Vendor Due Diligence Toolkit

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Drive Vendor Due Diligence: Management consultant develop and present Business Cases, revenue models, Industry Trends, competitive differentiators, and go to market strategy.

More Uses of the Vendor Due Diligence Toolkit:

  • Ensure needs for Vendor Due Diligence, Risk Assessment and continuing vendor monitoring are being accomplished.

  • Lead Vendor Due Diligence: work directly with business units and other internal departments to perform periodic Vendor Due Diligence review and identify acceptable levels of risk and appropriate remediation efforts.

  • Identify any gaps in security tool coverage of full environment (corporate and cloud) and manage vendor selection process for new tools needed.

  • Manage Vendor Due Diligence: team and Vendor Management, monitoring and management of the use of resources supporting the Security Operations center.

  • Oversee outsource Call Center vendor performance, build and maintain collections Vendor Relationships, communicate service level goals and Performance Expectations, and manage resources to achieve desired business results.

  • Collaborate on the development of Vendor Scorecards and quarterly business review process.

  • Secure that your business creates innovative and comprehensive departmental communications plans that incorporates strategies to communicate departmental goals, services, products, initiatives, and projects.

  • Make sure that your operation validates and tests Security Architecture and design solutions to recommended vendor technologies.

  • Ensure you govern; lead Systems Administration work with a highly skilled team of analysts on the development or refinement of current and future IT Lead systems; interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.

  • Be accountable for all aspects of testing and promoting to production vendor or developed integration changes, enhancements, releases or other related system components.

  • Be accountable for providing strategic guidance and innovative thinking on Competitive intelligence capabilities, processes, technology platforms, vendor partners, and best practices to optimize the effectiveness and impact of the Competitive intelligence function.

  • Develop Vendor Due Diligence: act as primary point of contact with external vendors, focusing on data clarity, negotiation and Vendor Relationship Management.

  • Identify Vendor Due Diligence: conduct Market Research and vendor analysis of potential technologies for integration in ground segment architecture (software and hardware).

  • Ensure your organization validates and tests Security Architecture and design solutions to recommended vendor technologies.

  • Be the first point of contact for incoming sales leads from a variety of sources web leads, Local vendor show is, campaigns, etc.

  • Evaluate Vendor Due Diligence: implementation support of vendor supplied business Application Software in an end user department.

  • Communicate and coordinate schedules from outside vendor work to accommodate the Business Needs and should ensure vendor compliance with stated Service Level Agreements.

  • Assure your organization coordinates with the IT service lines to design, implement and support enhancements to IT systems acting as a vendor liaison for stakeholders.

  • Direct Vendor Due Diligence: partner with external vendors for design, delivery, Event Management, and branding; manage Vendor Relationships, negotiations, and budgets for programs and licenses.

  • Develop and communicate cloud Policies And Standards, and advocate compliance with Application Development, Application Support, and vendor support teams.

  • Collaborate with Workforce Planning to evaluate short term workload and call routing to forecast vendor requisite and service level trigger points identifies risks and determines back up plan.

  • Manage operational support vendor ensures ongoing Service Delivery and support meet agreed Customer Requirements.

  • Devise Vendor Due Diligence: implementation support of vendor supplied business Application Software in an end user department.

  • Ensure you steer; lead day to day interactions with business and technology leads, architects, engineers and vendor partners throughout a project lifecycle from inception, architecture, design, development, acceptance, go live and support.

  • Systematize Vendor Due Diligence: research current industry technology to better facilitate vendor and partner communications.

  • Support the vendor Data Management / vendor master maintenance processes through adherence to established payment terms and identifying the need for new or updated data information.

  • Be accountable for depending on focus, maintain and enhance existing functionality by working with internal and external users to develop new features or install new versions of vendor software and perform unit, system, and integrated tests.

  • Confirm your operation follows up on Incidents to ensure resolution, communicates with Systems administrators or vendor technicians to clarify problems and agree on Corrective Actions.

  • Lead Vendor Due Diligence: vendor solution analysis/sourcing, systems Demand Management, systems integration, Test Automation, Defect Tracking.

  • Lead Vendor Due Diligence: system code and artifacts, data and schema modeling, User Interface development, human factors, build/deployment management, asynchronous/high latency programming concepts, integrating with existing enterprise and vendor systems.

  • Check in with Design, Development, Sales and Purchasing during lot status to make sure due dates on are track.

  • Support the development of an accelerated M And A process model leveraging Essential diligence and integration models and streamlined transaction negotiation processes.

  • Arrange that your operation participates in continuous improvements of Internal Processes/procedures and capability for maintenance of biocompatibility program as the need arises.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Vendor Due Diligence 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 Vendor Due Diligence improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What Vendor Due Diligence capabilities do you need?

  2. What are (control) requirements for Vendor Due Diligence Information?

  3. What risks do you need to manage?

  4. Would you recognize a threat from the inside?

  5. What threat is Vendor Due Diligence addressing?

  6. How are Vendor Due Diligence risks managed?

  7. Which of the recognised risks out of all risks can be most likely transferred?

  8. How is progress measured?

  9. How do you aggregate measures across priorities?

  10. What is the definition of success?

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 Vendor Due Diligence book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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 Vendor Due Diligence project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Vendor Due Diligence project team have enough people to execute the Vendor Due Diligence 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 Vendor Due Diligence 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 Vendor Due Diligence 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 Vendor Due Diligence 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 Vendor Due Diligence project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Vendor Due Diligence 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 Vendor Due Diligence 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 Vendor Due Diligence investments work better.

This Vendor Due Diligence 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.