Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Seven Cycles Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Seven Cycles 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 Seven Cycles specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Seven Cycles Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.
- 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 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Seven Cycles improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the standard requirements:
- What has the team done to assure the stability and accuracy of the measurement process?
- Are we Assessing Seven Cycles and Risk?
- What are the key input variables? What are the key process variables? What are the key output variables?
- What would have to be true for the option on the table to be the best possible choice?
- Who controls key decisions that will be made?
- What is the Seven Cycles sustainability risk?
- Is there a completed, verified, and validated high-level ‘as is’ (not ‘should be’ or ‘could be’) stakeholder process map?
- For your Seven Cycles project, identify and describe the business environment. is there more than one layer to the business environment?
- Think about the people you identified for your Seven Cycles project and the project responsibilities you would assign to them. what kind of training do you think they would need to perform these responsibilities effectively?
- Was a pilot designed for the proposed solution(s)?
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 Seven Cycles book in PDF containing requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…
Your Seven Cycles 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 Seven Cycles Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Seven Cycles areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:
- Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Seven Cycles 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 Seven Cycles projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Seven Cycles Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Seven Cycles project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Stakeholder Management Plan: Is documentation created for communication with the suppliers and vendors?
- Procurement Audit: Is free and fair (international) competition promoted by organizational policies and legislation, in line with legal, trade organizations and other policies?
- Procurement Management Plan: Are Seven Cycles project leaders committed to this Seven Cycles project full time?
- Probability and Impact Assessment: Which functions, departments, and activities of the organization are going to be affected?
- Team Directory: How do unidentified risks impact the outcome of the Seven Cycles project?
- Procurement Audit: Did the organization identify the full contract value and include options and provisions for renewals?
- Project Charter: What is the most common tool for helping define the detail?
- Decision Log: How does provision of information, both in terms of content and presentation, influence acceptance of alternative strategies?
- Assumption and Constraint Log: Are there processes in place to ensure that all the terms and code concepts have been documented consistently?
- Scope Management Plan: Are corrective actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Seven Cycles project plan (variances)?
Step-by-step and complete Seven Cycles Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Seven Cycles project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Seven Cycles project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Seven Cycles 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 Seven Cycles 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 Seven Cycles 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 Seven Cycles project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Seven Cycles project with this in-depth Seven Cycles Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Seven Cycles 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 Seven Cycles and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines
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 Seven Cycles investments work better.
This Seven Cycles All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person: