Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Supplier Quality Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Supplier Quality 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 Supplier Quality specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Supplier Quality 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 992 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Supplier Quality improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 992 standard requirements:
- Should health care providers and suppliers integrate quality information when informing patients of how much the out of pocket costs for services will be before patients are furnished services?
- Does supplier have a documented training program to ensure personnel are kept current of specification requirements and have sufficient knowledge to ensure compliance of its products?
- Does the supplier have your organization continuity and contingency planning process in place to ensure continuity of supply in the event of natural disaster or supply interruption?
- Are there letters of guarantee or proof of third party audits regarding the quality assurance systems in operation at the raw material suppliers of commodities and ingredients?
- Have you assessed all outsourced activities and material suppliers for suitability, competence and ability to maintain supplies using principles of quality risk management?
- Does your organization consider supplier diversity to avoid single sources and to reduce the occurrence of suppliers being susceptible to the same threats to resilience?
- Does supplier determine and implement effective arrangements for communicating with customers in regards to product information, order handling and customer complaints?
- Will quality issues result in potential field troubles failures, complaints, returns, a poor image with customers, suppliers, the public, or other groups of outsiders?
- How do you use joint ventures, 3PL management consultants, and data sharing to improve your supplier relationships and promote collaboration across the supply chain?
- Does the supplier have a system to require the purchase of recycled and/or sustainable materials and work with supplier to use recycled and/or sustainable materials?
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 Supplier Quality book in PDF containing 992 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...
Your Supplier Quality 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 Supplier Quality Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Supplier Quality 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 Supplier Quality 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 Supplier Quality projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Supplier Quality Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Supplier Quality project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Procurement Audit: Are procurement policies and practices in line with (international) good practice standards?
- Procurement Management Plan: Is there any form of automated support for Issues Management?
- Cost Management Plan: Have all team members been part of identifying risks?
- Probability and Impact Assessment: What will be the likely political environment during the life of the Supplier Quality project?
- Variance Analysis: Are overhead cost budgets established for each department which has authority to incur overhead costs?
- Stakeholder Management Plan: Are all payments made according to the contract(s)?
- Procurement Audit: Are internal control mechanisms performed before payments?
- Executing Process Group: Does the Supplier Quality project team have enough people to execute the Supplier Quality project plan?
- Assumption and Constraint Log: Does a documented Supplier Quality project organizational policy & plan (i.e. governance model) exist?
- Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Which conditions out of the control of the management are crucial for the sustainability of its effects?
Step-by-step and complete Supplier Quality Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Supplier Quality project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Supplier Quality project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Supplier Quality 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 Supplier Quality 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 Supplier Quality 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 Supplier Quality project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Supplier Quality project with this in-depth Supplier Quality Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Supplier Quality 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 Supplier Quality 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 Supplier Quality investments work better.
This Supplier Quality 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.