Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Quality costs Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Quality costs 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 Quality costs specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Quality costs 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 791 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Quality costs improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 791 standard requirements:
- Baseline Data; This is often overlooked. To compare anything, there needs to be a beginning reference point. Can you collect costs and quality data?
- Does a failed experiment constitute a quality cost, when the research was to determine whether or not a particular hypothesis was true or false?
- Is the feature ESSENTIAL to the USE or PURPOSE of the article, or does it affect the COST or QUALITY of the article?
- Are obsolete drawings, specifications, procedures, instructions, and documents promptly removed from use?
- Is there another way you could gain the same insight into the process without measuring quality costs?
- Is there a system for calibrating all measuring and test equipment used for the acceptance of product?
- Is there always time to do a job over again, while there is never time to do it right the first time?
- Do you perform periodic internal quality system audits to assure compliance with written procedures?
- Is all measuring equipment uniquely identified such that its calibration status can be determined?
- If the incremental labor costs are zero, what about capital costs required for such improvements?
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 Quality costs book in PDF containing 791 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...
Your Quality costs 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 Quality costs Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Quality costs 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 Quality costs 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 Quality costs projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Quality costs Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Quality costs project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Team Member Performance Assessment: What are the standards or expectations for success?
- Stakeholder Management Plan: Do all stakeholders know how to access this repository and where to find the Quality costs project documentation?
- Procurement Audit: Can small orders such as magazine subscriptions and non-product items such as membership in organizations be processed by the ordering department?
- Probability and Impact Matrix: What will be the likely incidence of conflict with neighboring Quality costs projects?
- Human Resource Management Plan: Are internal Quality costs project status meetings held at reasonable intervals?
- Procurement Audit: Are obtained prices/qualities competitive to prices/qualities obtained by other procurement functions/units, comparing obtained or improved value for money?
- Quality Management Plan: Can the requirements be traced to the appropriate components of the solution, as well as test scripts?
- Schedule Management Plan: Are Vendor invoices audited for accuracy before payment?
- Project Portfolio management: Why should the resource portfolio contain a minimum of information?
- Network Diagram: Are the Gantt Chart and/or Network Diagram updated periodically and used to assess the overall Quality costs project timetable?
Step-by-step and complete Quality costs Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Quality costs project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Quality costs project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Quality costs 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 Quality costs 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 Quality costs 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 Quality costs project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Quality costs project with this in-depth Quality costs Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Quality costs 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 Quality costs 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 Quality costs investments work better.
This Quality costs 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.