Standard Work Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Standard Work 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 838 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Standard Work improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 838 standard requirements:

  1. What does it take to create and manage participative processes and close collaboration between teams and other stakeholders based on a shared understanding of the work and work processes?

  2. Do you implement blackout periods where all departmental employees must return to the standard work hours/days to accommodate certain projects or busy times of the year?

  3. How do you help to ensure that people are doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time and for the right reason even when no one is watching?

  4. Does standard work exist for occasional work as tool changes, material/process changeover, and the replacement of empty or full containers?

  5. When implementing a compressed work week, how is it determined which day or days an employee has off during an established work period?

  6. Are the test methods and required data analyses appropriate for technicians and engineers involved in the mixture design process?

  7. How important is that in your view to fine standard work or having you all do it together versus accepting a bunch of variation?

  8. Which itil process is responsible for handling an application for a new workstation according to a standard working method?

  9. Why should there are differences in the overhead costs if the work contents and production methods are standardized?

  10. Which audit types would a security administrator perform on the network to ensure each workstation is standardized?


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 Standard Work book in PDF containing 838 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Monitoring and Controlling Process Group: How many potential communications channels exist on the Standard Work project?

  2. Risk Audit: Do you have written and signed agreements/contracts in place for each paid staff member?

  3. WBS Dictionary: Does the contractors system provide for accurate cost accumulation and assignment to control accounts in a manner consistent with the budgets using recognized acceptable costing techniques?

  4. Stakeholder Management Plan: Why would a customer be interested in a particular product or service?

  5. Human Resource Management Plan: Are key risk mitigation strategies added to the Standard Work project schedule?

  6. Executing Process Group: What are crucial elements of successful Standard Work project plan execution?

  7. Activity Duration Estimates: Calculate the expected duration for an activity that has a most likely time of 3, a pessimistic time of 10, and a optimiztic time of 2?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Have the reasons why the changes to your organizational systems and capabilities are required?

  9. Stakeholder Management Plan: At what point will the Standard Work project be closed and what will be done to formally close the Standard Work project?

  10. Project Scope Statement: Are there completion/verification criteria defined for each task producing an output?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Standard Work project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Standard Work 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 Standard Work 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 Standard Work investments work better.

This Standard Work 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.