Inventory Control Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Inventory Control 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 990 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Inventory Control improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 990 standard requirements:

  1. Does your organization currently have some form of an automated system to track supplier and lot numbers of all ingredients going into every finished product that you currently make?

  2. Which audit procedures would be most effective in determining whether vendor invoices are being processed on a timely basis while maximizing your organizations use of cash?

  3. Which refers to a continuous measurement of your organizations products and processes against your organization recognized as a leader in that industry?

  4. Why spend money to buy more of the product when you have already invested in inventory that is gathering dust at another organization location?

  5. Who has time for the strategic work, when you have to worry about the day-to-day details of your business, especially where money is concerned?

  6. Which types of tests would be the most persuasive if an internal auditor wanted assurance of the existence of inventory stored in a warehouse?

  7. Did you have any other previous experience with other customer relationship management or inventory control software before your system?

  8. What is your greatest concern about implementing a centralized and stringent inventory control and ordering system into your practice?

  9. Which procedures would provide the most relevant evidence to determine the adequacy of the allowance for doubtful accounts receivable?

  10. Do inventory managers use statistical stock management to classify skus in groups by demand behaviour and importance for the business?


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 Inventory Control book in PDF containing 990 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step Inventory Control Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Inventory Control project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Variance Analysis: Can the contractor substantiate work package and planning package budgets?

  2. Procurement Management Plan: Is there an on-going process in place to monitor Inventory Control project risks?

  3. Quality Audit: How does your organization know that its system for commercializing research outputs is appropriately effective and constructive?

  4. Communications Management Plan: Are there too many who have an interest in some aspect of your work?

  5. Responsibility Assignment Matrix: Are significant decision points, constraints, and interfaces identified as key milestones?

  6. Stakeholder Management Plan: Are there procedures in place to effectively manage interdependencies with other Inventory Control projects / systems?

  7. Source Selection Criteria: What should a Draft Request for Proposal (DRFP) include?

  8. Stakeholder Register: What are the major Inventory Control project milestones requiring communications or providing communications opportunities?

  9. Stakeholder Management Plan: Are enough systems & user personnel assigned to the Inventory Control project?

  10. Human Resource Management Plan: Are actuals compared against estimates to analyze and correct variances?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Inventory Control project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Inventory Control 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 Inventory Control 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 Inventory Control investments work better.

This Inventory Control 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.