Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Product Cost and Life Cycle Management Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Product Cost and Life Cycle Management related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

 

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The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Product Cost and Life Cycle Management specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with…

  • The latest quick edition of the Product Cost and Life Cycle 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 664 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Product Cost and Life Cycle Management improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 664 standard requirements:

  1. Will any special training be provided for results interpretation?

  2. How can we improve Product Cost and Life Cycle Management?

  3. Does Product Cost and Life Cycle Management systematically track and analyze outcomes for accountability and quality improvement?

  4. Are there any specific expectations or concerns about the Product Cost and Life Cycle Management team, Product Cost and Life Cycle Management itself?

  5. When conducting a business process reengineering study, what should we look for when trying to identify business processes to change?

  6. What tools were used to evaluate the potential solutions?

  7. Is the team sponsored by a champion or stakeholder leader?

  8. How will effects be measured?

  9. Does job training on the documented procedures need to be part of the process team’s education and training?

  10. How likely is it that a customer would recommend our company to a friend or colleague?

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 Product Cost and Life Cycle Management book in PDF containing 664 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…

Your Product Cost and Life Cycle 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 Product Cost and Life Cycle Management Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Product Cost and Life Cycle 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 Product Cost and Life Cycle 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 Product Cost and Life Cycle Management projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Product Cost and Life Cycle Management Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Product Cost and Life Cycle Management project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Project Scope Statement: Have the reports to be produced, distributed, and filed been defined?
  2. Activity Duration Estimates: Is risk identification completed regularly throughout the Product Cost and Life Cycle Management project?
  3. Assumption and Constraint Log: Does the document/deliverable meet all requirements (for example, statement of work) specific to this deliverable?
  4. Closing Process Group: How critical is the Product Cost and Life Cycle Management project success to the success of the organization?
  5. Procurement Management Plan: Is there a formal process for updating the Product Cost and Life Cycle Management project baseline?
  6. Project or Phase Close-Out: Did the delivered product meet the specified requirements and goals of the Product Cost and Life Cycle Management project?
  7. Activity Duration Estimates: Under these circumstances what would be the best thing to do?
  8. Procurement Audit: Were additional works strictly necessary for the completion of performance under the contract?
  9. Process Improvement Plan: Have the supporting tools been developed or acquired?
  10. Activity Duration Estimates: Are changes to the scope managed according to defined procedures?

 
Step-by-step and complete Product Cost and Life Cycle Management Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Product Cost and Life Cycle Management project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Product Cost and Life Cycle 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 Product Cost and Life Cycle 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 Product Cost and Life Cycle 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 Product Cost and Life Cycle 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 Product Cost and Life Cycle Management 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 Product Cost and Life Cycle Management project with this in-depth Product Cost and Life Cycle Management Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Product Cost and Life Cycle 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 Product Cost and Life Cycle 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 Product Cost and Life Cycle Management investments work better.

This Product Cost and Life Cycle Management All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person:

 

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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.