New Product Launch Toolkit

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Manage the systems aspects of New Product Launch activity that impact Customer Service (maintaining sales views, pricing, listings and exclusions, and other Master Data elements).

More Uses of the New Product Launch Toolkit:

  • Develop complete analysis/timeline related to supply and demand for New Product Launches, product end of life, product transitions, and products transferring production location.

  • Lead the coordination of engineering changes, product line extensions, or New Product Launches to ensure orderly and timely transitions in material or production flow.

  • Evaluate the fraud, AML risks associated with New Product Launches, new territory launches and changes to existing products, funding methods, etc.

  • Develop innovative methods to identify critical failure modes and prevent/fix prior to New Product Launches.

  • Be accountable for establishing New Product Launch timelines, driving improved supplier performance and improving manufacturing relationships.

  • Support the product launch management in defining and executing New Product Launch plans, providing liaison and coordination activities with fulfillment and sort center personnel.

  • Evaluate: own and develop phase gate approach incorporating best practices for a robust Product Development methodology to ensure flawless New Product Launch.

  • Deploy and improve tools and processes across all functions focused on improving New Product Launch quality, reliability and Functional Safety.

  • Establish: interaction with various support groups to ensure timely New Product Launches and the execution of the production plan.

  • Confirm you oversee; lead the New Product Launch Demand Management process and ensure alignment of the plan with marketing and product supply.

  • Provide key input into forecast and inventory category plan, especially for current business situation, New Product Launches and portfolio optimization.

  • Coordinate rework, New Product Launches, tool modification allotment time and engineering changes into the production schedule, ensuring no interruption in customer delivery.

  • Warrant that your enterprise complies; success delivering key initiatives, as technology migrations, New Product Launches, deployment of Business Applications, and Reducing Costs and inefficiencies.

  • Develop and manage new product and program handoffs (process and materials) to ensure a smooth transition of New Product Launch activities throughout the development process.

  • Ensure you coordinate; Demand Planning focus with specific attention to international customer growth trends, New Product Launches and marketing activity.

  • Collaborate with internal team members to continuously improve integrated marketing content and messaging to support growth of brand and support New Product Launches.

  • Ensure forecast are against the correct SKUs and that product changes, New Product Launches, end of life, etc.

  • Make sure that your organization supports website Content Strategy and influences execution for New Product Launches and optimizations to web content for specific product categories.

  • Pilot: act as liaison between design engineering and manufacturing with respect to New Product Launch efforts.

  • Govern: work cross functionally to support New Product Launches through Defect Tracking and supplier Contingency Planning.

  • Develop and execute Digital strategy for New Product Launches in partnership with the Product Marketing and sales teams to drive new customer acquisition and growth goals.

  • Be accountable for creating, managing and maintaining messaging and content for New Product Launches, nurturing campaigns, and other marketing initiatives.

  • Confirm your design supports New Product Launch activities through Process Validation, part cost justification, packaging, process FMEA and control plans.

  • Ensure you designate; participated in New Product Launches from concept stage through commercialization and in market success.

  • Synthesize data and research to drive pricing decisions for New Product Launches and price changes.

  • Initiate: once the plan is in place helps facilitate cross functional communication between all levels of your organization to support New Product Launches.

  • Be accountable for establishing revenue goals, partner with potential customers to attain business, and support go to market strategy for New Product Launches and expansion.

  • Confirm your enterprise participates in the coordination of engineering changes, product line extensions, or New Product Launches to ensure orderly and timely transitions in material or production flow.

  • Coordinate with cross functional teams on New Product Launches, ensuring products and systems are set up operationally for success.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the New Product Launch 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 New Product Launch improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Is the New Product Launch test/monitoring cost justified?

  2. What is the big New Product Launch idea?

  3. Who will determine interim and final deadlines?

  4. What are you attempting to measure/monitor?

  5. Did your employees make progress today?

  6. Do your employees have the opportunity to do what they do best everyday?

  7. What other jobs or tasks affect the performance of the steps in the New Product Launch process?

  8. How do you define collaboration and team output?

  9. How do you keep the momentum going?

  10. Who needs budgets?

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 New Product Launch book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

  • 62 step-by-step New Product Launch Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 New Product Launch 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 New Product Launch project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 New Product Launch Project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 New Product Launch 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 New Product Launch 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 New Product Launch 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 New Product Launch project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose New Product Launch 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 New Product Launch 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 New Product Launch investments work better.

This New Product Launch All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


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