messaging.

  • Be accountable for creating budgets and development timelines to correspond with editorial, sales, and production schedules and the needs of the market.

  • Measure compliance to established training curriculum through methods as in person observations, audits, metrics, testing, and Focus Groups.

  • Formulate: research methods and techniques; considerations in planning studies and investigations; and general principles, concepts, and terminology used in research.

  • Coordinate: design, conduct, and analyze product specific surveys and lead customer focus group research to uncover insights and identify trends and solidify Strategic Direction of product and services development.

  • Be accountable for collaborating closely with editorial, digital design, production, and Product Development colleagues to ensure quality and timeliness of materials.

  • Be certain that your venture measures and reports the impact of talent and organization interventions using evaluation, metrics, Focus Groups and performance results.

  • Provide actionable community benchmarking reports to the AM and EM teams and to network stakeholders to use in work with Public Policy and advocacy.

  • Ensure you oversee; lead ongoing support efforts for customers after the onboarding process has concluded as leading Focus Groups, sharing best practices, solving problems, and identifying new opportunities, and acting as a thought partner for network expansion.

  • Drive Employee Engagement by providing administration support and leadership for engagement surveys, Focus Groups and action planning.

  • Arrange that your enterprise keeps informed about and implements innovative and useful methods of communication with a focus on trends in Social Media and external Public Relations.

  • Make sure that your corporation creates, organize, plans, and presents various forms of onboarding, orientation, professional and Organizational Development for staff and leadership.

  • Support in the implementation, administration, and analysis of various evaluation tools as surveys, Focus Groups, assessments, etc.

  • Devise: conduct research from various sources and interpret product/market information via surveys, market/product analysis, Focus Groups and Customer Feedback to communicate key findings to other Key Stakeholders and drive action.

  • Establish that your enterprise establishes Strategic Partnerships with management to analyze skill gaps, conduct organizational assessments, and convene Focus Groups.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Focus Groups 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 Focus Groups improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What else needs to be measured?

  2. How do you verify performance?

  3. What is it like to work for you?

  4. What should you measure to verify efficiency gains?

  5. How can you manage cost down?

  6. How is continuous improvement applied to risk management?

  7. Do several people in different organizational units assist with the Focus Groups process?

  8. Have design-to-cost goals been established?

  9. How is the Focus Groups Value Stream Mapping managed?

  10. Who is responsible for ensuring appropriate resources (time, people and money) are allocated to Focus Groups?

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 Focus Groups book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Focus Groups Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Focus Groups 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 Focus Groups project issues be unconditionally tracked through the issue resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Focus Groups project team have enough people to execute the Focus Groups 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 Focus Groups 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 Focus Groups Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Focus Groups project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Focus Groups project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Focus Groups 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 Focus Groups 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 Focus Groups 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 Focus Groups project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Focus Groups 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 Focus Groups 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 Focus Groups investments work better.

This Focus Groups 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.