Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Vendor Relationship Management Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Vendor Relationship Management 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 Relationship Management specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Vendor Relationship Management 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 994 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 Relationship Management improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 994 standard requirements:
- Does your organization provide a path for business partners, vendors and other third parties who are witnessing unethical behavior to be able to report behavior without fear of retaliation?
- What is the potential impact on planning and control if your organization has several types of customers, each with a different order winning characteristic?
- Does the plan include an evaluation identifying its own critical suppliers of goods and services, in order for your organization to minimize any disruptions?
- What steps does your organization take to assess the controls business partners, vendors and other third parties have in place to reduce risks?
- How effective is your organization at assessing the controls business partners, vendors and other third parties have in place to reduce risks?
- What are your performance levels for your key measures on financial performance, including measures of cost containment, as appropriate?
- How should your organization include information for the forecast that indicates the economy is headed for a recession?
- How effective is your organization at communicating its values to business partners, vendors and other third parties?
- Has the outreach to key stakeholders of the bureau already been conducted or does that data need to be collected?
- Does your organization have the appropriately skilled/competent individuals in the procurement role at present?
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 Relationship Management book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...
Your Vendor Relationship Management 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 Relationship Management Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Vendor Relationship Management 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 Relationship Management 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 Relationship Management projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Vendor Relationship Management Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Vendor Relationship Management project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Procurement Audit: Was the chosen procedure the most efficient and effective for the performance of the contract?
- Procurement Audit: Are there policies regarding special approval for capital expenditures?
- Stakeholder Management Plan: Describe the process that will be used to design, develop, review, accept, distribute and change outputs. Will all outputs delivered by the Vendor Relationship Management project follow the same process?
- Project or Phase Close-Out: If you were the Vendor Relationship Management project sponsor, how would you determine which Vendor Relationship Management project team(s) and/or individuals deserve recognition?
- Schedule Management Plan: Is a process defined for baseline approval and control?
- Activity Cost Estimates: What areas does the group agree are the biggest success on the Vendor Relationship Management project?
- Scope Management Plan: Are internal Vendor Relationship Management project status meetings held at reasonable intervals?
- Risk Register: Risk probability and impact: how will the probabilities and impacts of risk items be assessed?
- Risk Management Plan: Market risk -will the new service or product be useful to your organization or marketable to others?
- Team Member Performance Assessment: How are training activities developed from a technical perspective?
Step-by-step and complete Vendor Relationship Management Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Vendor Relationship Management project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Vendor Relationship Management project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Vendor Relationship Management 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 Vendor Relationship Management 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 Vendor Relationship Management 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 Relationship Management 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 Relationship Management project with this in-depth Vendor Relationship Management Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Vendor Relationship Management 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 Relationship Management 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 Relationship Management investments work better.
This Vendor Relationship Management 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.