Strategic Procurement Toolkit

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Drive high impact / Strategic Procurement initiatives with the goal of driving substantial value realization efforts in all forms revenue generation, cost reductions and Productivity Improvements while maintaining or improving Product Quality and supplier Service Levels.

More Uses of the Strategic Procurement Toolkit:

  • Ensure compliance with Strategic Procurement.

  • Assure your design follows the Strategic Procurement initiative process to drive purchased items towards common specifications and increase supplier competition.

  • Assure your organization promotes Strategic Procurement for complex and high risk contracts and strategies and tools for routine procurement to achieve procurement efficiencies and value creation and savings.

  • Be certain that your group complies; studies usage records and inventory levels of current stock to develop Strategic Procurement programs that facilitate employee access to supplies.

  • Manage work with the Strategic Procurement Management to negotiate new terms and pricing in accordance with organization values and standards.

  • Ensure you lead; lead the selection, negotiation, and performance of Strategic Procurement partners/suppliers for named commodities.

  • Assure your business provides procurement guidance and consultation to peers and stakeholders regarding Strategic Procurement and contractual issues.

  • Confirm your team complies; partners with Strategic Procurement and operations on development of strategic plans to ensure optimize your overall warehousing, logistics and customer fulfillment over the long term.

  • Drive Strategic Procurement initiatives to maximize inventory and capital utilization.

  • Warrant that your venture provides input to make, move, buy decisions and Strategic Procurement decisions.

 

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Strategic Procurement 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 Strategic Procurement improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What role does communication play in the success or failure of a Strategic Procurement project?

  2. How is progress measured?

  3. How do you know that any Strategic Procurement analysis is complete and comprehensive?

  4. Is the scope of Strategic Procurement defined?

  5. What practices helps your organization to develop its capacity to recognize patterns?

  6. How do you measure efficient delivery of Strategic Procurement services?

  7. Is Strategic Procurement dependent on the successful delivery of a current project?

  8. How do you manage changes in Strategic Procurement requirements?

  9. Are the risks fully understood, reasonable and manageable?

  10. In the past year, what have you done (or could you have done) to increase the accurate perception of your company/brand as ethical and honest?


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 Strategic Procurement book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Strategic Procurement Project Team have enough people to execute the Strategic Procurement 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 Strategic Procurement 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 Strategic Procurement Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Strategic Procurement project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Strategic Procurement 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 Strategic Procurement 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 Strategic Procurement investments work better.

This Strategic Procurement 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.