Work Breakdown Structure Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Work Breakdown Structure 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 Work Breakdown Structure improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 994 standard requirements:

  1. Does project scope include any other organizational or technology-based initiative that is needed to fully support the project objective?

  2. Has the expected change impact on existing business processes, customers, systems and staff been clearly documented?

  3. How do project managers develop effective and efficient detailed plans that tie-in with the high level planning?

  4. How do project teams capture and maintain the critical elements required for quality execution of the project?

  5. Do you need more detail to make it easier to estimate effort, assign work, track costs, or measure progress?

  6. Do you believe that managing stakeholders expectations is nothing more than properly managing project scope?

  7. Is it sufficient for your organizational simply to have excellent project management skill sets available?

  8. Is an effective baseline change control system in place including board charters and responsibilities?

  9. Have safety hazards and risks been determined and have appropriate safety evaluations been performed?

  10. Is it in the format that gives a clear graphical, textual or tabular breakdown of the project scope?


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 Work Breakdown Structure book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Variance Analysis: What is your organizations rationale for sharing expenses and services between business segments?

  2. Team Directory: Process decisions: is work progressing on schedule and per contract requirements?

  3. Formal Acceptance: Is formal acceptance of the Work Breakdown Structure project product documented and distributed?

  4. Scope Management Plan: Are the proposed Work Breakdown Structure project purposes different than the previously authorized Work Breakdown Structure project?

  5. Stakeholder Management Plan: Were Work Breakdown Structure project team members involved in detailed estimating and scheduling?

  6. Responsibility Assignment Matrix: With too many people labeled as doing the work, are there too many hands involved?

  7. Assumption and Constraint Log: Is the steering committee active in Work Breakdown Structure project oversight?

  8. Stakeholder Management Plan: Is a payment system in place with proper reviews and approvals?

  9. Responsibility Assignment Matrix: Are meaningful indicators identified for use in measuring the status of cost and schedule performance?

  10. Cost Management Plan: Change types and category Ð What are the types of changes and what are the techniques to report and control changes?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Work Breakdown Structure project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Work Breakdown Structure 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 Work Breakdown Structure 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 Work Breakdown Structure investments work better.

This Work Breakdown Structure 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.