Problem Solving Toolkit

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Take responsibility for the planning, execution and release of complex technical initiatives that span multiple business units and departments, defining architectural vision and provide leadership for teams for design, sequencing, execution, and Problem Solving.

More Uses of the Problem Solving Toolkit:

  • Organize: Problem Solving and Decision Making identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; obtaining and comparing information from.

  • Develop technical knowledge in Quality Engineering, specifications/standards, drawing interpretation, measurement and analysis methods, processes and products, relevant technologies, and Problem Solving methodology.

  • Govern: Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, transactional Process Improvement, Kaizen, 5S, Problem Solving, and visual and daily management.

  • Evaluate: customer complaints, supplier problems, internal failures and reduces quality costs using structured Problem Solving with closed loop Corrective and preventive actions.

  • Assure your project uses innovative Problem Solving and Critical Thinking approaches to proactively solve a broad range of problems across technologies.

  • Develop training in quality, Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement activities to raise the level of Quality Systems competence in Manufacturing Operations.

  • Establish that your organization complies; operators apply the principles of Continuous Improvement in the workplace by leading shift hand over meetings and participating on Problem Solving teams.

  • Direct: work closely with development counterparts on requirements, issue identification and resolution, Problem Solving and planning related to production issues and software releases.

  • Use your analytical and Problem Solving skills to support Data Driven Decision Making and help drive your organizations highest priority strategic and operational initiatives.

  • Arrange that your venture demonstrates success/Problem Solving skills in Supply Chain, Business Management, operations, logistics, engineering or Program Management.

  • Be accountable for ensuring the correct allocation of resources to make the Lean deployment a success, and making problems immediately visible, allowing Problem Solving to take place.

  • Ensure you revolutionize; lead deep dive analysis and Predictive Modeling to drive Problem Solving, identify and clearly communicate actionable insights for cross functional stakeholders.

  • Manage advanced, complex Problem Solving; able to identify key issues and effectively coordinate effort to achieve resolution across assigned team.

  • Translate business/user requirements into technical requirements, and applies Creative Problem Solving that bring requirements to fruition for a team.

  • Establish that your venture creates an environment of employee ownership in the practice by providing timely communication of practice organization information, engaging employees in Problem Solving and Process Improvement, and providing leadership support and resources.

  • Identify: Problem Solving, as performing incident, Problem Management and audit support associated with the enterprise Windows Server infrastructure.

  • Provide Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement site support, local coaching and development, and rapid response Problem Solving.

  • Steer: partner with external content teams and internal teams to facilitate Creative Problem Solving and deepening opportunities for innovation and scale.

  • Support internal and external customers with, Problem Solving, Supply Chain optimization, resolving raw material quality and supply issues.

  • Formulate: effectively applies Problem Solving methodologies to perform process reengineering or Supply Chain project support to achieve significant business results.

  • Perform cost/benefit analysis, complex Problem Solving, Risk Management, make timely decisions to keep the project moving forward, provide project direction.

  • Develop, evaluate, and improve manufacturing methods by applying sound engineering principles in fixture design, Problem Solving, and material selection.

  • Have an innovative approach to Problem Solving and solutions that reflect the latest tech, trends, or other new out of the box ideas.

  • Arrange that your organization provides leadership in problem analysis and Problem Solving in a technical environment to assess impacts of current and emerging infrastructure technologies and analyze application of technology.

  • Manage work with the entire value stream organization to transform to a culture of significant focus on value for the customer, and rigorous Continuous Improvement and Problem Solving drive the customer Value Proposition.

  • Engage and actively lead Problem Solving, Process Improvements and team meetings while utilizing Effective Communication skills.

  • Establish a trusting and safe Team Environment where problems can be addressed without blame or judgment with a focus on Problem Solving.

  • Provide leadership, planning, Decision Making, Problem Solving, business communications, customer relationships, teamwork, Quality Assurance, interpersonal communications.

  • Devise: work closely with merchandising to maximize profits via vendor and item special deals or investment buys, disposing of distressed merchandise and Problem Solving.

  • Utilize root cause Problem Solving skills to develop and lead implementation of Continuous Improvement, error proofing, ergonomics, yield, and other Lean Manufacturing initiatives for equipment and processes.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Problem Solving 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 Problem Solving improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Are you taking your company in the direction of better and revenue or cheaper and cost?

  2. Are the most efficient solutions problem-specific?

  3. How long to keep data and how to manage retention costs?

  4. Do several people in different organizational units assist with the Problem Solving process?

  5. Think of your Problem Solving project, what are the main functions?

  6. Do you have the right people on the bus?

  7. Implementation planning: is a pilot needed to test the changes before a full roll out occurs?

  8. Who defines the rules in relation to any given issue?

  9. What is your BATNA (best alternative to a negotiated agreement)?

  10. Can you integrate Quality Management and Risk Management?

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 Problem Solving book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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 Problem Solving 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 Problem Solving project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Problem Solving 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 Problem Solving 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 Problem Solving investments work better.

This Problem Solving 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.